Faculty Member information
Associate Professor and Extension Economist
PhD (Applied Economics), Clemson University
MS (Agricultural and Applied Economics), Texas Tech University
BS (Agriculture), Kansas State UniversityResearch Interests:
Community Economic Development, Impact Analysis, Rural Development
|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 resource-dependent rural communities.