Faculty Profile for Dr. Joni S J Charles

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Dr. Joni S J Charles
Associate Professor — Finance & Economics
MCOY 557
phone: (512) 245-3243

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Joni Seaton James Charles is an Associate Professor of Economics in the McCoy College of Business Administration at Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. Dr. Charles graduated from Howard University and Purdue University.

Teaching Interests

Microeconomics, Environmental Economics and Management

Research Interests

Groundwater governance and groundwater management, Grassroots organization, Collaborative partnerships, and participatory decision making on water-related issues

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Charles, J. S. J. (2018, July). Knowledge, Perceptions and Understanding of Groundwater: A Texas Survey 2017. Texas + Water. San Marcos, Texas, USA: Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. Retrieved from https://us9.campaign-archive.com/?u=1a75c397ce97f21a4a4d5da50&id=5c7a16deeb
  • Charles, J. S. J., & Chih, Y.-Y. (2016). Delinquency Reinforcement and Balance: Is Exposure to Delinquent Peers. BE Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 16(4). Retrieved from https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/bejeap.2016.16.issue-4/issue-files/bejeap.2016.16.issue-4.xml
  • Charles, J. (2014). To Grow or Not to Grow (That is the Question). Buffalo, New York, USA: National Center for Case Studies in Science.
  • Charles, J., & Yoskowitz, D. (2011). The Value of Environmental Flow in Cypress Creek: Willingness to Pay by Wimberley Residents to Protect Groundwater and Preserve Flow in Cypress Creek.
  • Charles, J. (2005). Executive Summary: Economic Activity Associated With Commercial Fishing, Recreational Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife Observation Along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Service Learning Excellence Fellow. December 13, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, McCoy Collge of Business Administration. August 25, 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society - Alfred H. Nolle Chapter. May 2016
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Recognition, National Association of Black Accountants - Cen-Tex Chapter. April 23, 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Everette Swinney Award, Faculty Senate. 2001

Selected Grants

  • Charles, Joni (Supporting). Research on How Much Water is in the Pedernales and How It Connects to the Rest of the Hill Country?, Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. (Submitted: September 2015, Funded: September 19, 2015 - November 30, 2016). Grant.
  • Charles, Joni. The Economics of Siting Hazardous Waste Facilities, National Science Foundation, Federal. (Funded: January 1991 - January 1993). Grant.
  • Charles, Joni. McCoy College Student Development Grant, Texas State University. (Funded: 2007 - 2008). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

International Watershed Studies Partner
Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
September 1, 2018-Present
Peer Reviewer, Case Studies in Environmental Economics, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies
National Center for Case Studies in Teaching Science
November 2016-Present
Peer Reviewer, Microeconomics Teaching Materials
MERLOT II - Online Site for Teaching and Learning
October 2016-Present
Reviewer, Grant Proposal
Environmental Protection Agency
December 2011-Present
Reviewer, Journal Article
Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management
January 2009-Present