New Faculty Member Joins Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Emily Dunn
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Emily Dunn

Emily Dunn has joined the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences as an instructor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Dunn's research interests include agricultural trade and marketing, agricultural food policy, agribusiness, the internationalization of higher education, and transformative curriculum development for agriculture education. She will teach AGEC 3403 Farm Business Management (AGEC 3403) and Introduction to Agribusiness (AGEC 2303) during the spring 2019 semester and will teach Food and Ag Marketing (AGEC 3303) during the fall semester.

"We are delighted to have someone with Emily's credentials fill this important role," said Kelly Bryant, Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness interim department head. "Her passion for teaching is evident, and her experience will allow her to contribute to our department immediately upon her arrival."

Dunn, from Florida, has acquired bachelor's and master's degrees at the University of Central Florida and the University of Florida, respectively. Additionally, she has earned credits toward a Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Educational Technology from the University of South Carolina. Her robust educational background spans food and resource economics, international development, and food service management.

Since January 2013, Dunn has worked as an instructor in the Department of Agribusiness, College of Food and Agriculture in the United Arab Emirates University located in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Working alongside faculty members from more than 60 countries, Dunn actively integrated technology with education, making use of multimedia resources and interactive design to increase student engagement.

 

Contacts

Ryan P. Ruiz, communications manager
Agricultural Economics and Agri business
479-575-7374, ryanruiz@uark.edu

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