Dr. Dixon is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at UNM. He got his Doctorate in Economics, and before that, his Masters in Physics, both at UNM. His Bachelors, from University of Vermont, is also in Physics. Before he took up teaching full time in 2012, Dr. Dixon was a software engineer and computational scientist. In these roles he worked in New Mexico, Massachusetts, Vermont, England, California, Chile, and Hawaii. Between jobs Dr. Dixon traveled around North America, Europe, Western Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and New Zealand. Here at UNM he's taught various undergraduate economics courses, lately concentrating on macroeconomics and econometrics. Dr. Dixon's research interests are focused on computational economics with applications in multiple areas including natural resources, environment, energy, and health. He also plays blues and jazz in a couple of bands in Albuquerque.