- Discipline: Senior Research Fellow
- Organization: Property and Environment Research Center
Fretwell is a PERC Senior Research Fellow, and an adjunct professor at Montana State University. She also attended Montana State University as a student where she earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and master's degree in resource economics. She worked with Northwest Economics Associates in Vancouver, Washington, examining timber export regulation in the Pacific Northwest and has consulted for organizations including Plum Creek Timber and the Center for International Trade in Forest Products (CINTRAFOR). As author and co-author of numerous articles on natural resource issues, current emphasis is on public lands management. Fretwell has published in professional journals and the popular press including the Wall Street Journal, Journal for Environmental Economics and Management, Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum, Journal of Forestry, andConsumer's Research.