1. K-State home
  2. »Agriculture
  3. »Agricultural Economics
  4. »Directory
  5. »M.S. Students

Department of Agricultural Economics

M.S. Students

Michael Apamaku

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation,  December 2017
Ph.D. | Pathobiology, Univeristy of California Davis, 2013
M.S. | Epidemiology, University of California Davis, 2005
B.V.M. | Veterinary Medicine, Makerere University, Uganda, 2000

Curriculum Vitae
mba123@ksu.edu

Research Focus | Animal Health Economics

seal bar

Bolanle Atilola |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2018
B.S. | 

Curriculum Vitae
baatilol@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Rudra Baral |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2019
B.S. | 

Curriculum Vitae
rudrabaral@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Sam Baseley |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2018
B.S. | 

Curriculum Vitae
sbase119@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Olabisi Ekong |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2017
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
oaekong@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Candace Gatson

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation Dec. 2017
B.S. | Agribusiness Management, University of Missouri, 2016

Curriculum Vitae
gatson@ksu.edu

Research Focus | Consumer willingness-to-pay and supply chain distribution

seal bar

Jiajing He | China

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2017
B.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Dec. 2014

Curriculum Vitae
hjiajing@ksu.edu

Research Focus | Wheat

seal bar

Emilie Herbst

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2018
B.S. | Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, 2016
Advisor | Dr. Schroeder

Curriculum Vitae
emilieherbst@ksu.edu

Research Focus | The cattle industry and their use of antibiotics faces a great deal of public scrutiny. In response to this, the FDA is putting in place new laws that require a Veterinary Feed Directive to feed antibiotics to livestock. I am researching the economic effects the VFD will have on veterinarians and producers in the cattle industry.

seal bar

Lucas Holsapple |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2017
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
holsapple@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Mengistu Kassie |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2018
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
mengistugebru@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Eva Kyereboah |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2019
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
eakyereboah@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Paul Leiva Lanza |

M.S. |Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2018
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
pall@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Geqi Li |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2018
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
dennis10@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Cody O'Brien | Cherryvale, KS

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2017
B.S. | Agribusiness with a minor in Leadership Studies, Kansas State University, 2015

Curriculum Vitae
cody25@ksu.edu
LinkedIn

Research Focus | Productivity and profitability of farms

seal bar

Hanna Ruder | St. George, KS

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, May 2018
B.S. | Agribusiness, Kansas State University, 2016
Advisor | Sean Fox

Curriculum Vitae
hruder@ksu.edu

Research Focus | Currently interested in Agricultural Finance research

seal bar

Brady Rundel | Colby, KS

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, Summer 2016
B.S. | Agricultural Economics with a minor in Business, Kansas State University 2015 Suma Cum Laude

Curriculum Vitae
rundel1@ksu.edu 

Research Focus | I have been studying the influence of water depletion from the High Plains Aquifer on Kansas land values.

seal bar

Nathan Smart |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation, 2019
B.S. |

Curriculum Vitae
nsmart7@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Jayce Stabel |

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2017
B.S. | 

Curriculum Vitae
jstabel@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Lucas Sudbeck | Seneca, KS

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, Anticipated graduation 2018
B.S. | 

Curriculum Vitae
lucassudbeck@ksu.edu

Research Focus |

seal bar

Christian Torrezgaleano | Nicaragua, Esteli, Condega

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Anticipated graduation December 2016
B.S. | Agribusiness, Zamorano University, 2011

Curriculum Vitae
torrez@ksu.edu

Research Focus | Big data, cropping systems and precision agricultural technologies 

seal bar

Candice Wilson | Amsterdam, Missouri

M.S. | Agricultural Economics, Anticipated graduation 2017
B.S. | Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University, 2015

Curriculum Vitae
clwilson@ksu.edu

Research Focus | I am working with Dr. Mykel Taylor on factors affecting program enrollment for the 2014 Farm Bill and my main research interests center around domestic and international agricultural policy and their implications.

seal bar