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Meet the Suzanne’s Project Leadership Team

Dr. Robin G. Brumfield, Ph.D.
Professor and Specialist in
Farm Management,
Rutgers, the State University of
New Jersey

Dr. Robin G. Brumfield is a Professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and has been the Farm Management Extension Specialist at Rutgers since 1988. She is internationally known for her work in horticultural economics and has given over 100 talks in twelve countries. In her 24 years at Rutgers, she has been P.I. or Co-P.I. on grants totaling over $10 million. She has published over 150 articles, including 40 refereed journal articles and 47 conference proceedings. Her Greenhouse Cost Accounting Program is the standard in the greenhouse industry. She wrote the marketing and business management chapters for the best-selling textbook, Greenhouse Operations and Management by Dr. Paul V. Nelson. Before joining Rutgers University, she was Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in Floriculture at The Pennsylvania State University for five years.

Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
55 Dudley Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
Phone: 848-932-9130
Fax: 732-932-8887

Dr. Burhan Özkan, Ph.D.
Professor in the Department
of Agricultural Economics, Advisor to the Rector and Coordinator for the Bologna Process Coordination Office
at Akdeniz University

Dr. Burhan Özkan, Ph.D. is professor of Agricultural Economics at Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey. He holds an MSc from Reading University (UK) and a PhD from Cukurova University. His principal areas of research are agricultural business management, production economics, energy economics, and food security. He has authored over 300 publications, including 250 refereed journal articles. He is the founder of the Department of Agricultural Economics at Akdeniz University and has chaired the Department for more than 15 years. He served as Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Director of the Lifelong Center, Coordinator of the Bologna Process and International Relations Office of the Akdeniz University, and he acted as Advisor to the Rector of the Akdeniz University. Currently, he is a member of the Research Development and Coordination Board (RDCB) of Akdeniz University. He is chair of the Agribusiness Management Division within the Department and Director of Social Sciences at the Vocational School of Akdeniz University.

Dept. of Agricultural Economics
Faculty of Agriculture
Akdeniz University
Phone: +90 (242) 310-6012