Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow

Per Pinstrup-Andersen is the H. E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy, the J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship, and Professor of Applied Economics at Cornell University. He has served as Chairman of the Science Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and President of the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA). For 10 years, he was also the Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute. ​He is the 2001 World Food Prize Laureate and the recipient of several awards for his research and communication of research results.

He teaches and advises graduate and undergraduate students on globalization and poverty and a social entrepreneurship approach to government policy for the global food system. His research includes economic analyses of food and nutrition policy, globalization and poverty, agricultural development and research and technology policy. Dr Pinstrup-Andersen has published more than 400 books, refereed journal articles, papers and book chapters.