AREC-AEC Alumni Placement List 1997-2016 Sample of Students

Last Name First Name Degree Year Initial Placement
Badau Flavius PhD 2014 Research Economist, Economic Resource Service, USDA, Washington DC
Bigelow Daniel PhD 2015 Research Economist, Econ Research Service, USDA, Washington DC
Biswas Smita PhD 2011 Asst Vice President, Bank of America, Charlotte, NC
Bu Meidan PhD 2013 Predictive Analytics Modeler, Microsoft, Seattle, WA
Burke Susan Melissa PhD 1998 Economist, CH2MHill, Sacramento, CA
Burnes Ellen Irene PhD 2001 Asst Professor, Tarleton State U
Chen Yunguang PhD 2015 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Resources for the Future (RFF), Washington, DC
Cho Seong-Hoon PhD 2002 Asst Professor, Univ of Tennessee
Choi Jangho PhD 2014 Korea International Economic Policy Institute, Seoul, Korea
Crandall Mindy PhD 2014 Assist Professor, College of Forestry, University of Maine, Orono
Cross Robin Michael PhD 2005 Research Assoc, Oregon State Univ
Cusack Chris PhD 2016  
Datta Saurabh PhD 2010 Econometrician, Summit Consulting, Washington DC
Dempsey Judith Andrea PhD 2012 Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC
Echeverria Pezoa Rodrigo A PhD 2006 Asst Professor, Universidad Austral de Chile
Grout Cyrus PhD 2010 Research Consultant, Ctr. For Education Data and Research, Seattle, WA
Hagimoto Toru PhD 2015 Econometrician\Market Analyst. MarketShare, Japan
Haim David PhD 2011 Postdoctoral Researcher, College of Forestry, Oregon State Univ
Hall Kim PhD 2014 Post-Doctoral Research Assoc, Oregon State Univ
Hascic Ivan PhD 2006 Research Economist, OECD Environment Directorate, Paris
Kim Taeyoung PhD 2012 Postdoctoral Researcher, Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kim Soo Il PhD 2008 Ministry of Agriculture, Seoul, Korea
Lai Jiayin PhD 2008 Quantitative Analyst, Sun Trust Bank, Atlanta, GA
Langpap Christian Andres PhD 2003 Asst Professor, Tulane Univ
Larkin Sherry Lynn PhD 1998 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sea Grant Program, University of Florida
Lewin Paul PhD 2011 Moody Analytics
Lewis David James PhD 2005 Asst Professor, Univ of Wisconsin
Li Cheng PhD 2013 Risk Analyst, Compass BVA Bank, Montgomery, AL
Li Man PhD 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC
Lim Youngah PhD 2014 Post-Doctoral Scholar, Oregon State Univ
Lin Haixia PhD 2009 Economist, Dell Corp, Austin, TX
Marre Alexander PhD 2009 Economist, USDA Economic Research Service
Min He PhD 2007 Economist, Dell Corporation, Austin, TX
Moon Hanpil PhD 2010 Korea Rural Economic Institute, Seoul, Korea
Mooney Sian PhD 1998 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Montana State Univ
Nag Sharmistha PhD 2009 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Natl Cnt for Applied Econ Research, New Delhi
Peck Dannele Elaine PhD 2007 Asst Professor, Univ of Wyoming
Qin Lin PhD 2013 Analyst, Rentrak Global Media Research, Portland, OR
Rada Nicholas PhD 2009 Economic Research Service, USDA
Rashford Benjamin Starr PhD 2006 Asst Professor, Agr & Applied Econ, Univ of Wyoming
Ruan Jun PhD 2007 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Iowa State U
Saito Hisamitsu PhD 2008 Asst Professor, Economics, Kyushu Univ
Shin Soung-Kook PhD 1998 Post-doctoral fellow in health economics, Rutgers Univ
Siegel Ryan PhD 2012 Instructor, Applied Economics, Oregon State Univ
Tanaka Katsuya PhD 2004 Asst Prof, Dept of Economics, Hiroshima Univ
Valcic (Turcin) Branka PhD 2007 Asst Professor, Univ of Alaska, Fairbanks
Wang Chenggang PhD 2007 Asst Professor, Texas Tech Univ
Wang Chunhua PhD 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State Univ
Watanabe Michio PhD 2003 Economist, International Development Center, Tokyo
Wu Caiwen PhD 2012 Economist, Bank of America
Xia Yin PhD 2002 Asst Professor, Univ of Missouri, Columbia
Xu Wenchao PhD 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Boise State Univ
Yang Hui PhD 2005 Risk Analyst, HSBC Bank, Portland, OR
Yu Chun-Kwon PhD 2011 National Agricultural Cooperative Federation, Seoul, Korea
Zhang Hongliang PhD 2015 Post-Doc, OSU AEC.
Zheng Xiaojuan PhD 2014 Economist, Dell Corp, Austin TX
Ainsworth Joel MS 2014 Associate, EcoNorthwest
Aldrich Gwen MS 2002 PhD student, Univ of New Mexico
Anderson William James MS 2013 Staff Economist, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
Andrade Diego MS 2003 International Development Agency, Ecuador
Bell Lauren A MS 2012 Research and Analysis Manager / Operations Research Analyst, State of Montana, Office of Public Instruction, Helena, MT
Bignell Wesley MS 2011 PhD student, Univ of Washington
bin Salam Sakib MS 2012 Associate, Strategic Consulting, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Washington DC
Brekken Christine Marie Anderson MS 2011 PhD student, Oregon State Univ
Broniak Christine MS 2007 Economist, Oregon Legislative Office, Salem, OR
Burden Merrick MS 2004 Industry Economist, National Marine Fishery Service
Campbell Robert Marshall MS 2012 PhD student, PhD student, College of Forestry & Conservation, University of Montana
Carroll Joanna Michelle MS 2014 PhD student, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Carver Jason MS 2000 Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA, Washington DC
Chan-Kang Connie MS 1997 International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington DC
Chen Li MS 2001 Financial Analyst, Transamerica Corp.
Costello Chris MS 1996 PhD student, UC-Berkeley
Crandall Mindy S MS 2004 PhD student, Oregon State Univ
Cummings Sean MS 2015 Procurement Forester, Georgia-Pacific LLC, Philomath, OR
Cvitanovich Clare MS 2016 Faculty Research Asst, Oregon State Univ
Davis Jacob MS 2015 Econometric Consultant, Bates White Economic Consulting
Deka Rishiraj MS 2012 PhD student in Health Policy, Univ of Utah
Dell Randal Scott MS 2006 Economist, Ducks Unlimited, Memphis, TN
Eckstein Nathan MS 2011 Operations Analyst, Erickson Air-Crane, Inc.
Eichman Henry N. MS 2006 U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Duluth, MN
Faux John MS 1997 Engineer, Surface Water Resources Inc., Sacramento CA
Fonner Robert Marshall MS 2006 PhD student, University of New Mexico
Gancho Paula MS 1999 PAVIA, Pavimentos e Vias, Lisbon, Portugal
Gentner Brad MS 1999 Economist, National Marine Fishery Service
Gjesdahl Jacob Eric MS 2014 Business Plan Drafter, Bristol Design, Seattle, WA
Guerrero Ochoa Isabel Graciela MS 2012 PhD student, Oregon State Univ
Gulpen Sam Franciscus MS 2014 Operations Mgr, Precoa Insurance, Portland OR
Hall Kim MS 2009 PhD student, Applied Econ, Oregon State Univ
Hanhan Nadine MS 2015 Citizens' Utility Board of Oregon
He Daifeng MS 2002 PhD student, Washington Univ of St. Louis
Heffner James MS 1999 Dept. Natural Resources & Conservation, Montana
Henderson Erin MS 2001 Economic consultingfirm, Alexandria, VA
Hodgin Elizabeth Dee MS 2013 Intern to Executive VP of Operations, Whole Foods Corp.
Holder Daniel Ross MS 2013 Commodity Analyst, Energy Consulting Branch, Schneider-Electric
Huang Biao MS 2009 PhD student, Arizona State Univ
Jaspin Michael MS 1996 Analyst, Budget Office, Multnomah County, OR
Kalinin Alexey V MS 2013 PhD student, Environment and Resources, Nelson Institute, Univ of Wisconsin
Koong Dennis MS 1997

Deputy Regional Director for the USDA's National Ag Statistics Service Northwest Regional Field Office

Kovski Nicole MS 2015 PhD student, Evans School, Univ of Washington
Latane Annah Martchen MS 2014 Research Fellow, Research Triangle Institute, NC
Lee Yohan MS 2012 Researcher, College of Forestry, Oregon State U.
Lemieux Jason MS 2000 Consultant, HDR Consulting, Seattle, WA
Li Yonghai MS 2003 Statistician, JP Morgan Chase Bank
Ma Allyson MS 1999 PhD student, Univ of California, Davis
Maher Anna Tista MS 2008 PhD student, Environmental Sciences, Oregon State Univ
Mc Caulou Jeffrey C MS 2014 Large-database management, Albany, OR
Mc Fetridge Marc Vern MS 2004 Analytical Services Associates, AC Nielsen, Paramas, NJ
Mertz Chris BS 1985

Regional Director for the USDA's National Ag Statistics Service Northwest Regional Field Office

Miller Jason MS 2013 Consultant, Intel Inc., Portland, OR
Oakley Winston MS 2014 Highland Economics, Portland OR
Olen Beau MS 2012 Faculty Research, Dept of Applied Econ, Oregon State Univ
Pavich Steve MS 1999 Foster-Wheeler Env Corp, Costa Mesa, CA
Ritter Daniel James MS 2013 PhD student, Michigan State University
Saito Yoko MS 1999 PhD student, Agric Econ, Univ of Hokkaido
Schiek Ben MS 2013 Consultant, CGIAR Centers
Sechrist Bret MS 2010 PhD student, Stanford Univ
Seeley Harold MS 1997 Consultant, Northwest Economics Associates, Vancouver, WA
Sharp Jeffrey MS 2004 Planner, Napa County Conservation, Development, and Planning, CA
Si Wenguang MS 2001 Soybean Futures Market Analyst, China
Siegel Ryan MS 2008 PhD student, Oregon State Univ
Skelton Katherine MS 1998 Environmental Economist, US Corps of Engineers, VA
Smith Braeton MS 2012 PhD student, Mineral & Energy Econ, Colorado School of Mines
Smith Gordon MS 2005 International Specialist, California Tree Fruit Association
Smith Tiffany MS 2015 Analyst, Sightlines Facilities Assets Advisors
Stillings Amy MS 1997 Economist, Pollution Permit Trading, ERG Inc., MA
Swanson Joshua James MS 2013 Analyst, Verizon, Salem OR
Todd Maribeth MS 2008 PhD student, Applied Econ, Oregon State Univ
Tuininga Chris Robert MS 1998 Aon Consulting, New York, New York
Ugrinska Monika MS 2005 Economic consulting, Florida
Vasquez-Caballero Smit MS 2011 PhD student, Oregon State Univ
Vega-Hidalgo Esteban Mauricio MS 2002 Head of Market Research, Coca-Cola Corp., Ecuador
Vena Marielle Rose MS 2014 Membership Associate, CostCo, Katy, TX
Vossler Christian MS 1999 PhD, Cornell Univ
Way Jenna MS 2015 Credit Officer Trainee, Northwest Farm Credit Services
Weerasooriya Senal Alexander MS 2013 PhD student, Applied Econ, Oregon State Univ
West Tyler Theodore MS 2014 Management Trainee, Cenex Harvest States, Minneapolis, MM
Wiggins Seth Tyler MS 2012 Economic Analyst, Cenex/Harvest States, Minneapolis, MN
Wirkkala (Hall) Teresa MS 2006 Economist, Entrix, Inc., Vancouver, WA
Wu Jing MS 2003 Investment Analyst, Deutschbank, Philadelphia
Wu Xiurou MS 2016 Ph D student, U. of California Davis
Wyse Barbara MS 2004 Economist, Entrix, Inc., Vancouver, WA
Xia Yin MS 1999 PhD Student, Oregon State Univ
Yavapolkul Navin MS 2004 PhD student, Univ of California, Davis
Zhang Xin MS 2014 Analyst, Apple Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
Zheng Xiaojuan MS 2010 PhD student, Applied Econ, Oregon State Univ