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Department of Agricultural Economics

Nina Lilja

Associate Dean of International Agricultural Programs

144 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506


B.S., International Service and Development, World College West (California), 1987
M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, 1992
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 1996

Research Interests and Experience

As an Associate Dean of International Agricultural Programs (IAP) in the College of Agriculture at K-State, Nina Lilja is responsible for the activities related to international scholars, faculty exchanges, and coordination of research partnerships for the COA. Prior to joining K-State, she spent 12 years working for the Consultative Group on International Agricultural research (CGIAR). She was stationed in West Africa and Latin America, and she has lead and evaluated global agricultural research projects aimed at poverty alleviation.