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researcher , Agricultural economist

Brent Murray Swallow, Canadian, American agricultural economist, researcher. Recipient Dollie Hantleman scholarship University Saskatchewan, Canada, 1981-1983, Saskatchewan Agricultural Research Foundation scholarship, University Saskatchewan, 1981-1982.


Swallow, Brent Murray was born on December 9, 1958 in Maryfield, Canada. Son of Gordon Henry and Arnetta Caroline (Hammond) Swallow.


Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture, University Saskatchewan, Canada, 1981. Master of Science, University Saskatchewan, Canada, 1983. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1991.


Research associate Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1983-1984. Research fellow National University Lesotho, 1984-1987. Graduate assistant University Wisconsin, Madison, 1987-1991.

Agricultural economic International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya, 1991-1998. Leader natural resource strategies and policy program International Ctr for Research in Agroforestry, Kenya, since 1998. Temporary advisor World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1992, United Nations Environmental Program, Kenya, 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Marketing in Agricultural Development, 1992.


Treasurer Graduate Student Association, University Saskatchewan, 1982-1983, Community Help Organization, Roma, Lesotho, 1985-1986. Vice president Taylor-Hibbard Club, University Wisconsin, 1988-1989. Student representative Department Graduate Committee, University Wisconsin, 1989-1990.

Member American Agricultural Economic Association, International Society for Ecological Economic, International Association for Study of Common Property, Gamma Sigma Delta.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, reading, tennis.


Married Kimberly Anne Smith, June 3, 1989. 1 child, Phillip Sloan.

Gordon Henry Swallow

Arnetta Caroline (Hammond) Swallow

Kimberly Anne Smith

Phillip Sloan Swallow