About Dr. Dudensing:
Dr. Dudensing’s responsibilities include the analysis of economic and fiscal impacts. She also studies economic responses to natural disasters and the roles of business and social structures in community economic development. Much of her research is driven by the concerns of Extension clientele with objectives to find solutions to those local concerns and to project these issues to a wider audience though applied research and methodological improvements. Dr. Dudensing is particularly interested in the sustainability of agriculture and natural resources.
Community Economic Development, Impact Analysis, Rural Development
PhD (Applied Economics), Clemson University
MS (Agricultural and Applied Economics), Texas Tech University
BS (Agriculture), Kansas State University
Southern Rural Development Center. Bonnie Teater, Early Career Achivement Award. 2017.
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Awards - Individual: Less than Ten Years’ Experience. 2016
Midcontinent Region Science Association, Leadership Award. 2016.
Southern Agricultural Economics Association, Emerging Scholar. 2016.
National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP)
Marketing Committee, 2013-present; Chair, 2013-2016, 2018-present.
Southern Agricultural Economics Association (SAEA) Board of Directors, 2020-2022
Texas Rural Innovators Board of Directors, Secretary, 2012-present
Agricultural and Applied Economic Association, Extension Outreach Award Sub-Committee,
2017/18-2018/19, chair 2019.
Association for Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU) Experiment Station Committee on
Organization and Policy (ESCOP), Social Sciences Subcommittee (SSSc) member, 2018-
Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics (JAAE) Editorial Council, 2017-2019.
Agricultural and Applied Economic Association, Choices Editorial Council, 2015-2018.