Stanley R. Johnson received his BA in 1956 in agricultural economics from Western Illinois, his master’s in 1962 from Texas Technological College, and his PhD from Texas A&M. Johnson began at the University of Missouri in 1967 as an associate professor, attaining the rank of professor in 1970 and serving as chair of the department from 1972 to 1974. He received MU’s Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in 1980 and went on to earn numerous other awards and honors throughout his distinguished career.
Over his 30-year career, Johnson had a passion for helping his students develop and refine their research skills and attain their educational goals. We are honored to be able to offer the Stanley R. Johnson Fund for Doctoral Student Excellence in Economics. This fund was established to provide support for the advancement of dissertation research by doctoral students in the Department of Economics.
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