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

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Brandon Odell Ware’s interests lie primarily in the areas of business analytics and economics. His research is not only focused on food deserts, but on the consumers purchasing behavior. Before coming to Biola University, Ware 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 graduate business classes and undergraduate courses in economics, finance, statistics and strategy. In addition to teaching, Ware’s consulting practice focuses on data analytics, demographics, 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.


  • American Economic Association

  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
  • Western Agricultural Economics Association


  • "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.


  • Microeconomics
  • Business Analytics
  • Capstone for Business Analytics Concentration
  • Economic Principles
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