Bruce Beattie


Bruce Beattie joined the faculty in 1990 as professor and head of department. He has held faculty positions at the University of Kentucky, Iowa State, Texas A&M, and Montana State University (including head of department). Teaching interests include production economics, intermediate microeconomics, and principles of microeconomics. Research interest area is production and agricultural economics. Current research/writing projects include “Stone-Geary Technology and Crop Response toApplied Nitrogen and Irrigation Water” (with Aradhyula) and a possible 3rd edition of The Economics of Production (with Taylor and Watts).


  • Professor; Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1970; Production Economics