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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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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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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Yawotse Nouve

Degree: Master of Science, Agricultural Economics

State/Country: Lomé, Togo

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: Engineering degree in Agronomy with a minor in agricultural economcis, 2012, University of Lomé, Togo

Future Plans: To pursue a PhD in agricultural economics and contribute to agricultural development in Togo and beyond.

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Emily Russell

Degree: Master of Science, Agricultural Economics

State/Country: New Mexico

Undergraduate/Graduate Work: B.Sc., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2016

Future Plans: To pursue a PhD upon completion of the masters degree.

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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.