C. Daniel Azzara

Ph.D., Food Science, Penn State
M.S., Food Science, Penn State
B.S., Science Education, Virginia Tech

Dr. C. Daniel Azzara is the Alan R. Warehime Professor of Food and Agribusiness and director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Prior to this role, he spent more than 25 years in industry and retired as an R&D executive. His work focuses on company strategy, with particular emphasis on new product development and corporate social responsibility.

Rachael Brown

M.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Kentucky
B.S., Agricultural Economics, University of Florida

Rachael Brown is a part-time instructor for the B.S. in Agribusiness Management. She has worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and she currently works for the United States Coast Guard. She has specialty experience in regulatory, production, and environmental economics as they relate to agricultural economics.

Kyle Hoy

Ph.D., Agricultural, Environmental, and Regional Economics, Penn State
B.A., Economics, Lebanon Valley College

Dr. Kyle Hoy studies the effects of shale gas development and resource taxation.

Jonathan Tuthill

Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, Penn State
M.S., Agricultural Economics and Operations Research, Penn State
B.A., Economics, Dickinson College


Dr. Jonathan Tuthill is a senior instructor as well as the lead faculty member for the B.S. in Agribusiness Management program. He is interested in agricultural risk management issues and all types of quantitative analysis as it applies to agribusiness management.