Laura Dunn

Field Interests Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics, Behavioral Economics
Thesis Topic Masters Plan B Paper Topic: The Agribusiness Regulatory Environment in the Northeast: A comparison of Producer Perceptions and a Agribusiness Climate Index
Committee Members Ben Campbell (ARE), Adam N. Rabinowitz (ARE), Farhed Shah (ARE)
  • M.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut, anticipated graduation December 2014
  • B.S., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Connecticut, December 2012
Awards and Honors
  • B.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics Summa Cum Laude (Fall 2012)
  • Dean’s List all semesters, University of Connecticut (Fall 2009 - Fall 2012)
  • Steward Johnson Scholarship (Spring 2013 & Fall 2013)
  • University Nominee for the Energy & Climate Carnegie Junior Fellows Program (Fall 2012)
  • Youth Leadership & Service Scholarship (Fall 2012)
  • Marvin W. Kottke Scholarship (Fall 2012 & Spring 2014)
  • Del Favero Agricultural Economics Scholarship (Fall 2011 & Spring 2012)
Related Work Experience
  • Noble Group, Trading Assistant Intern, Summer 2014
  • Office of Environmental Policy (OEP) at the University of Connecticut Sustainability Coordinator, Spring 2013
  • Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Food Policy Associate, Summer 2013
Teaching Experience
  • Writing Section Instructor: 3440W Environmental and Resource Policy, Spring 2013-Fall 2013
  • Writing Section Instructor: 3261W Food Policy, Spring 2014

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Connecticut
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Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4021

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