John Nichols


Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University

Head, Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University, 2005 – 2012

Senior Scientist, Norman Borlaug Institute of International Agriculture

Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Cornell University

Armen Asatryan

Armenia Project Manager, Positive Planet, France

PhD. in Economics, Texas A&M University

Masters of Business Administration, American University of Armenia

Diploma in Fermentation Technology and Winemaking, Armenian National Agrarian University

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certificate by the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Aleksan Shanoyan

Associate Professor, Kansas State University

PhD in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics from Michigan State University,

MS in Agricultural Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,

BS in Economics and Accounting from Armenian Agrarian Academy,

Certificate in Agribusiness from Texas A&M University (ATC)


Victoria Salin

Professor, Co-Director of the Agribusiness, Food and Consumer Economics Research Center,

Chair of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Agribusiness,

Director of the Master of Agribusiness Program

B.A. Political Science and History, Miami University Graduate Education

M.A. Government and Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia

Ph.D. Agricultural Economics