Karen Potter-Witter

Professor, Forest Economics

Karen Potter-Witter

Ph.D.

Natural Resources, 480 Wilson Rd Room 208, East Lansing MI 48824

Phone: (517) 353-9447

Education

Ph.D. in Resource Economics, Michigan State University, 1981
M.S. in Forestry - Quantitative Techniques, University of Minnesota, 1978
B.S. in Forest Management, with high honors, Michigan Technological University, 1975 

    Selected Publications

    GC, S. and K. Potter-Witter. 2011. An Examination of Michigan’s Logging Sector in the Emerging Bioenergy Market. Forest Products Journal. 61(6): 459-465.

    GC, S. and K. Potter-Witter. 2011. Status of Michigan’s forest products industry and their perception towards bioenergy. Forest Products Journal. 61(1): 77-82.

    GC, S., B. Kuipers, and K. Potter-Witter. 2011. Determinants of Michigan’s Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners’ Willingness to Supply Biomass for Bioenergy. Michigan State University. Feedstock Supply Chain Center of Energy Excellence. 4p.

    S. GC, B. Kuipers and K. Potter-Witter. 2011. Harvesting and Equipment Capacity of Logging Firms In Michigan. Michigan State University. Feedstock Supply Chain Center of Energy Excellence. 4p.

    Kuipers, B., S. GC, and K. Potter-Witter. 2011.Means of Communication for Reaching Michigan’s Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowners. Michigan State University. Feedstock Supply Chain Center of Energy Excellence. 6p.

    Mueller, L.S., S.GC and K. Potter-Witter. 2010. Michigan Woody Biomass Supply Snapshot.Forestry Biofuel Statewide Collaboration Center.

    GC, S. and K. Potter-Witter. 2010. Michigan’s forest products sector: are they ready for promoting bioenergy?” 2010. Poster abstract in Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM October 27-30, 2010. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters. CD-ROM.

    Mueller, L.S. and K. Potter-Witter. 2010. Regional variation of non-Industrial private forest owners in Michigan. Poster abstract in Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters National Convention, Albuquerque, NM October 27-30, 2010. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters. CD-ROM.

    Potter-Witter, K. and D. Cassidy. 2010. Expanding bioenergy opportunities from working forests and rangelands. USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Michigan State University Outreach. 8p.

    Leefers, L., K. Potter-Witter, D. MacFarlane, and Z. Wang. 2009. Michigan’s wood energy biomass availability and supply. Proceedings of the Society of the American Foresters 2009 National Convention, Orlando, FL, September 29-October 2, 2009. Bethesda, MD: Society of American Foresters, 2009. CD-ROM.