George (Pat) Apperson

Lecturer, Agribusiness
Agribusiness Program Team, Agricultural Sciences Department

Office: #235 McAdams
Phone: 864-656-5764


 Educational Background

Ph.D. Policy Studies (Agricultural Policy)
Clemson University 2016

M.B.A. Finance
University of Edinburgh 1987

M.S. Applied Economics and Statistics
Clemson University 2012

B.A. Economics
University of the South 1983

 Courses Taught

AGRB 2020 Agricultural Economics
AGRB 2050 Agriculture and Society
AGRB 3510 Agricultural Sales
AGRB 4090 Commodity Futures Markets
AGRB 6090 Commodity Futures Markets
AGRB 4900 Independent Study - Commodity Futures Simulation


Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Southern Agricultural Economics Association
Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
Piedmont Economics Club

 Research Interests

Agricultural Commodity Price Volatility and Futures Market Regulation

 Extension and Outreach

Paper Presented AAEA Annual Conference - Chicago, 2017
Australian Study Abroad - Australia 2019