Véronique Thériault

Véronique Thériault

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Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics



Ph.D., University of Florida
M.S. University of Maine
B.S. Université Laval

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Veronique Theriault is an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State University (MSU). She received her Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics from the University of Florida. This followed an MSc in Resource Economics and Policy from the University of Maine and a BSc in Agricultural Economics and Management from Université Laval. While at MSU, Dr. Theriault has been affiliated with the Food Security Group, African Studies Center, Canadian Studies Center, and Center for Gender in Global Context.

Addressing global challenges related to food and agricultural systems form the core of Dr. Theriault’s research agenda. Her research portfolio includes conceptual and empirical studies along agricultural value chains from input provision to farming, processing, trading, and consumption. She has conducted research in the US., Canada, and several sub-Saharan African countries, including Burkina Faso, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Niger, and Senegal. Output includes many peer-reviewed journal articles, series of working papers as well as presentations at academic conferences and stakeholder meetings. These research efforts have been funded by diverse sources, such as USAID, USDA, the Gates Foundation, and International Fund for Agricultural Development.

Dr. Theriault is currently an investigator on these projects:

Dr. Theriault was previously an investigator on these projects:

Research and Outreach Interest:

  • Agricultural development and policy
  • Agri-food system transformation
  • Farm productivity and technology adoption
  • Food and nutrition security
  • Gender and intra-household resource allocations
  • Markets, trade, and institutions
  • Sustainable agriculture and the environment