2023 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 16-18, 2023 | St.Louis, MO
Dr. Brian E. Roe
Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University
Brian E. Roe, Ph.D., is the Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at the Ohio State University. Dr. Roe has worked broadly in the areas of agricultural and environmental economics focusing on issues including food waste, agricultural marketing, information policy, farm nutrient management, behavioral economics and product quality. Dr. Roe helped form and currently leads the Ohio State Food Waste Collaborative and co-directs an NSF-funded Research Network focused on addressing wasted food. He served as a committee member for the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine consensus study on "A Systems Approach to Reducing Consumer Food Waste" and as a member of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research Advisory Council on Health-Agriculture Nexus. Roe was recently named a fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. Roe has a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland – College Park.