Larson, Janelle B.

Associate Professor, Agricultural Economics
Division Head, EBC
Office Phone: 610-396-6183
Office Location: Gaige, 210

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Dr. Janelle Larson is the Head of the Division of Engineering, Business and Computing at Penn State Berks and an Associate Professor of Agricultural Economics. Larson’s primary research interests are in rural economic development and land tenure issues, both internationally and domestically. She has researched land titling and land markets in Latin America and has looked at the effects of development on agriculture in urbanizing areas domestically. Larson is also involved in an interdisciplinary teaching, research and outreach economic development project in Kenya. Larson teaches courses in economics, agricultural economics and community economic development.