Meet the Faculty

Emmanuel Ajuzie, Ph.D.

Professor/State Marketing Specialist
Cooperative Extension and Research
Lincoln University
219 Allen Hall
Jefferson City MO  65101
Phone: (573) 681-5636



  • Ph.D. and M.S. University of Connecticut
  • M.S. Clemson University
  • B.S. Austin Peay State University

Research Focus

  • Economics and Marketing of Agriculture Products
  • Macroeconomics issues and modeling
  • Environmental and natural resources issues


Dr. Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie has two bachelor’s degrees, BS, in Economics and Urban Affairs from Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, Tennessee. He has two master’s (MS) degrees; one in Agricultural Economics with emphases in production and marketing from Clemson University, Clemson, SC and another in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from University of Connecticut, CT. He obtained a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics also from University of Connecticut. He has worked in different institutions teaching and holding Cooperative Extension and Research positions. In his present capacity as Economist and State Marketing Specialist at Lincoln University Cooperative Extension and Research, he has been instrumental in creating innovative marketing programs and niches that have benefited not only the small farmers served by Lincoln University, but farmers across Missouri and beyond. Dr. Ajuzie teaches Economics and Agricultural Economics Courses at Lincoln University. He has authored and coauthored many articles in popular journals and presented papers at academic conferences. He has published a book, book chapters, and reviewed books and articles of other authors for publication. He is the recipient of many grants from USDA. One of his major undertaking presently is to develop another innovative marketing niche, which he refers to as the new generation growth cooperative (NGGC) with emphasis on perpetuity of the organizational structure. It is a process that will help small farmers keep family farms in families due to anticipated increases in productivity and profitability, promoting intergenerational property transfers.

Recent Publications

  • Ajuzie, Emmanuel I.S., Adam Bouras, Felix M. Edoho, David Bouras, Aloyce Kaliba, Roberto   Ike, and    Abhirjun. “Efficiency and Optimal Firm Size: The Case of US Health Services Industry.” American Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 75-86, Fall 2011.
  • Uwakonye, Matthew Nga, Gbolahan S. Osho, and Emmanuel I.S. Ajuzie. “The Economic Impact of Water Resource: Broken Bow Lake Mccurtain County in Southern Oklahoma.” Journal of Business and Economic Research, April 2010.
  • Ajuzie, Emmanuel I.S. and Roberto Ike. “Oil Speculation: The Impact on Prices, Inflation, Interest Rates and the Economy.” Journal of Business and Economics Research, October 2009
  • Ajuzie Emmanuel I.S., Matthew Uwankonye, Felix Edoho, Ghebra Keleta, and Wensheng Kang. “Import Response and Inflationary Pressures in the New Economy: The Quantity Theory of Money Revisited.” Journal of Business and Economics Research, pp. 125-140, May 2008.