Pinstrup-Andersen, Per

H. E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy; J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship
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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 and Professor of Agricultural Economics at Copenhagen University. He is past Chairman of the Science Council of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) and Past President of the American Agricultural Economics Association (AAEA). He has a B.S. from the Danish Agricultural University, a M.S. and Ph.D from Oklahoma State University and honorary doctoral degrees from universities in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Switzerland, and India. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the American Agricultural Economics Association. He served 10 years as the International Food Policy Research InstituteÕs Director General and seven years as department head; seven years as an economist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Colombia; and six years as a distinguished professor at Wageningen University. 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-AndersenÕs publications include ÒSeeds of Contention,Ó co-authored with Ebbe Schi¿ler and published in five languages, and more than 400 other books, refereed journal articles, papers and book chapters, including a book on Ethics, Hunger and Globalization, co-edited with Peter Sand¿e and a book on Agricultural Trade Liberalization and the Least Developed Countries, co-edited with Niek Koning, both published in 2007.

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    • July 1, 2006 - Present, J. Thomas Clark Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Entrepreneurship@Cornell Program.
    • January 31, 2003 - Present, H.E. Babcock Professor of Food, Nutrition and Public Policy in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University.
    • April 21, 2003 - Present, International Professor of Nutrition Economics and Policy at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University.
    • June 13, 2003 - Present, Professor of Applied Economics, Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University.