BS, Agricultural Economics, Cornell University, 1974
MSBA, Finance, Denver University, 1975
PhD, Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, 1978
Currently, Dr. Westgren’s research is focused on collective entrepreneurship for agri-food producers and processors; economic models of innovation and entrepreneurial action; and inter-firm strategy for agri-food firms, especially short-chain food marketing systems (local foods, food hubs, farm-to-table).
AG_EC 3283: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship
AG_EC 4983: Strategic Entrepreneurship in Agri-Food
AG_EC 8050: Economics of Institutions and Organizations
AG_EC 4301: Topics in Agricultural Economics