Dr. Kishore Joseph is an Assistant Professor of Agribusiness in the School of Agriculture at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Platteville. He earned his Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, where his work focused on commodity futures markets. He holds a Master of Science degree in Agribusiness Economics and a Master of Business Administration with an elective in finance from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Joseph is originally from India, where he earned a master’s degree in Agribusiness Management with a specialization in marketing from Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University and a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture from Kerala Agricultural University.
Kishore joined the School of Agriculture in August 2019 and teaches agribusiness courses including Introduction to Agribusiness-Lab (AGBUS 1500), Marketing of Agricultural Products (AGBUS 2430), Agricultural Commodity Marketing (AGBUS 3530), Livestock Marketing (AGBUS 4400), Agribusiness Management (AGBUS 4500), and Agricultural Price Forecasting (AGBUS 4620). His research and professional interests include agricultural and food marketing, agribusiness management, commodity price analysis, futures and options markets, risk management, and the economics of precision agriculture.
He was a faculty member at California State University-Chico, where he taught several agribusiness courses before arriving in Platteville. He approaches teaching with a broad array of private industry experience. He managed sales for a multinational seed company in India and has completed internships with brokerage and trading firms in the United States.