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Ph.D. Economics, Iowa State University, 1974.
B.S. Agricultural Business, Iowa State University, 1970.


Director, Office for Technology Research Initiatives, College of Business, University of Illinois, 2004 - 2009
Assistant, Associate and Professor, College of ACES, University of Illinois, 1975 - 2005
Assistant Dean for Research Strategy, College of ACES, University of Illinois, 2003 - 2004
Director, National Soybean Research Laboratory, 1996 - 2002

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Honors and Awards

Outstanding Instructor Award, American Agricultural Economics Association , 1996

NACTA/ATV Award and Teaching Fellow, National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture , 1992

Award for Professional Excellence in Research, American Agricultural Economics Association , 1975-1977

Award of Merit for Research, United Soybean Board , 2002

Special Recognition for Service, Illinois Soybean Association , 2002

Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers, University of Illinois , 1987-1995

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