- Research Assistant Professor
- AGLS 408
- (979) 458-9395
- Website: https://condevcenter.org/
- Undergraduate Education
- Graduate Education
- Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University
Shahriar Kibriya, Ph.D. is a lecturer and associate director of the Center on Conflict and Development in the Department of Agricultural Economics. Kibriya brings expertise on education and institutional policy reform, marketing and innovative social entrepreneurship, development and institutional economics, environment and climate sustainability, and quantitative studies of social science. He previously served as assistant director in the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture. Prior to that, Kibriya worked with Texas A&M International Agriculture in Asia and Africa. In his current position as co-director of the Center on Conflict and Development, he oversees over $26 million in grants and contracts, directs projects, teaches graduate and undergraduate courses and leads research through the Strategic Analytics Laboratory.
Kibriya is also the co-founder of the USAID Higher Education Solutions Network Laboratory at Texas A&M. He has led numerous research and development projects on agricultural entrepreneurship, food policy, education reform, agricultural practices, female and youth empowerment through innovation across four continents. His research work has been published and sponsored by leading journals as well United States Agency for International Development. Kibriya’s applied research work on efficacy of U.S. foreign interventions relevant to food security, climate change, local institutions and education reform issues has generated effective policy suggestions for federal and state agencies.