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Dr. Sukant Misra

Dr. Sukant Misra has served as the Associate Dean for Research for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources since 2002. He has served the College and Texas Tech University in various faculty and administrative capacities since his initial employment as a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in 1993.

Prior to joining Texas Tech, he was a researcher at the University of Georgia for three years. Beyond his service to the college and university, he has served in several local, state, regional, and national positions with professional organizations involved in the advancement of the agricultural and natural resource industries.

He received his Bachelor and Master's degrees in Analytical and Applied Economics from Utkal University, India, in 1979 and 1981, respectively. He obtained a second Master of Science degree in 1986 and his doctorate in Agricultural Economics in 1989, both from Mississippi State University.

Misra says, "Our faculty are known nationally and internationally for the relevancy of their research and for their active involvement with the clientele we serve. Assisting CASNR faculty in their passion for discovery of relevant knowledge has been very gratifying."