Shida Henneberry

Senior Advisor for Trade


Shida Henneberry is the Senior Agricultural Trade Advisor for the Economic Research Service (ERS). 


Shida joined ERS as the chief of the International Trade and Development Branch in MTED in December 2020. In June 2021 Shida was named the director MTED and served in that role until December 2023, when she became the Senior Trade Advisor.

Prior to joining ERS, Shida served as the director of the Master of International Agriculture Program (MIAP), Regents Professor of Agricultural Economics, and inaugural holder of the Humphreys Endowed Chair at Oklahoma State University (OSU). Shida created and directed MIAP, and built the program from the ground up. MIAP became one of the largest graduate degree programs in Agriculture at OSU. Shida has authored 82 peer-reviewed journal articles on international trade and development, food marketing, and agricultural export promotion—and has served as the major academic advisor to more than 340 graduate students, and 30 international funded visiting scholars.

Shida is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards and recognitions: She was named the 2015 Fellow of the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) —and she received the 2014 USDA’s National Excellence in Teaching, the OSU’s International Education Faculty Excellence, and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s Distinguished Graduate Teaching Awards. Dr. Henneberry was the commencement speaker at OSU’s 2012 Graduate College Ceremonies. Among her other honors: Outstanding School of International Studies Faculty Award, Jack Everly Journal Article Award from the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, Honorary Initiate of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars, Outstanding Oklahoma Educator, WAEA Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching, OSU Merrick Foundation Teaching, Aggie-X Teaching and Advising awards, and OSU Recognition of Leadership. In 2011 she was granted the lifetime honorary title of Regents Professor.


Shida earned her Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Economics from Iowa State University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California-Davis.

Selected Publications

Radmehr, R.; S. R. Henneberry, and S. Shayanmehr. 2021. “Renewable Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions, and Economic Growth Nexus: A Simultaneity Spatial Modeling Analysis of EU Countries.” Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Volume 57, June 2021, pp. 13-27.

Shayanmehr, S.; S. R. Henneberry, M. Sabouhi Sabouni, and N. Shahnoushi Foroushani,. 2020. “Climate Change and Sustainability of Crop Yield in Dry Regions Food Insecurity.” Sustainability, 12(23), p. 9890.

Henneberry, S. R. and R. Radmehr. 2020. “Quantifying impacts of internships in an international agriculture degree program.” PLOS ONE, August 17, 2020.

Radmehr, R. and S. R. Henneberry. 2020. “Energy Price Policies and Food Prices: Empirical Evidence from Iran.” Energies, Special Issue: Energy Policy and Policy Implications, 13(15), August 4, 2020.

Shayanmehr, S.; S. R. Henneberry, M. S. Sabouni, and N. Shahnoushi Foroushani. 2020. “Drought, Climate Change, and Dryland Wheat Yield Response: An Econometric Approach.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Special Issue: Environment and Applied Ecology Section. Published 7/21/20.

Liu, W.; R. Radmehr., S. Zhang, S. R. Henneberry, and C. Wei. 2020. “Driving mechanism of concentrated rural resettlement in upland areas of Sichuan Basin: A perspective of marketing hierarchy transformation.” Land Use Policy, 99:104879, 2020.

Wu, T.; S. R. Henneberry, J. Ng’ombe, and R. T. Melstrom. 2020. “Chinese Demand for Agritourism in Rural America.” Sustainability. Special Issue: Emerging Destinations Tourism Economics, 12(7), 3052, April 10, 2020.

Zayone, T. I.; S. R. Henneberry, and R. Radmehr. 2020. “Effects of Agricultural, Manufacturing and Mineral Exports on Angola’s Economic Growth.” Energies, .” 13 (6): 1494. ISSN 1996 -1073, March 21, 2020.

Gao, Y.; Z. Zheng, and S. R. Henneberry. 2020. “Is Nutritional Status Associated with Income Growth? Evidence from Chinese Adults.” China Agricultural Economic Review, CAER-11-2019-0216.R2. ISSN 1756-137X, April 28, 2020.

Durborow, S.; S. Kim, S. R. Henneberry, and B. W. Brorsen. 2020. “Spatial Price Dynamics in the U.S. Vegetables Sector.” Agribusiness: An International Journal, 36(1): 59-78, 2020.

Selected Articles Prior to 2020

Liu, W.; S. R. Henneberry. J. Ni, R. Radmehr, and C. Wei. 2019. “Socio-cultural roots of rural settlement dispersion in Sichuan Basin: The perspective of Chinese lineage.” Land Use Policy, 88: 104162.

Hassani, Y.; S. M. Hashemy Shahdany, J.M. Maestre, B. Zahraie, M. Ghorbani, S. R. Henneberry, and S. N. Kulshreshtha. 2019. “An Economic-Operational Framework for Optimum Agricultural Water Distribution in Irrigation Districts without Water Marketing.” Agricultural Water Management, 221 (2019): 348-361.

Zheng Z.; S.R. Henneberry, Y. Zhao, and Y. Gao. 2019. “Predicting the Changes in the Structure of Food Demand in China.” Agribusiness: An International Journal, 35(3): 301-328, sum 2019.

Cheng S.; Z. Zheng, and S. R. Henneberry. 2018. “Farm Size and Use of Inputs: Explanations for the Inverse Productivity Relationship.” China Agricultural Economic Review, CAER-06-2018-0120.

Zheng, Z.; S. R. Henneberry, C. Sun, and R. M. Nayga. 2018. “Consumer Demand for Genetically Modified Rice in Urban China.” Journal of Agricultural Economics, 69(1): 705-725.

Zheng, Z; Y. Gao, Y. Zhang, and S. R. Henneberry. 2017. “Changing Attitudes Toward Genetically Modified Foods in Urban China.” China Agricultural Economic Review. 9 (3): 397 - 414.

Bragoli, G. D.; M. C. Edwards, S. R. Henneberry, and C. E. Watters. 2021. “Interpreting the impact of a professional development program: The views of entrepreneur fellows from Kenya, South Africa, and Uganda one year later.” Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 28 (3): 28-40.

Zheng, Z. and S. R. Henneberry. 2012. “Estimating the Impacts of Rising Food Prices on Nutrient Intake in Urban China." China Economic Review, 23(4):1090-1103.

Zheng, Z. and S. R. Henneberry. 2010. “The impact of changes in income distribution on current and future food demand in urban China.” Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics. 35(1):51-71.

Arunachalam, B.; S. R. Henneberry, J. L. Lusk, and F. B. Norwood. 2009. “An Empirical Investigation into the Excessive-Choice Effect.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91 (3): 810-825.

Norwood, F. B. and S. R. Henneberry. “Show me the Money: The Value of College Graduates as Expressed by Employers and Perceived by Students.” American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 88:2 (May 2006): 484-498.

Mukembo, S. C.; M. C. Edwards, J. W. Ramsey, and S. R. Henneberry. 2015. “Intentions of Young Farmers Club (YFC) Members to Pursue Career Preparation in Agriculture: The case of Uganda.” Journal of Agricultural Education, 56(3), 16-34.

Mukembo, S. C.; M. C. Edwards, J. W. Ramsey, and S. R. Henneberry. 2014. “Attracting Youth to Agriculture: The Career Interests of Young Farmers Club Members in Uganda.” Journal of Agricultural Education, 55 (5): 155 – 172.