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Department of Agricultural Economics

Initial Employment Accepted by Graduate Students

2018

M.S.

  • Micheal Apamaku, Veterinarians Without Borders
  • Nathan Smart, Research Analyst at Kynetec

Ph.D.

  • Frank Nti, USDA

 

2017

MS

  • Cody O'Brien, Landmark National Bank
  • Christian Torrez Galeano, CattleFax 
  • Candice Wilson, Washington, D.C.

Ph.D.

  • Melissa McKendree, Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
  • Nicolas Quintana-Ashwell, World Bank, Technical Specialist, Global Water Practice. Research Scientist, University of Wyoming
  • Steven Ramsey, Assistant Professor. New Mexico State University
  • Ana Claudia Sant'Anna, Post Doc. The Ohio State University
  • Shuang Xu, California

2016

MS

  • Logan Britton, U.S. Grains Council, Washington, D.C., Graduate Fellow in Economics and Policy Analysis
  • Brian Highfill, Cargill
  • Claire Newman, Research Assistant, University of California-Davis, California
  • Henry Ott, Frontier Farm Credit. Emporia, Real Estate and Chattel Appraiser

Ph.D.

  • Xia Shang, Monsanto

 2015

MS

  • Michelle Estes, Smithfield Farmland, Associate Category Planner.
  • Adam Hancock, Informa Economics Washington Office. Consultant specializing in the analysis of goverment policies, programs, and regulations.
  • Claire Luensmann, Cargill, Feed Associate
  • Hannah Miller, Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ph.D.

  • Brady Brewer, University of Georgia, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics.
  • Elizabeth Canales, Roll Global, Strategy Consultant
  • Melissa Lynes, Oil and Energy, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Washington D.C. Industry Economist

 2014

MS

  • William Calis, Topcon Precision Agriculture, Business Development Analytics Specialists
  • Garret Lister, Innovative Livestock Solutions in Kansas, Risk Management Trainee
  • Cooper Morris, Rabo AgriFinance in Kansas, Credit/Relationship Analyst
  • Brian Sancewich, University of Florida, Post Doc
  • Dustin Shearer, Gordon L. Brown and Associates, Inc. in Pennsylvania.  Engineer in Training

Ph.D.

  • Graciela Andrango, National Institute of Agricultural and Livestock Research of Ecuador (INIAP)
  • Veronica Pozo, Utah State University, Assistant Professor

 2013

MS

  • Nathan Clarke, Extension Agricultural Economist, K-State Research and Extension
  • Matthew Herrington, Chicago Mercantile Exchange
  • Caitlin Lowe, Opportunity International
  • Rebecca Manes, Kansas Legislative Research Group, Research Fellow
  • Brett Pendell. Commodity Hedging Analyst, Smithfield foods

PHD

  • Sam Funk, Chief Economist, United Soybean Board
  • Bryon Parman, Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University
  • Levi Russell, Assistant Professor, Texas AgriLife Extension, Texas A&M University
  • Alexi Thompson.  Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Indiana University of Pennsylvania