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Ambassador Richard Crowder Joins the AAEC Department

Farm Business Management Update, October - November 2008

Reprinted from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Fall 2008 Newsletter
('s/AAECNewsletter2008.pdf )

Professor Crowder will teach strategic leadership and conduct outreach on international trade issues. Crowder previously served as a special advisor for the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR). Most recently, he served as the USTR’s chief agriculture negotiator, where he was responsible for directing all U.S. agricultural trade negotiations worldwide.

Crowder has more than 30 years experience in the food, agriculture, and international trade sectors. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in agricultural economics from Virginia Tech and his Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Oklahoma State University.

Ambassador Richard Crowder


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