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Shady ('Shadi') Atallah

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

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

Awards & Honors

(2012) Land Grant Fellow. Cornell University.

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

Selected Publications

Atallah, S., Gómez, M. I., & Björkman, T. (in press). Localization effects for a fresh vegetable product supply chain: Broccoli in the eastern United States. Food Policy, (49), 151–159. Retrieved from

Atallah, S., Gómez, M. I., Fuchs, M. F., & Martinson, T. E. (2012). Economic Impact of Grapevine Leafroll Disease on Vitis viniferacv. Cabernet franc in Finger Lakes Vineyards of New York. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 63(1). Retrieved from

Atallah, S., El Saliby, I., Baalbaki, R., & Talhouk, S. N. (2011). Effects of different irrigation, drying and production scenarios on the productivity, postharvest quality and economic feasibility of Origanum syriacum, a species typically over-collected from the wild in Lebanon. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 91, 337-343. Retrieved from

Atallah, S., Gómez, M. I., Conrad, J. M., & Nyrop, J. P. (in press). A Plant-Level, Spatial, Bioeconomic Model of Plant Disease Diffusion and Control: Grapevine Leafroll Disease. American Journal of Agricultural Economics. Retrieved from