The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (AFRE) at Michigan State University is searching for its next department chair. We will be interviewing three candidates during early May for the position. As a valued stakeholder, we would like to invite you to participate in these interviews and provide feedback on the next leader of AFRE. We will be streaming the seminars on Zoom and will also make the recordings available afterwards. Following the seminar, we will ask you to provide feedback on the candidates in an online survey.
AFRE Chairperson interview seminar Zoom link (same for all seminars)
Meeting ID: 964 0912 9883
Candidate 1: Dr. Brady Deaton, Jr. – Professor and McCain Family Chair in Food Security, Department of Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics, University of Guelph
Seminar: Monday, May 1, 10:30am-12:00pm Eastern
Candidate 2: Dr. Holly Wang – Professor of Agricultural Economics, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Seminar: Wednesday, May 3, 11:00am to 12:30pm Eastern
Candidate 3: Dr. Chad Cotti – Oshkosh Corporation Endowed Professor and John McNaughton Rosebush Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Seminar: Monday, May 8, 10:30am to 12:00pm Eastern
If you have any questions, please email me at [email protected] or search committee co-chair Nicky Mason-Wardell [email protected]. We appreciate your time and contribution to this important decision for our department.
The candidates’ CVs are available below.