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About Aaron Adalja

Aaron Adalja is an assistant professor of food and beverage management at the School of Hotel Administration and an applied economics and policy area faculty member in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. He holds a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Adalja’s research interests include a range of topics in food and agricultural economics, drawing on consumer theory, industrial organization, and marketing to examine empirical questions in food labeling and quality certification, food safety, and agricultural marketing. His current research includes studies on consumer and firm response to voluntary non-GMO food labeling and on the economic impact of U.S. food safety regulation on produce growers.

Positions

2017 - Present Assistant Professor of Food and Beverage Management, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration Applied Economics and Policy Area
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Present Assistant Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • 2016 Abraham Lincoln Honor Award, for Trends in U. S. Local and Regional Food Systems (with S.A. Low, et al.), United States Department of Agriculture
  • 2016 Quality of Communication Award – Honorable Mention, for Trends in U. S. Local and Regional Food Systems (with S.A. Low, et al.), Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • 2016 Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award, University of Maryland
  • 2012 Bessie H. DeVault Scholarship, best paper by a second-year student, for “Is Food Addictive? A Panel Data Analysis,” University of Maryland


Education

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2017 Ph.D, University of Maryland, College Park ‐ Agricultural and Resource Economics
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2015 M.S., University of Maryland, College Park ‐ Agricultural and Resource Economics
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2009 A.O.S., Culinary Institute of America ‐ Culinary Arts
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2003 B.S., Case Western Reserve University ‐ Weatherhead School of Management
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2003 B.A., Case Western Reserve University
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Contact Information

Food & Beverage Management
541B Statler Hall
Phone: 607.255.8971

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