Dr. Kenneth L. Robinson

Kenneth L. Robinson

Assistant Professor, Applied Economics & Statistics

232 Barre Hall
Phone: 864-656-1723
Fax: 864-656-5776

e-mail: krbnsn@clemson.edu

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Complete Curriculum Vitae:


Cornell University, Ph.D., Development Sociology, 2001
University of Texas at Austin, Master of Public Affairs, 1988
Clemson University, B.S., Agricultureal Economics and Rural Sociology, 1984

Research Interests:

Community development economic development assessment and evaluation, social capital, sustainable development, and public policy and planning

Recent Courses Taught:

Human Ecology/Social Impact Analysis
Community Case Study or Entrepreneurship and Marketing

Honors and Awards:

Fulbright Scholar, University of Zululand, South Africa, 1997
Participant, Kauffman Foundation - sponsored Research Conference
Entrepreneurship short course on entrepreneurship research; Kenan
Institute for Private Enterprise, UNC, Chapel Hill, June 2006

Selected Publications:

Robinson, Kenneth L., Ralph D. Christy, and Ntam Baharanyi (eds.).  2005. Empowering Rural Communities Through Entrepreneurship:  Experiences from the 1890 Land Grant Institutions.  Washington, DC.:  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development.

Robinson, Kenneth L., Wylin Dassie, and Ralph D. Christy.  2004. “Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development As A Rural Development Strategy.  Journal of Southern Rural Sociology.

Rainey, D.V., Robinson, K. L., Allen, I., and Christy, R.D., August 2003. “Essential Forms of Capital for Sustainable Community Development,” American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Robinson, K. L., T. A. Lyson, and R. D. Christy, August 2002.  “Civic Community Approaches to Rural Development in the South: Economic Growth with Prosperity,” Journal of Applied and Agricultural Economics.