This is an enormous honor for the Faculty of Economics that Prof. James Sanford Rikoon has been awarded dr. h. c. mark of distinction. Professor James Sanford Rikoon will be the first proposed by the Faculty of Economics during the 10 years of its existence.
By decision of the Scientific Board of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice on 28th February 2018 and in accordance with Article 6 of the Statutes of the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice
Prof. James Sanford Rikoon, PhD.,
a world renowned expert in the field of rural sociology, environmental sociology and social and economic problems of regional development
the title and rights of
Doctor Honoris Causa in Management and Environmental Sociology
for his lifelong work in the field
and for his personal contribution to the development of these disciplines at the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.