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Jennifer L Dennis

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Associate Professor of Horticulture
  • Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics
765.494.1352
765.494.0391
HORT Room 320
625 Agriculture Mall Dr
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Agricultural Economics 

  • Associate Professor of Ag Economics
  • Interdepartmental Associate Professor
765.494.9812
KRAN Room 659

Area of Expertise: Specialty Crop Marketing Specialist

Dr. Dennis has a joint appointment with the Department of Agricultural Economics and can be reached at 765-494-9812 in 659 Krannert on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004
M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • AGEC 42900 - Agribusiness Marketing Workshop
  • HORT 43500 - Principles of Marketing and Management for Horticultural Businesses
  • HORT 44500 - Strategic Analysis of Horticulture Production & Marketing

Awards & Honors

(2009) Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Award. AAEA.

(2007) Dean's Team Award. Purdue University.

(2006) 2006 Teaching for Tomorrow Award. HLA Department.

(2006) 2006 Teaching for Tomorrow Award. HLA Department.

(2006) Departmental Teaching Award. HLA Department.

(2006) Departmental Teaching Award. Horticulture and Landscape Architecture.

(2006) Undergraduate Student Research Competition. Social Science Division.

(2006) Undergraduate Student Research Competition, 2nd Place in Social Science Division. Undergraduate Honors Project in Agricultural Economics.

(2005) Competitive Doctoral Enrichment Fellowship Recipient. Michigan State University.

Selected Publications

Yue, C., Dennis, J. L., Behe, B. K., Hall, C., Campbell, B., & Khachatryan, H. (2012). Investigating consume preference for organic local or sustainable plants. Hort Science, 46(4), 610-615. Retrieved from http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/

Behe, B., Hall, C., Campbell, B., Khachatryan, H., Yue, C., & Dennis, J. L. (in press). Smartphone Use and Online Search and Purchase Behavior of North Americans: Gardening and Non-Gardening Information and Products. HortScience.

Behe, B., Hall, C., Campbell, B., Khachatryan, H., Yue, C., & Dennis, J. L. (in press). Consumer Preferences for Local and Sustainable Plant Production Characteristics. HortScience.

Yue, C., Dennis, J. L., Behe, B., Hall, C., Campbell, B., & Lopez, R. (2011). Investigating consumer preference for organic, local or sustainable plants. HortScience, 46(4), 610-615.

Smith, J., & Dennis, J. L. (2011). An Analysis of Consumer Preference for Sustainably Produced Bedding and Potted Flowering Plants. Southern Nurseryman Association Research Conference Proceedings, 1-6.

Smith, J. T., Lopez, R. G., Dennis, J. L., & Preston, G. (2010). Census of Agriculture Reveals Decline in Floriculture Producers. Retrieved from http://www.extension.purdue.edu/extmedia/HO/HO-246-W.pdf

Dennis, J. L., Lopez, R. G., Behe, B. K., Hall, C. R., Yue, C., & Campbell, B. L. (2010). Sustainable Production Practices Adopted by Greenhouse and Nursery Plant Growers. HortScience, 45(5), 1232-1237.

Hall, T. J., Lopez, R. G., Marshall, M. I., & Dennis, J. L. (2010). Barriers to Adopting Sustainable Floriculture Certification. HortScience, 45(5), 778-783.

Hall, C. R., Campbell, B. L., Behe, B. K., Yue, C., Lopez, R. G., & Dennis, J. L. (2010). The Appeal of Biodegradable Packaging to Floral Consumers. HortScience, 45(4), 583-591.

Mathers, H. M., Acuna, A. A., Long, D. R., Behe, B. K., Hodges, A. W., Haydu, J. J., . . . Archer, T. (2010). Nursery Worker Turnover and Language Proficiency. HortScience, 45, 71-77.