William Knudson

William Knudson

Ph.D., Michigan State University
B.A., California State University

Visiting Professor

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle, Dr., Rm 84, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 355 2176, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Bill Knudson’s primarily responsibility is as a Product Marketing Economist at the MSU Product Center.  Primary focus of his work is applied economic analysis on agriculture, food, and bio economy issues.  Prior to his position at MSU he spent nine years as a Policy Advisor for the Senate Majority Policy Office, covering the areas of agriculture, higher education and appropriations. 

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Agriculture and the bioeconomy
  • Agricultural Policy, especially at the state level
  • Analysis of agricultural and food markets
  • Agri-entrepreneurship and rural development