Falk School of Sustainability & Environment Faculty and Staff
Faculty in Community Economic Development
Hometown : Aibonito, Puerto Rico
Joined Chatham : 2016
Academic Areas of Interest
Community Development, Economic Policy, Environmental Policy
Personal Areas of Interest
Jazz, Hiking, Political Punditry
Héctor Sáez works in community development, environmental issues, and economic policy. He obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Héctor taught community development, applied economics, and environmental issues at the University of Vermont, and worked as the BioAg Specialist at the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources at Washington State University. He also led Beyond Growth, a consulting group that specialized in economic development and environmental issues. Héctor served as the director of the MBA program at Holy Names University in Oakland, CA. He is a volunteer staff economist for the Center for Popular Economics in Amherst, MA. and a director on the board of Water for Humans in Seattle. He served on the board of directors of the Bainbridge Graduate Institute at Pinchot University in Seattle and on the board of advisors at Marlboro College’s MBA in Sustainability in Brattleboro, VT.
- Rewriting the Racial Rules: Building an Inclusive American Economy 2016. Flynn, A; Warren, A; Wong, F; Holmberg, S; Sáez, H; Fidz, R; Price, T; Wilson, A.
- With Sablani, et al. 2011. Effects of Air and Freeze Drying on Phytochemical Content of Conventional and Organic Berries. Drying Technology: An International Journal Volume 29, Issue 2: 205-216
- With Sablani, et al. 2010. Effect of thermal treatments on phytochemicals in conventionally and organically grown berries. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 90(5):769–778,
- Market Feasibility of a Food Processing Facility in Port of Skagit. 2009. Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources. Washington State University.
- With Miles, C., Beus, C., Corbin, A., Wallace, R., Wszelaki, A., Saez, H., Walters, T., Leonas, K., Brodhagen, M., Hayes, D., and Inglis, D. 2009. Research and extension priorities to ensure adaptation of high tunnels and biodegradable plastic mulch in the United States. Agricultural Plastics Congress. College Station, Pennsylvania.
- Civic and Commercial Values in Organic Coffee in Costa Rica. Journal of Environmental, Economic and Social Sustainability. 1: 4. 2005.
- Property Rights, Technologies and Environmental Degradation in SantoDomingo. Cuba in Transition: Proceedings of the Association for the Study of Cuban Economy. Vol. 7 Pp. 75-112. 1997
- Agricultural Policies, Resource Degradation and Conservation in Cuba. Cuban Studies, V. 27. Pp. 40-67. 1997
- The International Economy and the Environment in Latin America. In Creating a New World Economy: Forces of Change and Plans for Action Jessica Gordon.; Center for Popular Economics. Gerald Epstein, Julie Graham and Julie; Nembhard (editors).