Dr. Tina Saitone is a Professor of Extension focused on livestock and rangeland economics.
Dr. Saitone is a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at UC Davis, an associate faculty member of UC Rangelands, and member of the Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
Saitone grew up in Sonoma County, California where her family established a vineyard more than 100 years ago. She received a B.A. degree (summa cum laude) in economics from Sonoma State University and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Davis.
Saitone’s research has been published in leading academic journals including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Annual Review of Resource Economics, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, and European Review of Agricultural Economics. Dr. Saitone has taught courses at the University of California, Davis and Sonoma State University in business and antitrust regulation, microeconomics, and environmental economics.