Honors and Awards

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award - Sweden (1999 and 2022).

Roy Frederick Professor of Agricultural Economics (Jan 2018 - present).

Agricultural Economics Graduate Students Association Faculty Award (1991, 2002, 2015).

Outstanding Journal Article, Honorable Mention, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, 2011.

Commencement Speaker - UNL Doctoral Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, May 9, 2008.

Excellence in Graduate Education Award - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2008.

Best Paper Award - The Economic Research Forum 14th Annual Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 2007.

Plenary speaker - Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Techniques, Rabat, Morocco,  2007.

PHI BETA DELTA, Honor Society of International Scholars (2006).

Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum.

Teaching Fellow, HIID, Harvard University (Summer 1997).

Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1991.

Recognition Award for Contributions to Students, UNL Parents Association and Teaching Council, 1989.

Finalist, Outstanding Young Professor Award, Lincoln Jaycees, 1989.

Sigma Xi, 1988.

Outstanding PhD. Student Award, UNL, 1982.

Gamma Sigma Delta Honorary, 1981.