Adauto Rocha Jr., PhD

Assistant Extension Professor

Applied Social Sciences

Contact Information

Phone 573-882-2619
Address 223D Mumford Hall
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  •  BS, Agronomy, State University of São Paulo
  •  MS, Economics, University of Viçosa
  •  PhD, Applied Economics, University of São Paulo (ESALQ)
  •  PhD, Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Production Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Policies
  • Family Farming and Rural Development
  • Fishing and Aquaculture


Adauto Rocha Jr. specializes in building decision-making capacity for farmers and policymakers by addressing public policies, production, and environmental issues using microeconomic theory, quantitative methods, and territorial analysis (GIS). He has experience with impact evaluation of public policies, family farming, livestock economics (focus on aquaculture), and deforestation.