Maureen Cropper is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Maryland.  She is also a Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future and a member of the National Academy of Sciences.  Professor Cropper served as a Lead Economist in the World Bank’s Research Department from 1993-2006 and was a member of the USEPA’s Science Advisory Board from 1994-2006, where she chaired the Advisory Council on Clean Air Compliance Analysis and the Environmental Economics Advisory Committee.  In 2016-17 she co-chaired the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Assessing Approaches to Updating the Social Cost of Carbon.  Professor Cropper’s research has focused on valuing the health impacts and health benefits of environmental programs, especially program to reduce air pollution.  She has also contributed to EPA’s recent update of the Social Cost of Carbon.