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Finalists named for Faculty Lectureship

The finalists include John Cox, professor of history, philosophy and religious studies, Mukund Sibi, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and Bill Wilson, University Distinguished Professor of agribusiness and applied economics

Bill Wilson

“Dr. Wilson has developed a lasting legacy as an academic educator in the areas of commodity marketing and risk management. He is a gifted teacher who successfully places students with top commodity firms nationally and internationally,” said nominator Cheryl Wachenheim, chair of the Agribusiness and Applied Economics Awards Committee, noting Wilson has received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the American Agricultural Economics Association and NDSU’s Peltier Award for Excellence in Teaching and Innovation.

In addition, Wilson has written 137 refereed journal articles, two books and 20 book chapters on agricultural technology and commercialization, procurement, transportation and logistics and international marketing and competition. He has presented more than 750 times to local, regional, national and international audiences. He has received the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources Dahl Research Award, and the Outstanding Journal Article Award from the Western Agricultural Economics Association.

Wilson has served as campaign ambassador for the NDSU Foundation, lead of the Wheat Improvement Technology Team for the experiment station, member of the University President Discussion Group and member of the program committee for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute.

He earned his bachelor’s degree at NDSU and his doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Manitoba. He is a visiting scholar for Stanford University’s Food Research Institute and the CHS Endowed Chair in risk management and trading.


Source: NDSU News

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