Deacue Fields Named to a Dean Position at the University of Arkansas

Deacue Fields III was appointed dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food, and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas. Dr. Fields is expected to begin his new duties in May.

Dr. Fields currently serves as professor and chair of the department of agricultural economics and rural sociology at Auburn University in Alabama. Earlier, he was coordinator of the Alabama Farm Analysis Program with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at Auburn. He joined the faculty at Auburn in 2007. Previously, Dr. Fields was an assistant professor and director of small farm outreach at Florida A&M University.

Professor Fields earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Missouri and a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from Louisiana State University.

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