Brian Isom is a research manager at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. His role is heavily focused on collaboration with outside scholars and mentoring the center’s student research fellows.
Brian is currently finishing his masters of economics degree at USU. His past research has covered issues relating to the regulation of nuclear energy, institutional impacts on wildfire management, the economic impacts of hydraulic fracturing, institutional water management in the western U.S., and the effects of renewable mandates on state economies. Brian is an avid outdoorsman and as such is keenly interested in the way public policy affects all aspects of the environment.