Ian Kennedy

Research Analyst I, Building Products


Reach out to Ian if you have questions regarding spatial analyses, the American Housing Survey (AHS), the primary processing lumber industry, and/or the intersection of climate science and demand for building products.

As a Research Analyst, Ian wrangle a variety of complicated datasets to enhance our Building Products Reports, while outputting preliminary analyses and visualizations. He also utilizes GIS-software for spatial analyses.

Past Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant for Timber Products Output Studies and Family Forest Research Center


  • BS in Environmental Science & Earth Systems at University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MS in Geography (GIS) at University of Massachusetts Amherst

Fun fact

Ian’s favorite vacation spots are Highland Lake (Bridgton, ME) and Lake Willoughby (Westmore, VT), each of which he tries to visit at least once per year. A bucket-list vacation spot he’s yet to make it to is Honolulu, HI!