Faculty

Name Areas of Interest Email
Charlotte Ambrozek
Assistant Professor

Food economics, consumer economics, public economics, food assistance, food retail, policy analysis, applied econometrics.

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Marc Bellemare
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Distinguished University Teaching Professor, and Northrop Professor

Agricultural Policy, Development and Growth, Food Security.

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Mariah Beverly
Extension Economist
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Michael Boland
Professor; Agricultural and Food Business Management Major Coordinator

Agribusiness, Cooperatives, Industrial Organization, Supply Chain.

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Brian Buhr
Dean, Professor

Food Marketing, Futures & Options Marketing, Market Structure & Industrial Organization, Meat, Livestock & Dairy Marketing, Supply Chains.

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Metin Cakir
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Consumer Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Index Number Theory

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Caroline Carlin
Adjunct Assistant Professor
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Yuan Chai
Adjunct Professor

Agricultural risk management; Production economics; Bio-economic modeling; Agricultural R&D; Food security

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Jay Coggins
Professor

Agricultural Policy, Air and Water Pollution, Common Property Resources, Environmental Economics, Environmental Policy and Regulation, Poverty and Welfare, Water Economics.

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Robert Craven
Extension Professor

Crop Marketing, Crop Production, Farm Management.

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Elizabeth Davis
Professor, Applied Economics Major Coordinator

Labor economics, child care and early education, public policy, poverty and welfare reform, and rural economics. 

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Gigi DiGiacomo
Research Fellow

Organic Agriculture, Integrated Pest Management, Horticultural Economics, Sustainable Food Systems, Business Planning, Invasive Species

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Paul Glewwe
Professor, Distinguished McKnight Professor

Development Economics, Economics of Education, and Program Evaluation (Impact Evaluation)

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Joleen Hadrich
Professor, Associate Dean for the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station and CFANS Research & Outreach Centers

Dairy economics, livestock systems, producer level decision-making, agricultural finance

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Frances Homans
Professor

Natural Resource Economics

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Terrance Hurley
Austin A. Dowell Professor, Interim Division Head

Natural Resource Economics, Production Economics, Science and Technology Policy

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Ali Joglekar
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Development Economics, Policy Analysis, Agricultural Economics, Spatial Econometrics.

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Justin Johnson
Assistant Professor

Environmental Economics, Ecosystem Services, Climate Change, Computable General Equilibrium, Trade and Development, Natural Resource Economics

Development Economics, Policy Analysis, Agricultural Economics, Spatial Econometrics.

 

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Katie Wilts Johnson
Extension Economist

Farm financial management, risk management, agricultural policy

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Laura Kalambokidis
Professor, Minnesota State Economist

Economics of Public Services, Public Finance, Regional Economics

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Jason Kerwin
Associate Professor

Development and Growth, Health Economics, Labor Economics  

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Kevin Klair
Extension Professor

Farm financial management, agricultural policy

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William Lazarus
Professor, Extension Economist

Agricultural Policy, Farm Management, Production Economics

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Curtis Mahnken
Extension Professor

Farm financial management, agricultural finance, risk management

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Elton Mykerezi
Professor

Community, Economic & Rural Development, Labor Economics, Poverty & Welfare, Regional Economics

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Dale Nordquist
Extension Professor

Farm financial management, production economics

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Tade Okediji
Professor

Economic Development and Growth, Institutions and Economic Performance.

Tade has a joint appointment in the Department of African American and African Studies.

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Philip Pardey
Professor

Agricultural Development, Agricultural Policy, Biodiversity & Endangered Species, Biotechnology & Genetic Resources, Economics of Science & Technology, Intellectual Property Rights, Growth & Development

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Hikaru Peterson
Professor

Sustainable Food Systems, Consumer Economics, Food Marketing

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Jeff Peterson
Professor

Water Economics

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Stephen Polasky
Regents Professor, Fesler-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics

Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Economics, Game Theory, Land Economics, Natural Capital, Natural Resource Economics, Sustainability, Water Economics

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D Wynn Richardson
Extension Professor

Farm management, production agriculture, software development

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Joseph Ritter
Professor

Labor economics, public policy. 

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C Ford Runge
Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Applied Economics and Law

Environmental Economics, Food Security, Trade

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Pamela Smith
Associate Professor

International Economics; Applied Econometrics; Development Economics

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Rodney Smith
Professor

Government regulation and policy, economic development and growth, resource economics, mechanism design theory, production economics

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Jeffrey Stamp
Teaching Professor

Creativity, Corporate Entrepreneurship, Pedagogy, Opportunity Recognition, Design Thinking.

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Dick Todd
Adjunct Professor
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Ed Usset
Extension Professor

Commodity Marketing, Crop Marketing, Futures & Options Marketing

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Pauline Van Nurden
Associate Extension Professor

Farm financial management, risk management education, agricultural finance

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Chengyan Yue
Professor

Behavioral Economics, Consumer Economics, Trade

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