Although his career has been filled with highlights, Dr. James Seale, Jr. is especially proud of his work in international consumption and cross-country demand analysis.
GAINESVILLE, FL, December 03, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. James Seale, Jr. has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Inspired by his experience as an agricultural volunteer for the Peace Corps in Tondo, Zaire, Dr. Seale pursued a career in agricultural economics. After serving in the Peace Corps from 1973 to 1975, he began his career as an agricultural advisor for Harvard Institute for International Development in Sudan. Subsequently, Dr. Seale worked as a specialist at Michigan State University before joining his current employer, the University of Florida in Gainesville, as an assistant professor of agricultural economics in 1985.
Five years after accepting this position, Dr. Seale was promoted to the role of an associate professor. Since 1995, he has parlayed his extensive knowledge of the field to his students at the aforementioned university as a professor. In 1995, he was also honored to serve as a visiting professor for the University of Leicester. Although his career has been filled with highlights, Dr. Seale is especially proud of his work in international consumption and cross-country demand analysis.
In the early 1970s, Dr. Seale earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Mississippi. Subsequently, he pursued postgraduate studies at The University of Chicago in 1978 before graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy from Michigan State University in 1985. He retains his professional alignment with a number of organizations, including the American Economic Association, the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, the International Association of Agricultural Economists and the International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium in order to remain aware of changes in the field. Forever dedicated to those less fortunate, Dr. Seale has also contributed to those in need through UOCA and Wenrock International.
Dr. Seale's considerable expertise has allowed him to author and co-author several works in the field, including "Advances in Econometrics, a Research Annual: International Evidence on Consumption Patterns." Additionally, he was honored to serve as the editor for the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics between 1998 and 2003. For his professional efforts, Dr. Seale was recognized as a scholar through the National Institute of Mental Health at the University of Chicago, as well as the University of Michigan.
Throughout his career, Dr. Seale was also celebrated as a senior research fellow by McKethan-Matherly and an honorary fellow by The University of Leicester. Honored for Research of the Year by the University of Florida, he was notably presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Looking toward the future, Dr. Seale intends to continue as an agricultural economics professor with the University of Florida.
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