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Association Announces 2019 Class of Fellows

Five members awarded AAEA’s highest honor

The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) has named five members to the 2019 class of Fellows. AAEA recognizes a small group of professionals each year who have made outstanding continuous contributions to the profession. They are named AAEA Fellows and recognized at the Annual Meeting. This is AAEA's most prestigious honor. The AAEA Fellows page lists those that have been given this designation. Full biographies of each Fellow can be found in the proceedings issue of AJAE in the year in which they received the designation.

  • Mary Bohman,
    USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Kevin Boyle,
    Virginia Tech
  • Matin Qaim,
    University of Goettingen
  • Ian Sheldon,
    The Ohio State University
  • Wallace Tyner,
    Purdue University

Fellows will receive their awards at the 2019 Awards & Fellows Recognition Ceremony at the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting, Monday, July 22, 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm.

About 1,400 participants are expected to attend the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting, which will take place on July 21-23 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta.

Contact Allison Scheetz in the AAEA Business Office for more information.

ABOUT AAEA: Established in 1910, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the leading professional association for agricultural and applied economists, with 2,500 members in more than 60 countries. Members of the AAEA work in academic or government institutions as well as in industry and not-for-profit organizations, and engage in a variety of research, teaching, and outreach activities in the areas of agriculture, the environment, food, health, and international development. The AAEA publishes two journals, the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy, as well as the online magazine Choices. To learn more, visit

Contact: Allison Scheetz
Senior Communications Manager
(414) 918-3190