James M. Sallee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Berkeley, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Research Associate of the Energy Institute at Haas.

He is a public economist who studies topics related to energy, the environment and taxation. He completed his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Michigan in 2008. He also holds a B.A. in economics and political science from Macalester College.