Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2018
AAEA Quality of Research Discovery Award, Honorable Mention, for "A Declining Farm Workforce: Analysis of Panel Data from Rural Mexico" (with Diane Charlton), 2017
Fellow, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA), 2015
Una Lele Prize for Gender Research, Honorable Mention, International Conference of Agricultural Economists, 2015.
AAEA Quality of Communication Award, for Beyond Experiments in Development Economics: Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation
Chair, UC-Mexico Initiative Working Group on the Environment, 2014
Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award, University of California, Davis, 2014
Associated Students of UC Davis Excellence in Education Award Nominee, 2014
Outstanding Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy Article Award, 2013, Honorable Mention
Co-Editor, American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Executive Committee, Pacific Rim Research Institute, 2005-present.
Editorial Advisor, Social Science Research Committee, 2009
Gifford Faculty Fellow, 2007-08
Outstanding Article Award, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007, Honorable Mention
Executive Committee, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association International Section, 2008-09
Who’s Who in Economics, 4th Edition, 2003.
Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, U.C. Davis, 2003.
Chair, University of California Institute on Mexico and the United States (UC Mexus) Advisory Committee, 2001-05
Co-Editor, Rural Migration News (on-line quarterly at http://migration.ucdavis.edu/)
Chair, Graduate Administrative Committee, UC Davis Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 1995-1997
Appointed Member, U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, Binational Study, 1995-97.
Appointed Member, Commission on South‑North Migration, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Liege, 1992-97.
Outstanding Teacher/Lecturer Award, U.C. Davis, Department of Agricultural Economics, 1990
Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis Award, American Agricultural Economics Association, 1985
Phi Beta Kappa
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