Deborah Bridges

Professor

Office: WSTC 253W   |    Phone: (308) 865-8530   |    Email: bridgesd@unk.edu

Deborah Bridges

Education

Education

PhD. Washington State University, 1994
Major: Agricultural Economics

MS. University of Wyoming, 1989
Major: Agricultural Economics

BS. University of Wyoming, 1984
Major: Agricultural Business


Service

Service

Department
  • Committee Chair, Departmental Promotion Committee for Mary Rittenhouse (2011)
  • Faculty Advisor, Agricultural Business Association (2000-2007; 1999-2005)
  • Committee Member, Peer Review (2003)
  • Committee Chair, Economics Department Peer Review (2002)
  • Committee Member, Economics Faculty Search (2002 and 2013).
College
  • Committee Member, CBT-BD Assurance of Learning Committee (September 1, 2010-August 31, 2013)
University
  • Committee Member, Academic Program Review Team for General Studies. (April 1, 2013-April 4, 2013).
  • Committee Member, Director of Assessment Search Committee. (2012).
  • Committee, Secretary. (2012). Committee Member, North Central Accreditation Criterion 3 Team (Teaching and Learning: Quality, Resources, and Support. (2012).
  • Committee Member, Ethnic Studies Advisory Council. (2008).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee. (2008).
  • Committee Member, First Year Advisory Council. (2008).
  • Committee Member, Honors Program Advisory Council. (2008).
  • Committee Member, International Studies Advisory Council. (2008).
  • Committee Member, WI/CD Committee. (2008). Committee Member, Women's Studies Advisory Council. (2008).
  • Committee Member, Ethnic Studies Advisory Council. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee. (2007).
  • Committee Member, First Year Advisory Council. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Honors Program Advisory Council. (2007).
  • Committee Member, International Studies Advisory Council. (2007).
  • Committee Member, WI/CD Committee. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Women's Studies Advisory Council. (2007).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs Committee. (2005).
  • Committee Chair, UNK Faculty Senate President. (2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK General Studies Council. (2004 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK Strategic Planning Committee. (2004 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK Graduate Council. (2003 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK Undergraduate Research Council. (2003 - 2005).
  • Committee Member, UNK Faculty Senate. (2000 - 2005).
  • Committee Chair, UNK Faculty Senate President. (2004).
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Academic Affairs (2001-2004)

Research

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Tenkorang, F.A., Dority, B.L., Bridges, D.E., Lam, E (2015).  Relationship between Ethanol and Gasoline:  AIDS Approach.  Energy Economics, 50, 63-69. 
  • Bridges, D.E., Tenkorang, F.A. (2015).  Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on Nebraska Hay Production: An Initial Investigation, Economics and Business:  Inquiries and Perspectives (NEBA), 6 (1), 16-29.
  • Tenkorang, F.A. Bridges, D.E. (in press). Nebraska, sprinkled with corn and ethanol.  JUST PLAINS FOLKS; STUDIES OF THE PEOPLE OF THE GREAT PLAINS.
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. (2009). Multi-Crop Acreage Response - the Impact of the 1996 Farm Bill. Journal of business and Behavioral Sciences.

Presentations

  • Tenkorang, F.A., Bridges, D.E. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Program of 22nd Annual Conference.  "The Impact of Nebraska Ethanol Production on Corn and Soybean Prices Volatility," Las Vegas, NVA (February 23, 2015).
  • Bridges, D.E. Academy of Business Research Winter Conference, "Using a Monthly Price Index for Formulating Price Expectations:  Nebraska Corn prices," Academy of Business Research, San Antonio Texas. (November 5, 2014).
  • Bridges, D.E., Tenkorang., F.A. "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on the Variability of Corn Prices: Does Size Matter?," American Society of Business Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (February 2013).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on Nebraska Hay Production," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (2012).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on the Variability of Corn Prices. A Preliminary Analysis," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Lincoln, NE (2012).
  • Bridges, D.E., "Invited presentation on Agricultural Land Values and the Effect on the Economy,: Nebraska Auctioneers Association - Winter Forum Workshop. (2012).
  • Tenkorang, F. Bridges, D., "Profitable Distribution of Ethanol.," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (2012).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F., "Implications of Increased Ethanol Production on the variability of Nebraska Commodity Prices: A Preliminary Analysis," Nebraska Economics and Business Association Annual Conference, Norfolk, NE (2011).
  • Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F. "Acreage Demand Response over Time - Implications for the 2008 Farm Bill," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (2009).
  • Rittenhouse, M., Bridges, D., Tenkorang, F., "Economic Literacy: What do Our College Students Know?," American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (2009).
  • Bridges, D., "How Responsive are Cash Rental Rates for Agricultural Land: A Preliminary Examination." American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV (2009).

Professional

Professional Positions

Academic
  • Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney (August 2009-Present).
  • Faculty Assistant fo the Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Student Life, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (January 2007 - Present).
  • Associate Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2002 - 2009).
  • Chair, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (January 2005 - December 2006).
  • Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (1997 - 2002).
  • Lecturer, Washington State University. (1994 - 1997).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture. (October 2013 - November 2013).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture. (May 2013 - June 2013).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture. (April 2013 - May 2013).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2012).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. (2012).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2011).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. (2011).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. (2011).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. (2010).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2009).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2009).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. (2008).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2007).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2007).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2005).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2005).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2005).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2005).
  • Reviewer, Textbook, McGraw-Hill Publishing. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2004).
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. (2004).