Santa Clara University

Food & Agribusiness Institute

Faculty & Staff

Gregory Baker
Director, Food & Agribusiness Institute, Naumes Family Professor
Dr. Baker has served as the Director for the Food & Agribusiness Institute since 2000. He earned his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University and has taught at Santa Clara since 1988. Read the full profile »
 
Erika W. French-Arnold
Assistant Director, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Erika's work with the Food & Agribusiness Institute focuses on supporting the FAI MBA concentration and supporting the new undergraduate pathway, Food, Hunger, Poverty, and Environment. She also coordinates FAI's programs, events, and speakers. Read the full profile »
 
Joanne T. Hale
Adjunct Faculty Member, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Joanne is supporting the FAI new undergraduate pathway, Food, Poverty and the Environment as Adjunct Lecturer for the Feeding the World class. She also looks forward to working with FAI?s future immersion trip for undergraduate business students to Nepal and other developing countries. Read the full profile »
 
Clare Gordon
Administrative Assistant, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Clare is the new Administrative Assistant for the Food and Agribusiness Institute. She provides administrative support to Erika French-Arnold and Greg Baker. Read the full profile »
 

Affiliated Faculty Profiles

 
Mario L. Belotti
W.M. Keck Foundation Professor
Dr. Mario Belotti is the W.M. Keck Foundation Professor. He has been teaching at Santa Clara University since the Fall of 1959. Read the full profile »
 
Leslie Gray
Executive Director, Environmental Studies Institute
Leslie Gray is currently researching the environmental and equity dimensions surrounding global cotton production, focusing on how the agricultural subsidies given to farmers in wealthy countries affect poor farmers in West Africa. Read the full profile »
 
S. Andrew "Drew" Starbird
Professor, Operations & Management Information Systems
Dr. S. Andrew Starbird became Dean of the Leavey School of Business on July 1, 2010, following a year serving as interim Dean of the Business School. Read the full profile »
 

Student Staff Profiles

 
 
Celia Bein
Program Development Manager, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Celia is a current MBA student at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and is also active as Program Development Manager at the Food and Agribusiness Institute. Celia is currently working with the Assistant Director and Director of the Institute to research and create relevant programs such as a new Master degree, undergraduate fellowships, mentoring opportunities, and MBA field and study trips. Read the full profile »
 
Jenna Herzog
Visual Communications Assistant, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Jenna is a senior at Santa Clara pursuing a double major in Communications and Spanish Language with the minor in Latin American Studies. She is working for the Food and Agribusiness Institute as the Visual Communications Assistant which will include photography, videography, design, and content writing. Read the full profile »
 
Ian McCluskey
Event Coordinating Assistant, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Ian is a senior at Santa Clara University in pursuit of a BS in Environmental Science: Water, Energy & Technology, with a minor in Spanish Studies. He is currently the Event Coordinating Assistant at the Food and Agribusiness Institute as well as a member of the Food, Hunger, Poverty and the Environment Pathway. Read the full profile »
 
Jamie Monk
Student Research Assistant, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Jamie is a sophomore at Santa Clara University and is pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. She works as a Student Research Assistant for the Food and Agribusiness Institute, working specifically with Dr. Baker's Childhood Obesity Survey. Read the full profile »
 
Courtney Robinson
Research Manager, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Courtney Robinson is currently an MBA student in Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business. She also works as a Research Assistant for the Food and Agribusiness Institute. Read the full profile »
 
Max Williamson
Research Assistant, Food & Agribusiness Institute
Max is a senior and looks forward to receiving a degree in economics and a minor in Italian in June. As a research assistant for the FAI, Max currently gleans the freshest data that will create the annual Hunger Index, an index that is produced by SCU in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank. Read the full profile »