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Shady ('Shadi') Atallah

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor
University of New Hampshire, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
Rudman Hall, 46 College Road
Durham, NH 03824

Ph.D., Applied Economics, Cornell University
M.Sc., Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis.
Postgraduate Certificate, Postharvest Biology and Technology, University of California, Davis.
M.Sc., Plant Science, American University of Beirut. Lebanon.
B.Sc., M. Eng., Agricultural Sciences (Diplôme d'Ingénieur Agronome), Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Lebanon

Dr. Atallah is with the University of New Hampshire. For more information view

Awards & Honors

(2016) Faculty Fellow. Research and Engagement Academy, University of New Hampshire.

(2015) AAEA Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award nominee. Cornell University.

(2015) Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing. Agricultural Systems.

(2014) Land-Grant Graduate Fellowship. Cornell University.

(2013) Conference Travel Awards, Cornell University, Ph.D. Student Travel Award. European Social Simulation Association.

(2011) Certificate of Professional Excellence. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

Selected Publications

Atallah, S. S., Gomez, M. I., & Conrad, J. M. (in press). Specification of spatial dynamic externalities and implications for strategic behavior in disease control. Land Economics.

Atallah, S. S., Gomez, M. I., Conrad, J. M., & Nyrop, J. P. (2015). A plant-level, spatial, bioeconomic model of plant disease diffusion and control: grapevine leafroll disease. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 97(1), 199-218.

Ha, K., Atallah, S. S., Benjamin, T., Farlee, L., Hoagland, L. A., & Woeste, K. E. (2016). Costs and Returns of Producing Wild-Simulated Ginseng in Established Tree Plantations. (FNR-530-W), 6. Retrieved from

Ricketts, K. D., Gomez, M. I., Atallah, S. S., Fuchs, M. F., Martinson, T. E., Battany, M. C., . . . Smith, R. J. (2015). “Reducing the economic impact of grapevine leafroll disease in california: identifying optimal disease management strategies. American Journal of Enology, 66(2), 138-146.

Atallah, S. S., Gomez, M. I., & Bjorkman, T. (2014). Localization effects for a fresh vegetable product supply chain: Broccoli in the Eastern United States. Food Policy, 49, 151-159.

Atallah, S. S., Gomez, M. I., Fuchs, M. F., & Martinson, T. E. (2012). Economic impact of grapevine leafroll disease on Vitis vinifera cv. Cabernet franc in Finger Lakes vineyards of New York. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 63(1), 73-79.

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