Current Graduate Students

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Ashley Lama-Mendoza

  • New Mexico, USA
  • Masters of Agriculture with specialization in Agribusiness
  • B.S., Animal Science, NMSU, 2008
  • After graduation, will continue in my position at ACES/NMSU, Business & Resource Planning
Taylor Van Why

Taylor Van Why

  • Yuma, Arizona, USA
  • Masters of Agriculture with specialization in Agribusiness
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics & Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2020
  • After graduation, plans are to move back to Arizona and find a job in the agricultural business field.
Donald Rossette

Donald Rossette

  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Ph.D., Water Science Management
  • M.A., Economics, New Mexico State University, 2017; M.S.S., Economics, M.S., Health Economics, and B.S.S., Economics at University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • After graduation, plans to become a successful professor and researcher
Jorgianna Calderon

Jorgianna Calderon

  • Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA
  • Masters of Agriculture with specialization in Agribusiness
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2020
  • After graduation, plans to go into the real estate investment field.
Sergio A. Sotelo-Sosa

Sergio A. Sotelo-Sosa

  • El Paso, Texas, USA
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2015
  • After graduation, plans are to pursue a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and continue to explore platforms that offer collaboration opportunities between researchers, consumers, and entrepreneurs across the global food system.
Leila Shadabi

Leila Shadabi

  • Tehran, Iran
  • Ph.D., Water Science Management
  • Bachelor's in Economics, Allameh Tabatabre; Masters in Economics, Azad University, Ph.D. in Economic Development, NMSU
Amber Montano

Amber Montano

  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Master of Science in Agricultural Economics
  • B.S., Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business, NMSU, 2020
  • After graduation, plans are to pursue employment in the agricultural finance field.
O. Omotayo

Oluwatobi Timothy Omotayo

  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Master of Arts in Economics
  • B.S., Agriculture, Agricultural Economics & Farm Management, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Upon graduation, I intend on having industry experience with organizations focused on agricultural policy and economic development before proceeding for my Ph.D. program in Public Policy & Political Economy.