Dr. Erin Arneson is an Assistant Professor of Construction Management at Colorado State University. Dr. Arneson graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University, a MS in Construction Management from the University of Washington, and a PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Arneson worked as a project manager in the architecture and construction industry for over seven years. She is currently researching how construction industry supply chains, including material and labor resources, respond to regional disruptions and large-scale disasters.

Academic Positions

  • Present2018

    Assistant Professor

    Colorado State University

  • 20182014

    Research Assistant

    University of Colorado Boulder

  • 20142013

    Research Fellow

    University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

  • 20132006

    Project Architect



  • Ph.D. 2018

    Ph.D. Civil Engineering

    University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO)

  • M.S. 2014

    M.S. Construction Management

    University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

  • B.Arch 2006

    Bachelor of Architecture

    Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)

Honors, Awards, and Grants

  • 2016-2018
    GAANN Fellowship
    Graduate Assistantship in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship, U.S. Department of Education, Boulder, CO (tuition, fees, and stipend $35,000/year)
  • 2014-2016
    Doctoral Assistantship for Excellence Award
  • 2014-2016
    University of Colorado Dean’s Graduate Assistantship Award
  • 2014-2016
    Scan Design Research Fellowship
  • 2014-2016
    University of Washington Academic Dean’s List