jane kolodinsky

Jane Kolodinsky, PhD Professor and Chair

Areas of Expertise:

applied economics, consumer policy, food system, marketing



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Contact Information
Office: 202 Morrill Hall
Phone: 802.656.4616
Email: Jane.Kolodinsky@uvm.edu

Since 1987, Dr. Kolodinsky has been a faculty member in CDAE at the University of Vermont and is now Professor in and Chair of CDAE and Director of the Center for Rural Studies. SDr. Kolodinsky specializes in applied economics- the application of the concepts of demand, consumer behavior, and marketing principles to improve consumer wellbeing. Recently, she has been researching and exploring issues of obesity. Dr. Kolodinsky has over 200 academic publications, and has garnered competitive grant funds from almost 50 different sources. She has been recognized for her teaching and public service, and in the continued development of CDAE as a transdisciplinary department relevant to community needs in Vermont, nationally, and around the globe.  She has a robust interest in Food Systems, serving on the Food Systems Master's faculty and steering committee, which she also chaired.

Sample of Courses Taught

Jane Kolodinsky's courses by semester available here.
PA 303: Research & Evaluation Methods
CDAE 191: Special Problems
CDAE 255: Applied Consumption Economics
CDAE 351: Research Methods

Recent Publications

Academic Journal Articles
Conference Proceedings

Honors and Awards

Professional Societies

American Council on Consumer Interests