Eric Thor

Santan Hall
230E
Professor
Faculty
POLY Campus
Mailcode
2080
Professor
Faculty
POLY Campus
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Education

  • PhD  University of California, Berkeley, 1976
  • MS  University of California, Berkeley, 1973
  • BS  University of California, Berkeley, 1969
  • Certifucates in Banking and Global Finance from Stanford University, Cornell and Harvard.

Research Interests

  • Global Finance and Trade
  • Financial Restructuring.

Publications

  • Thor, Eric. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation-the U.S. Experience. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Mediation-the U.S. Experience. Semarang (2006).
  • Thor, Eric. Arizona Mediation and Ethnic Disputes-A Case for Negotiation rather than Litigation. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric. Biodiversity and Rural Development in the Southwest America and China. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric. New Biodiversity and Rural Development Tools in the Southwest of America and China. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric, Calzada, A, Raccach, Moshe. Food Supply Chain Management : Biosecurity and safety Issue. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric, Calzada, Antonio, Raccach, Moshe. Food Supply Chain Management Biosecurity and Safety Issues Updated. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Diniz, Francisco, Leite, Luis. Economic and Social Development-The Role of Public Private Partnerships in Dispute Resolution affecting Supply Chains. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Rifai, Mamam, Sultana, Shamim. Transformation of Resource Based Regional Economies: Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peace Making Units in Indonesia and Arizona. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Sultana, Shamim, Neal, Edy, Bechtel, Danielle. Rural Regions in a Global Platform: Use of Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution. (2006).
  • Thor, Eric. A Growing Global. Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. Arizona Mediation and Ethnic Disputes-A Case for Negotiation rather than Litigation. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. Arizona Mediation and Ethnic Disputes-A Case for Negotiation rather than Litigation, March 2005, USDA Conference on Mediation. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. Biodiversity and Rural Development in the Southwest America and China. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. Biodiversity Conservation, Agribusiness and Rural Development Program in Southeast China Report. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. New and Broad Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. New Biodiversity and Rural Development Tools in the Southwest of America and China. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. New Improved Prospectives on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. New Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric, Calzada, Antonio, Raccach, Moshe. Food Supply Chain Management Biosecurity and Safety Issues. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S. Issues for the New Millennium: American British Agribusiness and Trade Issues. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Li, Veronnika, Zacharias, Danny. The Cost of Conflicts and Regional Use of Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Transboundary Environmental Problems and International Consensus. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Turner, Jonathan, Evtuhovici, Rodica, Li, Veronnika. Solving Conflict and Dispute Resolution in Supply Chain Management: Re-inventing the Food and Agribusiness Alternative Conflict Resolution Process with New Suppliers, Markets, Customers, and Products. (2005).
  • Thor, Eric. A Broad Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. A Presentation on A U.S. Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. A U.S. Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. Arizona Mediation providing Outreach for Northern Arizona and its diverse rural peoples and cultures. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. Arizona Mediation providing Outreach for Southern Arizona and its diverse rural peoples and cultures. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. FTAA and Alternative Dispute Resolution. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. FTAA and U.S.-Ecuador Mediation and Education Links. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. New Prospectives on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. Presentation on New Prospectives on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. US-EU Cooperation on Food and Trade Disputes: The Use of Alternative Dispute Resolution. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Evtuhovici, Rodica, Rifai, Maman. Rural Regional Issues: Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peace Making Units in Indonesia and Arizona. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric, Thor, Eric. A Presentation on A Broad Prospective on Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the U.S.-Implications for Indonesia. (2004).
  • Thor, Eric. EU and US Finance Trends. (2003).
  • Thor, Eric. EU, and US Wine Appreciation Course. (2003).
  • Thor, Eric. Rural Regional Issues: Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peace Making Units in Indonesia and Arizona. (2003).
  • Thor, Eric. The New Europe and the U.S: A U.S. Perspective. (2003).
  • Thor, Eric, Evtuhovici, Rodica, M, S. Agricultural Universities: Aiding in the Transformation of Resource Based Economies using National and Regional Mediation Partnerships. (2003).
  • Thor, Eric, M, S, Hardjomidjojoi, Hartrisari. Rural Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peace Making for Resolving Conflicts in the Pacific Rim: The cases of Arizona and Indonesia. (2003).

Research Activity

  • Thor,Eric P*. Arizona Agricultural Mediation Program FY10. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(12/1/2009 - 9/30/2010).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Edwards,Mark R, Hu,Qiang, Nganje,William Evange, Schmitz,Troy Gordon, Sommerfeld,Milton R. Southwest Cooperative and Producer Development Project. USDA- RURAL DEVELOPMENT(1/1/2009 - 12/31/2009).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Thor,Eric P*. State of Arizona Agricultural Mediation Program FY09. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(10/1/2008 - 9/30/2010).
  • Thor,Eric P*. State of Arizona Agriculture Mediation Program. USDA(10/1/2006 - 9/30/2008).
  • Thor,Eric P*. State of Arizona Agriculture Mediation Program FY2006. USDA(1/18/2006 - 9/30/2006).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Edwards,Mark R. Expanding Southwest America's Value Added Cooperatives and Wheat Grain Markets. USDA(1/1/2006 - 7/31/2007).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Thor,Eric P*. Agricultural Credit. USDA-FAS(8/1/2005 - 7/31/2010).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Stiles,Philip G. State of Arizona Agriculture Mediation Program FY2005. USDA(10/1/2004 - 9/30/2006).
  • Thor,Eric P*. State of Arizona Agriculture Mediation Program - FY 2004. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(10/1/2003 - 9/30/2004).
  • Suwarno,Peter*, Cady,Linell E, Thor,Eric P, Woodward,Mark Rhey. ASU-INDONESIAN INSTITUTIONS EXCHANGE PROJECT ON CONFLICT RESOLUTION. DOS(7/1/2003 - 6/30/2006).
  • Thor,Eric P*. FY 2003 STATE OF ARIZONA AGRICULTURE AGRICULTURAL MEDIATION PROGRAM. USDA(10/1/2002 - 9/30/2003).
  • Thor,Eric P*. STATE OF ARIZONA AGRICULTURE MEDIATION-FY 2002. USDA(10/1/2001 - 9/30/2002).
  • Schmitz,Troy Gordon*, Thor,Eric P. ATTACKING GLOBAL BARRIERS TO NORTH AMERICAN AGRIBUSINESS (AGBNAA). ED(9/1/2001 - 8/31/2005).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Schmitz,Troy Gordon. FY2002 COOPERATIVES AND RURAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT FOR AMERICA'S SOUTHWEST. USDA(8/17/2001 - 5/1/2004).
  • Thor,Eric P*. FY 2001 BULGARIAN JUICE AND BEVERAGE GLOBAL EXECUTIVES. USDA(11/25/2000 - 11/15/2003).
  • Thor,Eric P*. STATE OF ARIZONA AGRICULTURE MEDIATION - FY 2001. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(10/1/2000 - 12/31/2001).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 2000 US - RUSSIA FELLOWS PROGRAM ON AGRIBUSINESS AND TRADE DEVELOPMENT. USDA(8/1/2000 - 10/10/2000).
  • Shultz,Clifford James*, Thor,Eric P. EMERGING MARKETS OF THE BALKANS AND BLACK SEA REGION: AN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS EDUCATION AND EXPORT DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. ED(6/1/2000 - 5/31/2003).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AG MEDIATION 2000 (SEPT. 30 99- SEPT 30 00) STATE OF ARIZONA. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(10/1/1999 - 9/30/2000).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1999/2001 USIA COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS PROGRAM: U.S - INDONESIA ACADEMIC ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM. DOS(8/20/1999 - 8/31/2003).
  • Thor,Eric P*. SENIOR DIPLOMATIC AGRIBUSINESS POLICY PROGRAM FOR CROATIA FOCUSING ON MARKETING, FINANCE AND POLICY FOR BOZIC MIROSLAV. USDA(7/1/1999 - 9/30/1999).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1999 MALDOVA FELLOWS - PROGRAM ON PUBLIC POLICY, ADMINISTRATION, AGRIBUSINESS, MARKETING AND TRADE DEVELOPMENT. USDA(5/1/1999 - 7/30/1999).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1999 MOLDOVAN AZ FOOD MARKETING ALLIANCE CONVENTION AND FOOD SHOW. USDA(5/1/1999 - 7/30/1999).
  • Thor,Eric P*. THE COOPERATIVES RESEARCH PROFECT FOR AMERICA'S SOUTHWEST. USDA(10/1/1998 - 12/31/2000).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Stiles,Philip G. AG MEDIATION - FY 99. USDA(10/1/1998 - 9/30/1999).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1998-99 USIA FREEDOM SUPPORT ACT UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM. AMER. COUN. FOR INTERNAT'L ED(8/15/1998 - 5/15/1999).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1998 US-MOLDORA FELLOWS PROGRAM FOR KEY EXECUTIVES ON FRUITS & VEGETABLES. USDA(8/1/1998 - 10/31/1998).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AG MEDIATION BORROWER TRAINING (AEW 2692 ROLLOVER). AZ STATE PROCUREMENT(5/15/1998 - 8/15/1998).
  • Thor,Eric P*. PRESIDENTIAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING INSTITUTE (PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUBCONTRACT). CNTY OF PIMA-COMMUNITY COLLEGE(5/1/1998 - 6/30/2000).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AG MEDIATION. USDA-FARM SERVICE AGENCY(10/1/1997 - 9/30/1998).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1997 U.S.-SLOVAKIA FELLOWS PROGRAM. USDA(9/30/1997 - 10/16/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. ATTACKING GLOBAL BARRIERS - A COLLABORATIVE NETWORK. ED(9/10/1997 - 8/30/2002).
  • Thor,Eric P*. U.S.-UKRAINE FELLOWS PROGRAM ON AGRIBUSINESS COOPERATIVES, ASSOCIATION & TRADE DEVELOPMENT. USDA(5/15/1997 - 8/30/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AG MEDIATION SERVICES. AZ PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSIS(11/8/1996 - 11/1/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. HERD, RESOURCE & RANCH MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. USDA(9/10/1996 - 9/9/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1996 TRADE & POLICY FOR CZECH, SLOVAKA, CROATIA. USDA(9/10/1996 - 9/9/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXECUTIVES. USDA(7/1/1996 - 9/26/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 MARKETING & NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FELLOWS. USDA(7/1/1996 - 11/22/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 AGRIBUSINESS POLICY FELLOWS. USDA(7/1/1996 - 11/22/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 MOLDOVA FELLOWS. USDA(7/1/1996 - 10/21/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. U.S.-CHINA FOOD MARKETING DISTRIBUTION EXECUTIVE PROGRAM. USDA(7/1/1996 - 4/4/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1996 GLOBAL FELLOWS FOR FSU, CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE. USDA(6/1/1996 - 5/31/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. U.S.-CHINA FOOD MARKETING DISTRIBUTION EXECUTIVE PROGRAM. USDA(4/5/1996 - 4/4/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AMS/ASU POULTRY TRANSPORTATION AND MARKETING PROJECT. USDA(4/1/1996 - 12/31/1996).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AMS/ASU POULTRY TRANSPORTATION & MARKETING PROJECT. USDA(4/1/1996 - 6/30/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. CORPORATE AGRIBUSINESS MANAGEMENT & EDUCATION PROGRAM. USDA-FAS(10/29/1995 - 11/18/1996).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Kagan,Albert, Mischen,Pamela Ann, Richards,Timothy James. INSURANCE DEMAND. USDA-ERS(8/8/1995 - 9/30/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Kagan,Albert, Mischen,Pamela Ann, Richards,Timothy James. Insurance Demand. USDA(8/8/1995 - 9/30/1997).
  • Thor,Eric P*. LAW & LAND REFORM PROGRAM FOR RUSSIA. USDA-FAS(7/18/1995 - 8/20/1996).
  • Thor,Eric P*. INTERNATIONAL TRADE EXECUTIVES. USDA-FAS(7/6/1995 - 9/26/1996).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 RUSSIAN FELLOWS/PROGRAM ON COOPERATIVES. USDA-FAS(4/27/1995 - 12/31/1995).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1995 UKRAINE GLOBAL FELLOWS. USDA-FAS(1/20/1995 - 12/31/1995).
  • Thor,Eric P*, Stiles,Philip G. SPECIAL TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR COCHRAN FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM & O. USDA-FAS(6/28/1994 - 8/15/1995).
  • Thor,Eric P*. GLOBAL MARKETING FELLOWS. USDA-FAS(4/18/1994 - 12/31/1994).
  • Thor,Eric P*. SPECIAL AMERICAN BUSINESS INTERNSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM. DOC(4/1/1994 - 12/31/1995).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1993 STATISTICS & ANALYTICAL ANALYSIS TRAINING. PARTNERS FOR INTERNATL ED/TRN(9/24/1993 - 10/27/1993).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1993 RAAPS GLOBAL FELLOWS PROGRAM. PRAGMA CORP(8/1/1993 - 10/31/1993).
  • Thor,Eric P*. AZ AGRICULTURAL ASSN. MARKTG CAMP. AZ AGRICULTURE CREDIT ASSN(11/13/1992 - 1/31/1993).
  • Thor,Eric P*. 1992 & 1993 GLOBAL FELLOWS. USDA-FS(8/1/1992 - 9/30/1994).
  • Thor,Eric P*. RESTRUCTURING AGRIBUSINESS IN BULGARIA. PRAGMA CORP(3/2/1992 - 3/2/1994).
  • Thor,Eric P*. COCHRANE TRAINING PROGRAM. DOS - USAID(7/16/1991 - 9/30/1991).

Courses

Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 333Agribusiness Finance
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
BUA 383Small Bus Working Relationship
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 333Agribusiness Finance
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 333Agribusiness Finance
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 454International Trade
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 440Food Safety
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 454International Trade
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
AGB 302International Mgt and Agribus
AGB 454International Trade

Service

  • Emerging Market Institute, Director 2010 - 2020)
  • Arizona Ag Mediation Institute, Director (2009 - 2020)
  • Arizona Ag Mediation Serive, Mediator (1997 - 2010)

Work History

Arizona State University: 1990-present.