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Nathan P. Kemper

Nathan P. Kemper

Clinical Assistant Professor

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences

(TAEA)-AFLS-Agri Economics and Agri business

Phone: 479-575-2697

Fax: (479) 575-5306

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Dr. Nathan Kemper is a native of Missouri where he grew up on his family’s dairy farm, a Missouri Century Farm established in 1889.  He attended Missouri State University earning a B.S. in Finance in 2001.  While attending Missouri State, he worked for American Express Financial Advisors in Springfield, MO and upon graduating he took a position with Deutsche Bank. Nathan moved to Fayetteville to pursue a M.S. in Agricultural Economics at the University of Arkansas, graduating in 2005. He then worked for the UA Division of Agriculture from 2005-2013 conducting research focusing on economic impact analysis, poultry/livestock economics, water quality, agricultural sustainability, and recreation/tourism economics. Nathan also coordinated a regional program for the Cooperative Extension Service called Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Farmers. The TAA for Farmers program provided training, business planning consultation and cash payments to southern farmers and fishermen in industries that have been negatively impacted by US trade policy. Dr. Kemper completed his Ph.D. in Public Policy at the University of Arkansas in 2016. His current research interests are in the areas of food policy economics and marketing. Nathan teaches courses at the University of Arkansas in applied economics, agribusiness management, marketing and policy. Nathan is married and he and his wife have one daughter.

AGEC 1103 Principles of Agricultural Microeconomics
AGEC 2303 Introduction to Agribusiness
AGEC 3403 Farm Business Management
AGEC 4303 Agribusiness Marketing Management

2005 - M.S. Degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

2016 - Ph.D. in Public Policy, Food Policy Economics from the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville