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Program Faculty

Purdue courses are taught by faculty of the Agricultural Economics Department of the College of Agriculture. Instructors have substantial research and publication records, and many have experience as consultants to corporations and government agencies.

Allan Gray

Director and Professor

Allan Gray serves as director of the Center for Food and Agricultural Business and the MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management. Allan’s research interests are agribusiness management, strategic planning, decision making in uncertain environments and simulation.  Full Bio

 

Mike BoehljeMike Boehlje

Distinguished Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics

Mike Boehlje is a distinguished professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and the Center for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University. Mike has devoted his career to helping farm and agribusiness managers and policymakers understand the pragmatic economic and financial consequences of their decisions. FULL BIO

 

Marshall Martin

Professor, Deptartment of Agricultural Economics

Marshall Martin is the associate director of agricultural research programs and a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University. Marshall is a specialist in agricultural policy, international trade and technology assessment (especially biotechnology and pesticide use). FULL BIO

 

Phil Abbott

Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics

Philip Abbott is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University. He teaches courses on mathematical programming, international trade, trade policy and agricultural development, macroeconomics and mathematical economics. His current research focuses on international trade and international agricultural development, and four of his students have won national awards for the quality of their dissertations. FULL BIO

Mike Gunderson

Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics

Mike Gunderson joined Purdue University as an associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics in August 2012. In addition to his responsibilities teaching in Purdue’s undergraduate and graduate classrooms on campus, Mike is also heavily involved in designing, developing and delivering non-credit, professional development programs through the department’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business. FULL BIO

  The MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management has opened many doors in my career. Since completing the program, I have advanced to the position of manager of demand planning and order fulfillment for the John Deere Power Systems Division. This role involves managing the demand planning and forecast accuracy functions for our engine factories worldwide, which requires coordination between  ... READ MORE  

David Reznicek

Manager, Demand Planning and Order Fulfillment - John Deere
MS-MBA Class of 2006-2008

  The MS-MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management has opened many doors in my career. Since completing the program, I have advanced to the position of manager of demand planning and order fulfillment for the John Deere Power Systems Division. This role involves managing the demand planning and forecast accuracy functions for our engine factories worldwide, which requires coordination between customer demand and our engine factories across the globe. The many technical and strategic decision-making skills I developed through the MS-MBA have prepared me for the demands of my new job.  

David Reznicek

Manager, Demand Planning and Order Fulfillment - John Deere
MS-MBA Class of 2006-2008