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Lowell Dean Hill

Lowell Dean Hill, American agricultural marketing educator. Fellow East West Center; recipient Quality of Communications award, 1980, 88, Distinguished Policy Contributor award 1988, Extension Programs award, 1989, Distinguished Service award United States Department of Agriculture, 1989, International Marketing Support award American Soybean Association, 1989, Faculty award for research excellence, 1991; University scholar, 1992.

Background

  • Hill, Lowell Dean was born on April 27, 1930 in Delta, Iowa, United States. Son of Frederick Carl and Harriet Jane (Atwood) Hill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education, Iowa State University, 1951. Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, 1963.

    Career

    • Assistant professor, then associate professor department agricultural economics University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1972, professor, 1972-1977, L.J. Norton professor agricultural marketing, 1977-1998, L.J. Norton professor emeritus, since 1998. Consultant Office Technology Assessment, Washington, 1986-1988, South American and Europe, 1995, Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1978-1980, United States Agency for International Development, 1983, World Bank, Washington, 1989-1990, 92-93, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, 1989-1994, United States Feed Grains Council, Venezuela, Japan, Korea, 1990-1993, United States Department of Agriculture, Russia, 1993-1996. Member advisory committee Federal Grain Inspection Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 2000-2003.

    Works

    • Author: Grain Grades and Standards: Historical Issues, 1990. Editor: Role of Government in a Market Economy, 1982, Corn Quality in World Markets, 1985.

    Membership

    Corporal United States Army, 1952-1954. Fellow: American Agricultural Economic Association. Member: Council Agricultural Science and Technology (chairman 1989-1990).

    Connections

    • Married Betty Elaine Carpenter, December 9, 1951. Children: Rebecca Elaine, Brent Howard.
    • father: Frederick Carl Hill
    • mother: Harriet Jane (Atwood) Hill
    • spouse: Betty Elaine Carpenter
    • children: Rebecca Elaine Hill
    • Brent Howard Hill
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    Born April 27, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Iowa State University
    • 1961
      Michigan State University
    • 1963
      Michigan State University
    • 1963 - 1972
      Assistant, professor department agricultural economics University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1963 - 1972
      then associate, professor department agricultural economics University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States