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 Expert  725366

Expert in Food & Agriculture, Education Technology, Market Research, Promotion, Import/Export Trade Missions


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New Jersey (NJ)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has experience with traditional and distributed-learning online platforms. Courses taught feature management, graduate writing, cultural diversity, college-level English, English literature, Rhetoric and journalism/mass communication courses such as Public Relations, Media Writing, and Speech Communication with an emphasis on intercultural, interpersonal and public speaking, and a variety of other writing classes.

Professional experience and interests include market research, public relations, teaching undergraduate and graduate level interdisciplinary courses, distance learning platforms and communication technology.

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adult education

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computer-assisted instruction

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education

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instructional design

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pedagogy

Expert has 20 years publishing experience in trade print and digital publications for the education, food and agribusiness industries. Other work includes market research. She has served as market consultant for exporters in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic. Research projects include the preparation of market studies, competitive analysis and promotion plans.
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food marketing

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market assessment

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market development

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market potential

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market research

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trade show


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Elizabeth, New Jersey;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  Stamford, Connecticut;  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;  and Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1995   Master of Arts   Political Science   Queens College  
1989   Bachelor of Arts   Mass Communication and French Studies   New York University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2000 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Marketing Consultant

 

She served as market consultant for exporters in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic. Her research projects included the preparation of market studies, competitive analysis and promotion plans.

2001 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Editor

 

She developed quarterly U.S. agribusiness magazines serving Asia-Pacific and Latin American importers of U.S. agricultural products.

2001 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Consultant

 

She created culinary/agribusiness editorial and marketing platforms.

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Instructor

 

She was the Instructor & Student Writing Web site Project Coordinator. She taught English Literature and Elementary French courses.

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Instructor

 

She taught news writing and copy editing courses.

2006 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Online Instructor

 

She facilitates online graduate writing and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Dual Degree) management courses.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

She is a member of the Education Writers Association, Washington, DC, the Eastern Communication Association, Ithaca, NY, and the Eastern Produce Council, New Jersey.

Awards/Recognition

The Florida Magazine Association, Best In-Depth Reporting (Trade/Technical Magazines) Silver: Produce Business, “New York Landscape” July 1997


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

She has published in more than 23 publications. For her doctoral studies in Education, she is working on several research projects involving education technology.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - American Taste  
 - Bella Foods  
 - The Education Digest  
 - The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • She carried out market studies and organized an IICA-funded trade mission for 10 Dominican exporters. 2007-08.
  • She assisted Brazilian cashew and honey producers in contacting interested buyers. 2006. She organized degustations in restaurants and created promotional material to promote awareness and sales of Bolivian hearts of palm hearts. 2003.
  • She participated in the completion of a market study of the U.S. market for fresh and processed produce from Colombia. 2001.
  • She explored retail demand for Dutch horticultural products. 2001.
  • She reported on potential for Colombian exotic tropical exports to the U.S., COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT TRADE BUREAU, PROEXPORT 1996.
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Expert Witness:
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Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
Spanish  
French  
Portuguese  

Market Research:
She was involved in agribusiness and education for more than a decade. Served as market consultant for exporters in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic. Her research projects include the preparation of market studies, competitive analysis and promotion plans. She published in a variety of national and international food and agricultural trade publications serving U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Her other professional experience and interests include distance learning platforms and communication technology. Published in a variety of national and international food and agricultural trade publications serving U.S., Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. Other professional experience and interests include distance learning platforms and communication technology.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Expert's University, presenter: seminars on Graduate Writing & Getting Published, Academic Residency, Atlanta, GA.

2007 New Jersey Writing Alliance, presenter Reading & Writing with Technology.

2006 Hugh Boyd Minorities Journalism Workshop at Monmouth University, NJ.

2005 Public Relations/Communication Careers, East Stroudsburg University, PA.

2002 The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, Washington, D.C.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

She participated in the development of import/export trade missions for companies in Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, and the Dominican Republic that expressed an interest in locating buyers in the U.S., particularly the Northeast, NY-NJ-PA-CT areas, Maryland, and Florida.

Other Skills and Services

Course Management Systems: eCollege, Educator, Blackboard, WebCT.

Other software and Web tools: QuarkXPress, Typo3, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe Acrobat Connect (Web Conferencing), Wikispaces, GoogleApps, Adobe Acrobat Professional (Online Collaboration Tools).


 

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