Winter School Instructors

Member Position Academic Institution
Carola Grebitus Director Arizona State University
Vincenzina Caputo Co-Director Michigan State University
David Just Board Cornell University
Jayson Lusk Board Purdue University
Matthew Rousu Board Susquehanna University

Winter School Instructors

Vincenzina Caputo

Director Choice Modeling Summer School MSU
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

Vincenzina Caputo is an expert in designing food choice experiment surveys and analyzing advanced discrete choice models. She has made several theoretical and methodological contributions in this area.


Carola Grebitus

Director Food and Agribusiness (FAB) Lab
Associate Professor of Food Industry Management, Arizona State University

Carola Grebitus is an expert in designing surveys and experiments to answer research questions in applied and agricultural economics, with applied and methodological contributions in the field using a variety of methods including eye tracking and sensory tests.


David Just

Area Coordinator for Applied Economics and Policy in the Cornell S.C. Johnson College of Business at Cornell University
Director of the Institute for Behavioral Economics and Consumer Choice, Cornell University

David Just is an expert in using the tools of psychology and economics to examine important ways in which misperception and emotion can drive economic decisions. David has conducted dozens of field and laboratory experiments identifying the subtle factors in the environment that can lead both children and adults to make the healthier food choices.


Jayson Lusk

Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics
Distinguished Professor at Purdue University

Jayson Lusk is an expert in choice experiments and experimental auctions, and has conducted numerous studies related to food and agricultural economics.


Matthew Rousu

Dean of the Sigmund Weis School of Business and Professor of Economics
Susquehanna University

Matthew Rousu is an expert in experimental auctions, and particularities of conducting experiments in agricultural and applied economics, such as, dealing with deception. His contributions range from the food and ag space to the medical field encompassing warnings on cigarette packs.