Frank J. Dooley, PhD
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning
Professor of Agriculture Economics
Frank Dooley has an international reputation as being a gifted and innovative teacher as well as creative researcher. He is the vice provost for teaching and learning, providing leadership for undergraduate education, academic planning, program evaluation, and general academic policy development and implementation. Responsibilities of the position include fostering program initiatives and providing guidance related to these areas: Career Success, Student Success, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, and Teaching Success at Purdue, among others. He also reviews academic budgets and serves as the Office of the Provost liaison to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, the CIC Undergraduate Education Committee and the Educational Policy Committee.
Dr. Dooley received numerous awards for teaching, research and service, including the Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in 2009 and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher in 2011. He was inducted into Purdue's Teaching Academy in 2002 and into the University's Book of Great Teachers in 2014. His research interests include logistical and supply chain management for food and agribusiness. His publication record includes chapters in six books, and over 200 articles or other publications. Dooley, who received his bachelor's degree from St. John's University, his Juris Doctor from University of North Dakota, and his doctoral degree from Washington State University, came to Purdue's Department of Agricultural Economics in 1998.