Executive Director, CFIE, Management
Dr. Gregory Baker is a professor in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship. He is also Executive Director of the Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a position he has held since 2000. He has taught at Santa Clara since 1988 after previous teaching appointments at New Mexico State University and Purdue University.
In addition to his book, Introduction to Food and Agribusiness Management, Greg's research has been published in numerous journals including the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Agribusiness: An International Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Resources, Recycling, and Conservation, and Agriculture and Human Values. Greg's research has explored food loss and sustainability, food insecurity and the impact on nutrition, consumer attitudes toward food safety, and the relationship between strategic management and firm financial performance, Greg was the co-editor of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, Volumes 2-4.
In 2009, Greg was named a Fellow for the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IAMA), the highest honor the organization bestows. in 2004 he was presented with the President's Special Recognition Award, which honors faculty who set an example for students and colleagues as teaching scholars and whose recent work has advanced the mission of Santa Clara in significant ways. He is also a recipient of the Excellence in Research award from the Cooperative League of the USA.
Greg received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Business Management, his Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics all from Purdue University.
Last updated: December 2020