Spring 2015 Teaching Schedule
Ag Econ 3241 Ethical Issues in Agriculture (click here for most recent syllabus)
Fall 2015 Teaching Schedule
Ag Econ 1041 Applied Microeconomics (click here for most recent syllabus)
Agric 3215 Community Food Systems (co-taught with Mary
Hendrickson) (click here for most recent syllabus)
Ag Econ 8010 Research Methodology (click here for most recent syllabus)
Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
University of Missouri
146 Mumford Hall
My CV and my Bio
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I am Associate Professor of Agribusiness and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Agricultural & Applied
Economics at the University of
Missouri, where I am also a Senior Fellow at the Contracting and Organizations Research
Institute. The Department of Agricultural Economics is a
part of the Division of Applied Social
Sciences in the College of
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Go Tigers!
Previously, I was Assistant Professor of Economics in the Barney School of Business
at the University of
Hartford, in West Hartford,
Connecticut. Go Hawks!
In 1995 I completed the Ph.D. program in the Department of Economics
at Washington University in
St. Louis in Missouri.
I am also a graduate of the Economics
program at Brigham Young
University, which is sponsored by The Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Go Cougars!
My research interests include the economics of trust, ethics, and
happiness; business and applied ethics generally; and the ethics of
competition, especially in agricultural markets.
I am a member of the American Economic Association, the Agricultural & Applied
Economics Association, the Association for Social Economics, the Agriculture, Food and Human
Values Society, and the Society for Business Ethics.
updated: January 2015