Morrison School of Agribusiness
Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2000; MBA, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1992; B.S., University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1987.
Role and relationship of food in consumer wellness, organic food movement, organic food in consumers' daily lives.
With William Nganje and Nicholas Lee "Identification of the Attributes of an Effective, Private-Sector Funded, State-Branding Program," Grant-sponsored research; data for first stage has been collected. Anticipated submission to Agribusiness fall 2008.
With Christopher Wharton "The Role of Community Supported Agriculture: Talking with Current, Former, and Nonmembers," First stage in a much larger stream of research designed to explore the role of CSA's in the food system: their effect on social values, their environmental and economic impact, and their relation to attitudes regarding food safety and security. Focus groups and expert interviews have been conducted.
With William Nganje, Nancy Childs and Jill Maher "Consumers' Perceptions of risk: The case for Mercury-in-Fish Warning Disclosures," Data has been collected. Anticipated submission 2008-2009 academic year.
Arizona State University: 2002-present, 1994-1999. Previous Appointments: St. Joseph's University, University of Massachusetts
Editorial Review Board, Journal of Macromarketing, 2006-current; Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Consumer Behaviour, 2006-current; Session co-chair, "Services in Marketing Education," Marketing Educators Association, 2009.
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Internal Auditor, Unilever United States, Inc., May 1991-August 1991; Public Accountant, Peat Marwick Main, & Co., 1987-1990
Hughner, Renée Shaw, Jill Maher, Nancy Childs and William Nganje, "Fish: Friend or Foe? Food Policy and Subpopulation Warnings for Consumers," Food Policy, In Press, Available online 31 October 2008.
Hughner, Renée Shaw and Susan Schultz Kleine, "What Does Health Mean?: Consumers' Lay Health Theories in Relation to Prevailing and Countervailing Paradigms," Qualitative Health Research, 18, (12) 1687-1703.
Hughner, Renée Shaw, Jill Kurp Maher and Nancy Childs (2008) "Review of Food Policy and Consumer Issues of Mercury in Fish," Journal of the American College of Nutrition, April 27 (2) 185-194.