Thomas Maloney

Thomas Maloney

  • Senior Extension Associate Emeritus

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Faculty Expertise

  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • Management
  • Employment Relations, Human Resources and Law
  • Leadership
  • Applied Economics
  • Farm and Agribusiness Management


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management


Cornell Directory Entry


Thomas Maloney is a senior extension associate in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University. He spent the first 10 years of his career as a Cooperative Extension farm management agent in Cortland County, New York. In 1985 he joined AEM, where he has been responsible for extension programs in human resource management, multicultural workforce management, and agricultural labor policy. He has conducted numerous workshops, written a variety of bulletins, and conducted applied research on a range of human resource topics related to farm businesses. His primary areas of interest include employee recruitment, compensation, performance appraisal, motivation, and leadership. In recent years his extension program has focused on Hispanic workforce and labor policy issues affecting agricultural employers.

Academic Degrees

  • MPS Cornell University, 1984
  • BS Cornell University, 1974
  • AAS Agricultural and Technical College, Alfred State College (SUNY), 1971