Andrew J. Van Leuven

Andrew J. Van Leuven

Assistant Professor of Rural Community Development

Dept. of Agricultural Economics

Oklahoma State University

I am an Assistant Professor of Rural Community Development in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University. I share my time between both research and Extension programming centered around regional economic development, downtown revitalization, and small business development. I earned my Ph.D. in public policy & management from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs (Ohio State University).


  • Economic Revitalization
  • Regional Science
  • Rural Community Development
  • Data Science & Visualization
  • Urban & Regional Planning
  • Public Administration


  • Ph.D. in Public Policy & Management, 2021

    Ohio State University

  • M.A. in Geography & Urban Studies, 2016

    Temple University

  • B.S. in Geography, 2014

    Brigham Young University