Penn State Official Sheild
Martha Conklin
Associate Professor of Hospitality Management
The Pennsylvania State University

Address 222 Mateer Building

University Park, PA 16802

Office Address 222 Mateer Building

University Park, PA 16802

Phone 814-863-4847
Fax 814-863-4257
E-Mail mtc11@psu.edu

Welcome to my web site. I am a registered dietitian with expertise in non-commercial food service operations. I believe that providing nutritious food is important in all aspects of hospitality management.



Research Interests | Education | Publications | Professional Affiliations | Courses Taught


Research Interests

Effective training in and management of school nutrition programs

Effect of nutrition information on food choices and customer satisfaction


Education

1967 B.S. University of MO-Columbia, Food and Nutrition

1971 M.S. University of MO-Columbia, Foodservice Systems Management

 1990 Ph.D. New York University, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics


Recent Publications

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

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., 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.

Conklin, M.T., & Parks, S.C. (2005). Marketing strategies can maximize food and nutrition professionals’ effectiveness with children. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 10(1), 54-63.

Conklin, M.T., Bordi, P.L., & Schaper, M. (2004). Grab ‘n go breakfast increases participation in the School Breakfast Program, Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 28(1). On-line journal at http://www.asfsa.org/childnutrition/jcnm/04spring/conklin/. Accessed on 6/28/04.

Cranage, D.A., Conklin, M.T., & Lambert, C.U. (2004). Effect of nutrition information in perceptions of food quality, consumption behavior and purchase intentions. Journal of Foodservice Business Research. 7(1), 43-61. .Diliberti, N., Bordi, P.L., Conklin, M.T., Roe, L.S., & Rolls, B.J. (2004). Increased portion size leads to increased energy intake in a restaurant meal. Obesity Research 12(3), 562-568.

Meyer, M.K., Marshak, J., & Conklin, M.T. (2004). The role of the school nutrition environment for promoting the health of young adolescents. Middle School Journal, 35(5), 27-32.

Carr, D.H., Boudreaux, L.J., Conklin, M.T., & Johnson, J.T. (2003). Differences between professionals who took the School Foodservice and Nutrition Specialist (SFNS) national credentialing exam and those who did not. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 27(2). On-line journal at http://www.asfsa.org/childnutrition/jcnm/03fall/carr/. Accessed on 3/29/04.

Conklin, M.T., & Bordi, P.L. (2003). Middle school teachers’ perceptions of a “grab ‘n go” breakfast program. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 18(3), 192-198.

Cranage, D.A., Conklin, M.T., & Bordi, P.L. (2003). Can young adults be influenced to eat healthier snacks: The effects of choice and nutritional information on taste, satisfaction and intent to purchase. Journal of Food Service Research International, 14, 125-137.

Carr, D.H., & Conklin, M.T. (2003, Spring). Job duties and perceived training needs of family day care home monitors participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 27(1). On-line journal. Retrieved June 12, 2003 from http://www.asfsa.org/childnutrition/jcnm/03spring/carr/.


Professional Affiliations

School Nutrition Association

American Dietetic Association

CHRIE


Courses Taught

HRIM 329 - Intro to Food Production & Service

HRIM 466 - Human Resource Management

HRIM 585 - Doctoral Seminar




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