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Current Graduate Students

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Sarah Acquah

Degree: PhD, Water Science & Management

State/Country: Ghana

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: M.Sc., Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State

Future Plans: To pursue a career in the water resource economics and policy

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Alex Bernal

Degree: PhD, Economic Development

State/Country: New Mexico

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: M.A., Economics, NMSU, 2012; B.Sc., General Business with Minor in Economics, NMSU, 2011

Future Plans: To explore economic development careers within the southwest region.

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Joy Enyinnaya

Degree: M.S., Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: Abia, Nigeria

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Agricultural Economics and Extension, Abia State University, 2009

Future Plans: To become a cutting edge agricultural researcher.

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Matthew Gaskins

Degree: Master of Agriculture with a concentration in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: BBA, Marketing; minor in sports marketing, 2011

Future Plans: Interests include marketing, economic consulting, import/export trade

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Befekadu Habteyes

Degree: PhD - Water Science & Management

State/Country: Ethiopia

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: M.Sc., Agricultural Economics, NMSU, 2015; M.Sc., Agricultural Economics, Haramaya University, 2013; B.S., Agribusiness Management, Alemaya University, 2005.

Future Plans:

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David Jaime

Degree: M.S., Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: Winterhaven, CA

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., CSU-Fresno, Agribusiness, 2015

Future Plans: To pursue a career in production management and marketing and eventually start a business.

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Kamal Khanal

Degree: M.S., Agricultural Economics

State/Country: Kailekh, Nepal

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, 2006

Future Plans: To pursue a Ph.D., in agricultural economics and contribute in the field of agricultural research and development

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Hodjo Manzamasso

Degree: M.S., Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: Lome, Togo

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: M.Sc., International Development, Hankuk University, Korea, 2013; M.Sc., Agricultural Engineering, Lome University, Togo, 2008

Future Plans: To obtain my PhD in Agricultural Economics and contribute to more effective agricultural policies designing in developing countries including Togo.

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Ashlee Matlock

Degree: MBA with a concentration in Agribusiness

State/Country: Tennessee

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee

Future Plans: Advocating for agriculture through public policy and/or financial lending.

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Jose Mayen

Degree: M.S., Agricultural Economics & Economics

State/Country: Guatemala City, Guatemala

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Engineering w/Electrical concentration, John Brown University, 2004

Future Plans: To grow a professional an start my own business.

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Dina Salman

Degree: PhD, Water Science & Management

State/Country: Iraq

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., English Literature, Iraq, 2007; M.A., Economics, NMSU, 2013

Future Plans: To pursue career possibilities with FAO or the World Bank

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Julie Wilbanks

Degree: Master of Agriculture with a concentration in Agribusiness

State/Country: New Mexico

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2015

Future Plans: To pursue a career within the agriculture industry focusing on agribusiness and continuing to promote agriculture.