Alison Joglekar
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Economics

Biography

Alison B. Joglekar is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota and Research Associate in the CFANS Interdisciplinary Initiative. She received a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Business Management from Montana State University; a M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University and a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. Joglekar's research focuses on the spatially-explicit characterization of farming and its implications on agricultural productivity throughout the developing and developed world. Her work as a Research Associate for the GEMS Agroinformatics Initiative involves developing analytical pipelines to enable the interoperability of the “S” (socio-economic) data with the “GEM” (genomic, environmental and management) data within the GEMS platform. Her complimentary role as an InSTePP Fellow involves creating, enhancing and maintaining spatial bio-economic models and datasets and undertaking research to inform practical and policy decisions of governments, food and agribusiness interests, and others.