Assistant Professor, Cornell SHA
Aaron Adalja is an assistant professor of food and beverage management at the School of Hotel Administration and a faculty fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University. He holds a PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Adalja's research draws on consumer theory, industrial organization, and marketing to examine empirical questions in food and agricultural economics related to food labeling and quality certification, food safety, sustainability, and food and agricultural marketing. His current research includes studies on consumers' and firms' responses to voluntary non-GMO food labeling, the role of collective reputation in produce food safety, grower tradeoffs between farm conservation and food safety, and pricing and labeling strategies to mitigate fluid milk food waste.