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Don E. Albrecht

Born: Dec 8, 1952

Nationality: United States

Don E. Albrecht

Date of Birth : Dec 8, 1952

Don Earl Albrecht is director of the Western Rural Development Center, before which he was a faculty member in the Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University for 27 years He received both his B.S. and his M.S. at Utah State University. In 1982 he received his Ph.D. in rural sociology at Iowa State University. Albrecht has researched agricultural resource management, community development, rural poverty and family structure, demographic trends, education, and economic restructuring. Although most of his work is specific to the United States, Albrecht has also done research in Eastern Europe and South America. Albrecht has served as president of the Southern Rural Sociological Society and as vice-president of the Rural Sociological Society. For the latter society's peer-reviewed journal, Rural Sociology, he has served twice as an associate editor and as book review editor. In 2000, Albrecht received the Southern Rural Sociological Society's Excellence in Research Award.

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