Purdue Student Soybean Innovation Competition

Faculty Advisors "Pool"

Business/Marketing Advisors
 


Chad Allred
Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

crallred@purdue.edu
765-494-4460
KCTR 218

Areas of expertise, Global Social Entrepreneurship, Experiential Learning Brand, Development
 



Kelly Blanchard
Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

khb@purdue.edu
765-494-7956
KRAN 345

Dr. Blanchard has taught at Purdue in the economics department since 1998. Her current research interests focus on the economics of information, particularly in labor markets and in higher education. In addition, Dr. Blanchard acts as a consultant for clients involved in antitrust litigation. Her expertise has guided nationally recognized institutions such as ARCO and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).


John Burr
Clinical Assistant Professor of Management

jburr@purdue.edu
765-496-2271
KRAN 432

Dr. Burr is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.  His teaching includes both Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship.  Dr. Burr has been with Purdue University since 2001 when began to pursue his Ph.D. while working full time in Purdue's Discovery Park as an IT manager.  In 2009, Dr. Burr took a Visiting Assistant Professor position with Consumer Sciences and Retailing teaching selling and sales management before joining Krannert.


Natalie Carroll
Agricultural & Biological Engineering
Agricultural Sciences Education & Communication

ncarroll@purdue.edu
765-494-8439
LILY 3-224

Dr. Carroll focuses on informal youth education in natural resources and the environment. She works extensively with faculty and staff from many disciplines to develop curriculum and other educational items. Dr. Carroll has written or collaborated on over 100 refereed publications, served as committee chair for eight students, and committee member for 26 students from 12 departments. She has served as an investigator or collaborator on grants for more than $28 million as the outreach coordinator or curriculum developer. 



Bhagyashree Katare
Agricultural Economics

bkatare@purdue.edu
765-494-7709
KRAN 640

Dr. Katare’s research interests are in the economics of food, health, nutrition, and particularly on the empirical analysis of consumption behavior related to health outcomes. Her current research centers on the economic determinants of weight gain and the spread of obesity. In the next few years, Dr. Katare will develop a research program focused on understanding how environmental factors and peers influence the health choices and decisions of individuals. Her teaching responsibilities include an undergraduate course in agricultural marketing.


Maria Marshall
Agricultural Economics

mimarsha@purdue.edu
765-494-4268
KRAN 617

Professor Maria Marshall conducts an applied research, teaching, and Extension program in small and family business management, food marketing, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Marshall is the Director of the Purdue Institute for Family Business (PIFB).  Her research focuses on small business development and family business management. Her small and family business research is focused on areas such as the resource exchange between the household and the business, family business management, and marketing. She is particularly focused on the resource exchange between household and business when each system experiences a normative and non-normative shock. Dr. Marshall’s outreach and teaching programs seek to increase economic development through entrepreneurship. 
 



Paul Preckel
Agricultural Economics

preckel@purdue.edu
765-494-4240
KRAN 589

Professor Preckel researches and teaches in the areas of decision analysis and mathematical modeling. He has had extensive experience in developing applications and methods over a wide range of subject matter areas. His current areas of interest focus on: energy modeling, electricity market structure and performance, assessment of the effects of policy across an economy's income spectrum, supply chain management, modeling imperfectly competitive markets, and methods and applications for optimization and numerical integration. He became the Faculty Director of Indiana’s State Utility Forecasting Group in February 2007.


 

Cara Putman
Lecturer

cputman@purdue.edu
765-494-2593
KRAN 543

At Krannert, Cara serves as the School of Management Honors Director and teaches undergraduate and graduate core courses in business law, communications for masters of marketing students, Business Law for masters of accounting, as well as employment law, international law, business ethics, and corporate governance.  She has taught the core graduate business law class since 2006, and journeyed to Germany to teach it in the summer of 2012. In addition she has led undergraduate study abroad experiences in Siena, Florence, and Rome, and looks forward to returning to Florence in summer 2019.