Mindy L. Mallory

Associate Professor and Clearing Corporation Chair of Food and Agricultural Marketing

Purdue University

Dr. Mallory’s research focuses on commodity markets and marketing issues, especially related to commodity futures and options markets. Topics of special interest include forecasting, liquidity costs, and price discovery. Additionally Dr. Mallory has applied portfolio theory from finance to novel domains to help decision-makers make better choices under uncertainty.


  • Commodity Markets
  • Price Analysis
  • Risk Analysis
  • Application of Portfolio Theory Outside of Finance
  • Applied Time Series Econometrics
  • R Statistical Computing


  • PhD in Economics, 2009

    Iowa State University

  • MS in Mathematics, 2005

    Emporia State University

  • BSE in Mathematics Education, 2003

    Emporia State University