Vincent Smith
Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics, Montana State University


Vincent H. Smith is a professor of economics in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University and co-director of MSU's Agricultural Marketing Policy Center. He received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in 1987 and his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Manchester in 1970 and 1971. He has been a faculty member at MSU since 1988. His current research program examines agricultural trade and domestic policy issues, with a particular focus on agricultural science policy, domestic and world commodity markets, risk management, and agricultural trade policy. He has authored nine books and monographs and published over 100 articles on agricultural and other policy and economic issues. His work has been recognized nationally through multiple awards for outstanding research and outreach education programs.