Neal H. Hooker, Ph.D.

Professor of Food Policy, The John Glenn School of Public Affairsneal_hooker
hooker.27@osu.edu
Neal Hooker’s professional webpage

Neal Hooker has recently re-joined The Ohio State University as Professor of Food Policy in The John Glenn School of Public Affairs. Previously, he was the CJ McNutt Professor of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University, and he has also held faculty positions at Ohio State in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and at Colorado State University in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. He earned a BA in Economics from the University of Essex, a MA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and his doctoral degree in Resource Economics from the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Hooker’s research, teaching, and outreach efforts focus on Agribusiness management and marketing, food safety and nutrition policy. Ongoing research relates to agricultural, environmental, and food risk analysis; trends in food marketing; consumer studies of food quality issues; the impact of food recalls; and E-Agribusiness strategies. Dr. Hooker is author of numerous journal articles and book chapters on these topics.

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