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Debra Perosio

Debra Perosio

  • Senior Lecturer

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Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management



Debra Perosio, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the Charles H. Dyson School at Cornell University. She received her bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees from Cornell University. Prior to coming to Cornell, Debbie had extensive experience working with a myriad of food and agricultural businesses, both from a production and management perspective.

At Cornell, Debbie teaches in the areas marketing. She is focused on working with undergraduate students, both from a teaching and advising perspective. Her research interests and publications are in the areas of food retailing trends and perishable marketing and merchandising. Debbie has been the director of the Food Marketing Fellows Program and the curriculum director for LEAD Summer Institutes, a summer business program for high school minorities.She is currently the co-director of the Dyson Grand Challenge Program.

Recent Courses

  • AEM 4960 - Applied Economics and Management Internship
  • AEM 3600 - Impact Learning: Field Study Prep Experience
  • AEM 3601 - Impact Learning: Project Reflection, Completion and Presentation
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 2400 - Marketing
  • AEM 2420 - Marketing for Dyson Majors
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Cornell University, 1995
  • MPS Cornell University, 1992
  • BS Cornell University, 1979