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Meet our team

As faculty, staff, and students in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, we represent talent and expertise from around the globe. 

We provide knowledge and enriched experiences that offer students opportunities to obtain high-level employment after graduation. Our faculty and staff are preparing tomorrow's leaders to create positive impact within their respective communities.

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Students: 2023

Please note numbers change often. Updated 6.18.24

The department at-a-glance

Ranked in the top 10%

AAEC is ranked in the top ten percent worldwide of Institutions and Economists in the Field of Agricultural Economics.

Award-winning Faculty

Our world-class faculty hold awards for superb teaching and research. The department has three AAEA Fellows, the highest honor within the discipline.

100+ years in education

Founded in the early 1900s to educate Virginians in agricultural and applied economics. We've been fullfilling that mission ever since.