Dr. Jerome "Jerry" Siebert received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1964 in Agricultural Economics. He was appointed as Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Berkeley in April 1966. During his tenure at Berkeley, he had a variety of assignments, most related to agricultural marketing with special emphasis on the California dairy and poultry industries.
Dr. Siebert, a Volga German descendant, has served as the president of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia.
Jerome B. Siebert (University of California - Berkeley website)