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David Dismukes, PhD, LSU Center for Energy Studies

David E. Dismukes, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University

David E. Dismukes is a Professor, Executive Director, and Director of Policy Analysis at the Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University. He also serves as a Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, and as the Director of the Coastal Marine Institute, both of which are in the College of the Coast and the Environment at LSU.

David’s research interests are related to the analysis of economic, statistical, and public policy issues in energy and natural resources. Over the past 33 years, he has worked in consulting, academia, and government service.

David has been on the LSU faculty for 26 years and has led research efforts on energy, economic, and environmental/natural resource-related topics. He speaks regularly to professional, trade, and civic associations on important energy issues, trends, and topics. He serves in numerous advisory positions including serving on the National Petroleum Council, a federally chartered advisory arm to the U.S. Secretary of Energy.

Dr. Dismukes received his M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from Florida State University.