Lurleen Walters

Lurleen Walters

Assistant Professor

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  • Phone: (662) 325-2883
  • Office: 316 Lloyd-Ricks-Watson Bldg.
  • Address: Box 5187, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Vitae: Link

  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2008
  • M.S., Alabama A&M University, 1999
  • B.S., Alabama A&M University, 1997

Research Interests
  • Farm labor and US immigration policy issues
  • Local food markets
  • Agriculture/agribusiness and international trade as catalysts for economic development
  • Food policy and behavioral economics

Recent Publications

  • Thapaliya, S., M. Interis, A.J. Collart, L.M. Walters, K. L. Morgan. 2017. Are consumer health concerns influencing direct-from-producer purchasing decisions? Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 49(2): 211-231. Download

  • Seale, S.D., L. Walters. 2016. Mississippi agribusiness exporting primer. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication #2934. 4 pp. Download

  • Walters, L.M., K.G. Jones. 2016. Caribbean food import demand: An application of the CBS Differential Demand System. Journal of Food Distrubition Research 47(2):19-37. Download

  • Vilme, H., I. Lopez, L. Walters, S. Suther, P. Brown, M. Dutton, J. Barber. 2015. Perspectives of stakeholders on implementing a farm-to-university program at an HBCU. American Journal of Health Behavior 39(4):529-539. Download

  • Walters, L.M., D. Harvey, K. Jones. 2015. To have or not to have the common external tariff: The CARICOM countries conundrum. International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 18(A):245-262. Download