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Escalante receives national teaching award

Cesar Escalante, professor of agricultural economics in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, was the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Teaching Award (Ten Years and Less Experience) from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the national premier academic and professional association in the field of agricultural economics. Last year, Escalante was also the winner of the association’s inaugural Outstanding Mentoring Award. For these, he holds the distinction of receiving consecutive mentoring and teaching awards from the AAEA.