At Michigan State he team taught with Dr. Jack Allen in the Eli Broad Business School’s MBA program, teaching Marketing / Supply Chain Management courses for six years. He was awarded the USDA National Needs Fellowship and Cargill/Excel Meat’s Fellowship. His research interests are in Food Marketing and Corporate Social Responsibility. He also presented a selected paper at the International Agribusiness Management Association’s Annual Meeting titled: Home Meal Replacements: The Saving Grace for Supermarkets.” His research has been accepted for publication in the “A” journal for Food Marketing (International Journal of Food and Agribusiness Management Review). In addition, he was an adjunct professor at Arizona State University teaching undergraduate Food Marketing classes for two years.