Frank Dooley has an international reputation as being a gifted and innovative teacher, as well as creative researcher. He is the Associate Vice Provost of Undergraduate Academic Affairs, leading the efforts to evaluate the adoption of trimesters at at Purdue University.
Dr. Dooley has won 19 awards for outstanding teaching and advising, including the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher in 2011, the David C. Pfendler College of Agriculture Outstanding Counselor Award in 2004, and the Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Purdue University, in 2009. He was named a Faculty Fellow in Purdue University's Teaching Academy in 2002, and became a member of Executive Council in 2007, serving as chairperson in 2010-11.
He also is an active presenter in programs at the Center for Food and Agricultural Business. His research program in agribusiness focuses upon transportation and supply chain management. His work has studied issues in the food manufacturing and retailing, ethanol, transportation, and country grain elevator industries. His publication record includes chapters in 6 books, and over 200 articles or other publications.