Donald Liu

Portrait of Dr. Donald Liu

Donald Liu

Executive Director

 

Donald is also a professor in the Department of Applied Economics and a Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Liu was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers of University of Minnesota in 2006, upon receipt of University's Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education. He also received in 2006 the American Agricultural Economics Association Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (for More Than Ten Years' Experience). In 2007 he was a regional recipient of the United States Department of Agriculture National Awards Program for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences. Because of his innovative use of technology in the classroom, he was selected in 2005 as a Fellow of Digital Media Center at the University of Minnesota. For many years, Dr. Liu has served as the Coordinator of the University's College in the Schools Applied Economics program, working with a group of high school teachers and their students in economics education and professional development.