University of Alberta (UAlberta)

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Please see below for a list of the main faculty members involved and their specialization in the different sub-fields relevant for the programme:

Prof. James Rude is an Associate Professor in markets and agricultural policy. His research interests are economic analysis of international trade and agricultural policies. Between 2010 and 2015 he served on the Executive Committee of the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

Prof. Henry An is an Associate Professor in biotechnology with interest in agricultural technology adoption and dis-adoption, food security and economic development, and consumer demand for GM foods.

Prof. Ellen Goddard is a Professor and Co-operative Chair in Agricultural Marketing and Business. Her research interests include consumer demands and returns to research. She has led two major Canadian research policy networks and has extensive research programs on returns to research in genomics.