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Stanley R. Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: RS 16/1/16

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content

The collection (1983-1997, undated) contains correspondence, project reports, trip reports, budgets, proposals, survey data, project files, presentation files, and a committee file. It documents Johnson's years as the Director of CARD, particularly his involvement in international projects such as the establishment of U.S. Agribusiness Centers in Iowa's Sister State of Stavropol, Russia, and in Ukraine following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Other international projects represented in the collection include those in former Soviet Union countries such as Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, as well as Australia, Egypt, Israel, Indonesia, and Jamaica. The collection also includes a few files for presentations given by Johnson at professional meetings and one file for the Strategic Planning Committees for the Economics and Sociology Departments at ISU.

Dates

  • 1983-1997

Language of Materials

English, Polish

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives

Biography/Profile

Stanley R. Johnson was born August 26, 1938, in Burlington, Iowa. He received a B.A. (1961) in Agricultural Economics from Western Illinois University, a M.S. (1962) in Agricultural Economics from Texas Technological College, and a Ph.D. (1966) from Texas A&M University.



Johnson was employed as Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri (1964-1966), Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics at the University of Connecticut (1966-1967), Associate Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri (1967-1970), and a Professor of Economics and Agricultural Economics at the University of Missouri (1970-1985). At Iowa State University, he was employed as Professor of Economics (1985-1996), and named Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor (1990). He was also the Director of ISU's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) from March 1985 to September 1996. CARD is an internationally recognized multi-disciplinary public policy research organization that focuses on agricultural and trade policy, food and nutrition policy, rural and economic development policy, and environmental and natural resource policy. Later he served as Vice Provost for University Extension (1996-2005).



Johnson is a Fellow of the American Agricultural Economics Association. He is also a Foreign Member of the Former Soviet Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the Russian Academy of Agricultural Science, the Ukraine Agricultural Academy of Science, and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He is Honorary Professor of the Center for Rural Development Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Honorary Professor of the National Ukrainian Agricultural University. He has received the American Agricultural Economics Association Award for Outstanding Policy Contribution, the ISU Wilton Park International Service Award, the International Honor Award of the Office of International Cooperation and Development, United States Department of Agriculture, and the Hall of Fame Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. He has an Honorary Doctorate from Western Illinois University and Alumni Awards from Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University.

Extent

14.3 Linear Feet (11 records center cartons)

Abstract

Stanley R. Johnson (1938- ) (economist) received a B.A. (1961) in Agricultural Economics from Western Illinois University, a M.S. (1962) in Agricultural Economics from Texas Technological College, and a Ph.D. (1966) from Texas A&M University. At Iowa State, he was a Professor of Economics (1985-1996), Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) (1985-1996), and Vice Provost for University Extension (1996-2005). The collection contains correspondence, project reports, trip reports, budgets, proposals, survey data, project files, presentation files, and a committee file. It documents Johnson’s years as the Director of CARD, particularly his involvement in international projects such as the establishment of U.S. Agribusiness Centers in Iowa's Sister State of Stavropol, Russia, and in Ukraine following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Other international projects represented in the collection include those in former Soviet Union countries such as Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland, as well as Australia, Egypt, Israel, Indonesia, and Jamaica.

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically.

Physical Location

This collection is stored offsite. Please contact the Special Collections and University Archives at least 3 working days in advance.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

Abbreviations

AAAS.American Association for the Advancement of Science

AAEA.American Agricultural Economics Association

ABC.Agri-Business Center

ABTRC.Agri-Business Training and Research Center (Egypt)

AgMEET.AGricultural Marketing, Exports, Extension and Training

ASA.American Soybean Association

ARDIT.Agricultural Research Development and Implementation of Technologies (Egypt/Israel)

ATAP.Agricultural Technology Adoption Project (Egypt/Israel)

CIT.Corporation for International Trade

EPA.Environmental Protection Agency

FAPRI.Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (ISU)

FASEB.Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

FFA.Future Farmers of America

IIDF.Iowa International Development Fund

IMUZ.Institute for Land Reclamation and Grassland Farming (Poland)

NIS.Newly Independent States

USAID.U.S. Agency for International Development

USIA.U.S. Information Agency
Title
RS 16/1/16. Stanley R. Johnson papers, 1983-1997
Date
July 1, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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