John Park

About Dr. Park:

Dr. Park is the Roy B. Davis Professor of Agricultural Cooperation and a specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service where he works to improve the success of cooperative businesses. He has spent the past 21 years working with businesses across our entire food system from farms to consumers and has a breadth of insights that helps his cooperative clientele to achieve competitive advantages. He is a close partner with the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council and is a director of that organization. His love for education and people has led to multiple awards for his teaching and leadership.

Research Interests:
Agribusiness Marketing and Management, Agricultural Cooperatives

Selected Publications:

Boland, M.A., B.C. Briggeman, K. Jacobs, P. Kenkel, G. McKee, and J.L. Park. 2021. “Research Priorities for Agricultural Cooperatives and their Farmer-Members.” Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy. https://doi.org/10.1002/aepp.13068
 
Park, J.L., D. Friend, G. McKee, and M.T. Manley. 2019. “A Framework for Training and Assessment of the 21st Century Cooperative.” Western Economics Forum, vol. 17(2). 
 
Zivkovic, S., D. Hudson, P. Johnson, and J.L. Park. 2017. The Impact of Managerial Behavior on Financial Performance of Agricultural Cooperatives.” Journal of Cooperatives. 32(2017):1-22.
 
Siebert, J. and J.L. Park. 2016. “United Agricultural Cooperative: Considering the Sale of the Agronomy Division.” International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 21(5):573-582. https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2016.0119
 
Zivkovic, S., D. Hudson, P. Johnson, and J.L. Park. 2016. “A Study in Attitudes Shaping Cooperative Leadership.” Journal of Agribusiness, Fall 2016.
Curriculum Vitae
Education

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

Address
2124 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-2124
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