Full Name
Lilyan E Fulginiti
Job Title
University of Nebraska
Speaker Bio

Lilyan Fulginiti specializes on research on international agricultural development and sustainability of resource use. Fulginiti began her career at the World Bank where she worked on the political economy of agricultural pricing policies. She joined the faculty at Iowa State University in 1989 and has been with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 1996. She earned a doctorate from North Carolina State University, a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree from Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina.

Fulginiti is the Frederick professor of agricultural economics, was awarded the 2020 AAEA Distinguished Teaching Award with ten or more years graduate teaching, the Omtvedt research award, the Nelson excellence in graduate student advising award, and the Graduate Dean award for excellence in graduate education. She was honored with an Organization of American States Fellowship, an American Association of University Women International Fellowship, a Rockefeller Foundation award and an international fellowship from Rotary International. She is an associate editor of the Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development, the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, the Journal of Productivity Analysis, has been associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics and was on the editorial board of the Journal of Global Food Security.

Lilyan E Fulginiti