Curriculum Vitae

Previous Positions

  • Associate Professor of Economics, University of Puget Sound, 2003- 2009.
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Puget Sound, 1997-2003.
  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of California at Berkeley, 1991, 1996.
  • Economic Consultant, International Labor Organization, 1994.
  • Research Analyst, International Food Policy Research Institute and Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles, Senegal, 1991.
  • Research Assistant, University of California at Berkeley, 1988 – 1990; University of California at Davis, Summer, 1988.
  • U. S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tanzania, 1983 - 1986.

Editorial Boards, Reviewing and Advising

  • Reviewer, University of Washington Press, World Development, Food Policy, Contemporary Economic Policy and Development Policy Review.

Honors and Awards

  • John Lantz Senior Sabbatical Fellowship, 2010. 
  • Dirk Andrew Phibbs Memorial Award, 2009.
  • Burlington Northern Curriculum Development award, 2008
  • Burlington Northern Curriculum Development award, 2005.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound 2003.
  • Lantz Sabbatical Enhancement Award, 2003.
  • Martin Nelson Jr. Summer Research Award, 1999, 2002.
  • Faculty Research Grant, 2002.
  • Hall Junior Sabbatical Fellowship, 2002.
  • Cultural Currency grant, 2001.
  • Charles E. Culpeper Foundation research grant (2000, 2001).
  • J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Fellowship for Dissertation Research, 1992-94.
  • Social Science Research Council International Dissertation Research Fellowship, 1992-93.
  • Rocca Memorial Award Committee Grant for Dissertation Research in Africa, 1992-94.
  • Three University of California Regents Fellowships, 1986 - 1990.
  • Kuznets/Lee/Bowles Fellowship for Research in Econometrics. 
  • Oustanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, 1992.

Languages

  • English, French, Spanish, Swahili.  (Varying degrees of competency.)