FARGO — William Wilson, University Distinguished Professor of agribusiness and applied economics and CHS Endowed Chair in Risk Management and trading, has been selected for the prestigious Faculty Lectureship at North Dakota State University.

Wilson is scheduled to present “Challenges and opportunities in global agricultural trade and competition” Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Wilson’s lecture will examine the evolution of world trade in commodities during the past three decades and elaborate on factors that may impact future competition. He will intertwine novel research in trade, technology development and logistics.

Wilson, who teaches courses in commodity marketing and risk and strategy, is an internationally respected expert in his field. He regularly advises major agribusiness firms, railroads and food companies, with clients and projects around the world.

Wilson earned his bachelor’s degree at NDSU and his doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Manitoba.