Mark Manfredo is a professor in the Morrison School of Agribusiness at the W. P. Carey School of Business.
His research focuses on commodity price analysis and agribusiness risk management, with particular emphasis on futures and options markets and price forecasting. His work has appeared in leading applied economics and agribusiness journals including the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Energy Economics, and Agribusiness: An International Journal as well leading business journals such as the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, Journal of Supply Chain Management, and Journal of Business Logistics.
Professor Manfredo served as the Director of the Morrison School of Agribusiness and as the Associate Dean for the W. P. Carey School of Business for the ASU Polytechnic Campus from 2013 to 2020. He also served as the co-chairman of the NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management (2007-2011), and is currently a member of the editorial review board at Agribusiness: An International Journal. At Arizona State University, he teaches courses in commodity futures and options markets, risk management, and agribusiness finance at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and is a Faculty Honors Advisor for Barrett, The Honors College.
In 2007, he received ASU’s Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching/Instruction Excellence by the Office of the Provost, and was also presented with the Western Agricultural Economics Association Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award that same year.
He currently serves on the board of directors of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance (AFMA).