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    Food and Resource Economics Department

Dr. Jennifer Clark

Instructional Associate Professor

Jennifer Clark is a Senior Lecturer of Food and Resource Economics (FRE) in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Florida. She has a 100% teaching appointment currently focused on evaluating economic issues, human resources management in agribusiness, and economics of agribusiness decisions. She earned a BS in agribusiness marketing and management and MS in FRE from UF, and a PhD in Agricultural and Biological Engineering (Agricultural Operations Management) focused on risk-related decisions in small-scale farming operations.

Dr. Clark’s research is related to learning analytics and psychographic factors related to learning outcomes in higher education. She also works with students and the agribusiness sector to increase student knowledge of career opportunities in this industry. She has also mentored undergraduate students in national marketing management competitions (NAMA, ‘13- ‘16), student leadership projects (Ag-Econ Club, ’09 -‘15) and professional development programs including the International Fresh Produce Association (formerly Produce Marketing Association) in their “Career Pathways” programs from 2014-2022. 


  • Teaching

    Courses Currently Taught

    • AEB 2014 Economic Issues, Food, and You (non-FRE majors)
    • AEB 4424 Human Resources Management in Agribusiness
    • AEB 5188 Economics of Agribusiness Decisions
    • AEB 5757 Strategic Agribusiness Human Resource Management
    • AEB 3103 Principles of Food and Resource Economics
    • AEB 3133 Principles of Agribusiness Management
    • AEB 3550 Agricultural Data Analysis in Food and Resource Economics
    • AEB 4334 Agricultural Price Analysis and Consumer Behavior
    • AEB 4380 Agricultural Marketing Strategies (NAMA)

Jennifer Clark


1191 MCCB

  • Education
    • Ph.D Agricultural and Biological Engineering
      Major - Agricultural Operations Management, University of Florida (UF)  
      Spring 2022
    • M.S. Food and Resource Economics    University of Florida (UF)    2007
    • B.S. Agribusiness Marketing and Management    University of Florida (UF)    2004
  • Publications
    • EDIS
    • Google Scholar
    • REPEC
  • Presentations

    Clark, J.L. (2023). Factors differentiating small-scale farmer operators’ reliance on risk-planning information using signal detection for decisions under uncertainty, poster presentation at the 2023 Applied Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA) annual meeting, Washington, DC, July 21-25, 2023.


       Clark Presentation At AAEA 2023