Faculty and Staff

Academic Honors

 

2011 Professorship Award, in Recognition of Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service, Louisiana Tech University Foundation, Inc., May 21, 2011.

 

Outstanding Academic Alumnus, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 5, 2005.

Selected Poster Competition, Best Poster Presentation Award, Rural Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Sacramento, California, August 12-15, 2004.

Selected Poster Competition, Third Place, American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Denver, Colorado, August 1-4, 2004.

John D. Griffin Award for Outstanding Professional Service, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, Louisiana Tech University, April 3, 2003.

Selected Poster Competition, First Place, American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Long Beach, California, July 28-31, 2002.

Selected Poster Competition, First Place, American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Tampa, Florida, July 29-August 2, 2000.

Outstanding Academic Paper Presentation/Publication, First Place, Valuation 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10-13, 2000.

Outstanding Instructor of Upper Level Courses, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, Louisiana Tech University, April 5, 2000.

Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Poster Competition, First Place, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Memphis, Tennessee, January 31-February 3, 1999.

Finalist, Selected Poster Competition (top eight of 48 poster entries), American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, Utah, August 2-5, 1998.

Finalist, Distinguished Dissertation Award (top 12 of more than 200 dissertations), Louisiana State University, April 8, 1996.

Prentiss E. Schilling Outstanding Dissertation Award, College of Agriculture, Louisiana State University, March 20, 1996.

Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, Poster Competition, Second Place, Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meetings, Greensboro, North Carolina, February 4-7, 1996.

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, November 1994.

Recipient, Graduate School Fellowship, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, September 1988.

Member, The Fraternity of Alpha Zeta, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana, October 1981.