DepartmentCrowell School of Business
Biola AffiliationsFaculty


  • Ph.D., Washington State University
  • M.A., Washington State University
  • M.B.A., Butler University
  • M.S. Murray State University
  • B.S. Murray State University


Brandon Odell Ware interests lie primarily in the areas of statistics and economics. His research is not only focused on food deserts, but on the consumers purchasing behavior. Before coming to Biola University, Brandon served as an adjunct professor of economics for the Lacy School of Business at Butler University and the DeVoe School of Business at Indiana Wesleyan University. He taught Master of Business Administration and undergraduate courses in economics, finance, statistics and strategy.

In addition to teaching, Ware's consulting focuses on data analytics, economic forecasting, strategy development, servant leadership and organizational culture change. He has worked with client firms in the following industries: non-profit, affordable housing, healthcare, food service and construction development.

Publications (Selected)

  • "Food Deserts: The Spatial Location of Grocery Retailers in Urban Areas," Ware, Brandon.
  • "The Underlying Effects of Food Deserts," Ware, Brandon, IWU DeVoe Report, Fall, 2018.


Undergraduate courses at Biola University:

  • Data analytics
  • Microeconomics
  • Advance corporate finance
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