Dr. Doug Bruggeman

Dr. Doug Bruggeman, Founder

Dr. Bruggeman received his Ph.D. at Michigan State University specializing in Ecological Economics. He is adjunct faculty at Lenoir-Rhyne University and Michigan State University, and Founder of Ecological Services and Markets, an Asheville-based consulting firm. At Lenoir-Rhyne University, Dr. Bruggeman has designed and teaches a course on the Economics of Sustainability for the Graduate Program in Sustainability Studies. Dr. Bruggeman's work has centered on developing market-based strategies for mitigating the effects of habitat loss and adapting to climate change. Prior to completing his PhD, he worked as an Ecotoxicologist supporting Superfund and Brownfield re-development. Dr. Bruggeman is also a licensed realtor with Keller Williams Professionals and completed his licensing course-work at Crumbie and Trull.