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Dr. David Drueckhammer

David Drueckhammer is a Professor in ACS and Associate Dean for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He has done work in program assessment and student success influences in agricultural programs. He has also done work in curriculum development for agricultural instruction.

Dr. David Drueckhammer

Dr. Edward Osei

Edward Osei is an assistant professor of agricultural economics in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Sciences. His research interests include economic modeling, precision agriculture, healthcare economics, manure nutrient management, economics of resource conservation, climate variability and agricultural production, and international trade. He is currently involved in a 5-year, $10million USDA-funded study on beef cattle grazing under climate variability and land use pressures, which entails collaboration with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, Oklahoma State University, University of Oklahoma, Kansas State University, the Noble Foundation, and Tarleton’s Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research (TIAER). Together with Tarleton’s Syed Jafri, he also recently completed a project on the availability of emergency medicine and general surgery physicians for the State of Texas, and an unrelated study on county-level availability of cardiologists, pulmonologists, and endocrinologists in Texas for the Texas A&M University System. He was recently a senior research economist at TIAER, where he played a leading role in the development of economic and integrated computer modeling systems for agro-environmental policy assessment. He also serves as the editor in chief of the Texas Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Dr. Edward Osei

Dr. Rudy Tarpley, Dr. Curtis Langley, Dr. David Frazier, Graduate Assistant Dakotah Williams

In-service needs of Tarleton Preservice agricultural educators. 

Tarleton Ag Education student teachers are being surveyed to determine the units of instruction they deem important as well as their ability to teach the units. This will help Tarleton teacher educators identify where to allocate resources. 

Dr. Rudy TarpleyDr. Curtis LangleyDr. David Frazier, GA Dakotah Williams