At BVU since 1994

Degrees Held

PhD, Purdue University
MS, Iowa State University
BA, Buena Vista University

Works published

As presentations:
Distance Learning: A Private College Model from Iowa, Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Agribusiness Department Seminar, December 2009.

The Future of Agricultural Production in Northwest Iowa: If You Think the Macroeconomy Slapped Us a Generation Ago, Let's See What the Future Holds, CommUnity Education's Emeritus University, June 2009.

Educational Attainment through Life's Stages: An International Perspective, CommUnity Education's Emeritus University, February 2009.

Conference Proceedings: Utility Elicitation, Risk Aversion, and Applications of Prospect Theory among Undergraduate Business Majors, 7th Hawaii International Conference on Business, Conference Paper 364, May 2007.

The Impact of Professor-Student Academic Discipline Matches in an Undergraduate Introductory Statistics Course, with Tim McDaniel, European Applied Business Research Conference, June 2003.

Demonstrating Differences in Risk Attitudes, with Wes Musser and George Patrick, Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, (p. 15-20) 2002.

Changing Structure in Midwestern U.S. Agriculture: The New Zealand Experience Revisited?, 45th Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, January 2001.

The Relevance of Common Vocabulary, Orientation, and Experience in Applied Statistics Instruction, International Applied Business Research Conference, paper 352, March 2000.


Student Senate's Faculty Member of the Year; 2000, 2003 and 2005.
Wythe Award for Teaching Excellence, 2008.


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