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Associate Professor Emerita of Hospitality Management

Martha Conklin

Contact Information

201 Mateer Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park PA 16802

mtc11@psu.edu

Education

1967 B.S. University of Missouri-Columbia, Food and Nutrition
1971 M.S. University of Missouri-Columbia, Foodservice Systems Management
1990 Ph.D. New York University, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics

Research Interests

School food service quality indicators
Evaluation of dietetics and school food service programs

Specializations

Management of noncommercial food services

Management dietetics, School food service

Selected Publications

Sharma, A., Lambert, C., & Conklin, M. (accepted for 2011). The relationship of a la carte revenues to the implementation of school nutrition standards. Journal of Foodservice Business Research.

Namasivayam, K., Conklin, M.T., Zhao, X. (In press). The influence of pretraining positive affect and training design on perceived training effectiveness. Journal of Foodservice Business Research.

Cranage, D.A., Conklin, M.T., & Lambert, C.U. (In press). High school students are more satisfied customers when nutrition information is posted. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management.

Conklin, M.T., Lambert, L., & Lambert, C. (In press). Information-seeking behavior of school foodservice directors. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management.

Conklin, M.T., Lambert, C.U. Brenner, M., & Cranage, D. A. (2009). Are SNP directors’ beliefs of perceived organizational support and affective commitment associated with timely development of school wellness policies? Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 12(2), 110-119.

Lambert, C.U., & Conklin, M.T. (2008). Conceptual framework for research on information-seeking behavior of hospitality managers. Information Technology in Hospitality, 5, 3-12.

Namasivayam, K., Conklin, M., & Lambert, C.U. (2007). Organizational factors influencing school nutrition directors’ implementation of wellness policies. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management,31(2).

Conklin, M.T., Cranage, D.A., & Lambert, C.U., (2005). College students’ use of point of selection nutrition information. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 20(2), 97-108.

Conklin, M.T., Cranage, D.A., Lambert, C.U. (2005). Nutrition information at point of selection affects food chosen by high school students. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 29(1). On-line journal at http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/newsroom/jcnm/05spring/conklin/index.asp. Accessed on 6/9/05.

Conklin, M.T., Lambert, C.U., & Cranage, D.A. (2005). Nutrition information at point of selection could benefit college students. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 20(2), 90-96.

Courses Taught

HRIM 329 Intro to Food Production & Service

HRIM 466 Human Resource Management

HRIM 585 Doctoral Seminar

Strategic Themes

  • Contexts and Social Institutions