2017 - 2018

University of Minnesota

2018 Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals (DLAI)
Xinshen Diao, China - Ph.D., Applied Economics (1995)

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences

2018 Distinguished Teaching Award: Graduate Faculty
Marc Bellemare

2018 Undergraduate Student Board Award: Outstanding Professional Advisor
Gary Cooper

2018 Undergraduate Student Board Award: Outstanding Professor
Tade Okediji

2018 Alumni Society Scholarship Recipient
Shuoli Zhao

2018 Borealis Circle Award
Claudia Parliament

2018 Borealis Circle Award
Jim Hammill

Department of Applied Economics

2018 Outstanding Alumni Award
Xinshen Diao
Deputy Division Director, Development Strategy and Governance Division, and Theme Leader, Agricultural Transformation, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). (1995 Ph.D. Applied Economics)

Ed Lotterman
Economics Columnist and Professor; "Real World Economics"-Pioneer Press; Professor of economics at Augsburg College; Owner, Chanarambie Consulting. (1980 MS Agricultural Economics)

Mike and Matt Boerboom
Boerboom Ag Resources LLC (third-generation family farm). (2007 and 2011 BS Agricultural and Food Business Management)

2017-2018 PhD Dissertation Award
Lindsey Novak, "The Persistence of Female Genital Cutting in West Africa." Advisors: Marc Bellemare and Paul Glewwe

2017-2018 M.S. Thesis Award
Ryan Chien, "The Components of Transit Time and Their Effects on Trip Mode Choice." Advisor: Gerard McCullough

2017-2018 Teaching Assistant Award
Tomoko Utsumi -- 1000 Level Classes
Soomin Lee -- 3000/4000 Level Classes
Julieth Santamaria -- 5000/8000 Level Classes

Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA)

2018 Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention
Yu Na Lee
“Three Essays on the Economics of Price Volatility”