Faculty AGN - Zamorano

Faculty

Raúl Soto

rsoto@zamorano.edu
Director of the Agribusiness Management Department
Associate Professor


Education:
- Ph.D. in Administrative Sciences, Universidad Católica de Honduras.
- M.B.A, Universidad Católica de Honduras.
- B.A. in Legal and Social Sciences with focus on Business Law, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Human resource management.
- Business organization.
- Leadership.
- Entrepreneurship.

Areas of research:
- Job satisfaction, job stability, and labor relations.
- Organizational commitment.
- Human resources.
- Entrepreneurship.
- Leadership.

Alex Godoy

agodoy@zamorano.edu
Assistant Professor


Education:
- M.B.A., Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
- B.A. in Business Administration, Universidad Católica de Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- International trade.
- International business administration I and II.
- Managerial decision making.

Areas of research:
- International negotiation and its impact on company welfare.
- International business and wealth creation.
- Agricultural diversification.

Ana Maier

amaier@zamorano.edu
Associate Dean of Academic Quality and Management
Associate Professor


Education:
- Ph.D. in Curriculum Studies, Purdue University, United States of America.
- M.B.A., INCAE Business School, Nicaragua.
- B.A. in Industrial and Business Administration, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Strategic cost management.
- Budgets and costs.
- Business environment.
Graduate
- Teaching methods in agricultural education.

Areas of research:
- Pedagogy.
- Entrepreneurship.

Arie Sanders

asanders@zamorano.edu
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor


Education:
- Ph.D. in Rural Sociology and International Agriculture Development, Penn State University, Unites States of America.
- M.Sc. in Agricultural Development Economics, Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands.
- B.Sc. in Tropical Agriculture, International Agriculture College Larenstein, The Netherlands.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Macroeconomics.
Graduate
- Sustainable agricultural development.
- Seminar-workshop: Trends in agriculture.
- Seminar on current topics in agriculture and food II.
- Thesis seminar I (collegiate course).

Areas of research:
- Agricultural chains.
- Agricultural policies.
- Rural development.

Julio Rendón

jrendon@zamorano.edu
Assistant Professor


Education:
- M.B.A., INCAE Business School, Nicaragua.
- B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Agribusiness administration.
- Agricultural project preparation and evaluation.
- Advanced topics in agribusiness.
- Finance III.
- Agribusiness strategy.

Areas of research:
- Cost management in agriculture.
- Resource optimization.
- Agro-export strategies.
- Negotiation.

Luis Sandoval

lsandoval@zamorano.edu
Associate Professor


Education:
- Ph.D. in Agricultural and applied economics, Texas Tech University, United States of America.
- M.Sc. in Agricultural economics, New Mexico State University, United States of America.
- B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- General statistics.
- General economics.
Graduate
- Econometrics.
- Natural resource economics and policy.
Learning by Doing modules
- Academic manager of the Specialized Learning by Doing AGN module.

Areas of research:
- Agricultural data statistics and science.
- Analysis of agri-food policies and food security.

Martín Leal

mleal@zamorano.edu
Associate Professor


Education:
- M.B.A., Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México.
- M.Sc. in Agricultural economics, Kansas State University, United States of America.
- B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.
- Agricultural Sciences Technician, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Market research.
- Sales management.
- Marketing.
Learning by Doing modules
- Academic manager of the Marketing module.

Areas of research:
- Agricultural and agro-industrial markets.
- Value chains.
- Agricultural sales management.

Rommel Reconco

rreconco@zamorano.edu
Associate Professor


Education:
- M.Sc. in Finance, Universidad Tecnológica Centroamericana, Honduras.
- M.B.A. with focus on Finance, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras.
- B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.
- Agricultural Sciences Technician, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Finance.
- Corporate finance.
- Operations management.
Graduate
- Agricultural project assessment.

Areas of research:
- Project economic and financial analysis.
- Risk analysis in agricultural operations.
- Optimization of productive processes.
- Value chain analysis.

Wolfgang Pejuán

wpejuan@zamorano.edu
Associate Professor


Education:
- Ph.D. in Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University, United States of America.
- M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, United States of América.
- B.Sc. in Agricultural Sciences, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.
- Agricultural Sciences Technician, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Courses:
Undergraduate
- Business statistics I.
- Econometrics.
- Production economics.
- Farm management (collegiate course).
Graduate
- Statistical methods and experimental design.
Learning by Doing modules
- Academic manager of the Data Collection and Analysis module.

Areas of research:
- Agricultural investment project assessment.
- Economic assessment of evaluation of agricultural production technologies.
- Assessment of determining factors in technology adoption.
- Optimization of resource use.

Instructors and Assistants

Andrea Cuestas

acuestas@zamorano.edu
Instructor & Assistant


Education:
- B.Sc. in Agribusiness Management, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana Zamorano, Honduras.

Learning by Doing modules:
- Management consulting practice

Courses:
- Agribusiness strategies.
- International Business (elective).
- General economics.
- Business statistics.
- Managerial decision making.

Areas of research:
- General management.
- Finance.
- Sales.
- International Trade.

Marvin Cálix

mjcalix@zamorano.edu
Instructor & Assistant


Education:
- B.Sc. In Agribusiness Management, Escuela Agrícola Panamericana, Zamorano, Honduras.

Learning by Doing modules:
- Data collection and analysis.

Courses:
- Statistics I.
- Production economics.
- Human resources.
- Leadership.
- Business organization.
- Entrepreneurship.

Areas of research:
- Agricultural and agro-industrial market research.
- Agricultural data management.
- Assessment of resource use efficiency.

Michell Polanco

rpolanco@zamorano.edu
Instructor


Education:
- B.A. in Strategic Business Management, Universidad Católica de Honduras.

Learning by Doing modules:
- Commercialization.

Areas of research:
- Sales.
- Commercialization.
- Marketing.
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