John Park

About Dr. Park:

Dr. John Park is the Roy B. Davis professor of Agricultural Cooperation in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University and extension specialist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr. Park focuses on the marketing and management of agribusinesses with an emphasis on cooperatives. On campus, he teaches courses on agricultural cooperation, business strategy, and marketing. Additionally, he trains cooperative business leaders throughout Texas and assists them with development, education, marketing, strategic planning, and other general aspects of business management. Dr. Park is a director of the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council.

Research Interests:
Agribusiness Marketing and Management, Agricultural Cooperatives

Selected Publications:

Park, J.L., D. Friend, G. McKee, M.T. Manley. “A Framework for Training and Assessment of the 21st Century Cooperative.” Western Economics Forum, Western Agricultural Economics Association, Vol. 17(2):5-15.

J. Siebert and J.L. Park. “United Agricultural Cooperative: Considering the Sale of the Agronomy Division.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 21(5):573-582.

Zivkovic, S., D. Hudson, P. Johnson, J.L. Park. “A Study in Attitudes Shaping Cooperative Leadership.” Journal of Agribusiness, Fall 2016.

Silva, A., R.M. Nayga, Jr., B.L. Campbell, and J.L. Park. “Can Perceived Task Complexity Influence Cheap Talk’s Effectiveness in Reducing Hypothetical Bias in Stated Choice Studies?” Applied Economics Letters 19(Issue 17, 2012):1711-1714.

J. Siebert and J.L. Park. “Maintaining a Healthy Equity Structure: A Policy Change at Producers Cooperative Association.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 13(Issue 3, 2010):87-96.

Park, J.L., and J. Siebert. “Restructuring Cooperative Leadership: The Case of Pedernales Electric Cooperative.”  Journal of Cooperatives, 24(2010):63-79.


PhD (Agricultural Economics), Texas A&M University
MS (Agricultural Economics), Utah State University
BS (Agricultural Economics), Brigham Young University

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