Meet AFRE's 2022 Job Market Candidates

AFRE is pleased to announce our latest PhD job-market candidates. All three candidates anticipate completing their PhDs in the Spring or Summer of 2022.

AFRE is pleased to announce our PhD job-market candidates for Spring and Summer of 2022: April Athnos, Abubakr Ayesh, and Valerie Kilders.  All of their information can be found below and on the AFRE Job Candidate web page.

Our candidates have excellent skills in economic modeling, statistics, surveys, field experiments, program evaluation, teaching, and extension. Their interests span a wide range of socially relevant fields in applied economics, including agriculture, regional and international development, and energy and environment. These candidates are ready to make an immediate impact in academia, industry, government, and the nonprofit sector.

The candidate’s areas of specialization can be found under each job candidate’s web page along with links to their personal websites, where you can find further information about their interests and qualifications.

“We are very excited about our 2022 job market candidates,” said job placement committee chair and AFRE assistant professor Melissa McKendree. "April, Abubakr, and Valerie are well prepared for their future careers and will have a positive impact on the agricultural and applied economics profession. We look forward to following their success in future endeavors!”

Please share this page and the flyer below among your professional network—and let us know if you are aware of any job opportunities at your institution or elsewhere that would be a good match for our students.

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