Food Policy

Food Policy

Along with Mario Mazzochi, I serve as Co-Editor-in-Chief of Food Policy

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Seeking Book Proposals

I edit the Palgrave Macmillan Series on Agricultural Economics and Food Policy. We are seeking strong new monographs and welcome unsolicited proposals.

Palgrave Macmillan Series on Agricultural Economics and Food Policy

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Research Group


For a short overview of my work and perspective, please see the Cornell page on Our Business Is A Better World. .


Listen to my appearances on NPR On Point or NPR All Things Considered, watch my appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and testifying before the US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee and US Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Watch a video on the work done by Cornellians to reduce poverty around the world, Cornell and Global Poverty Reduction.

Mentoring Young African Economists

Cornell Atkinson - Nature Sustainabiltiy Expert Panel

The 2020 expert panel convened by the journal Nature Sustainability was sponsored by the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability. The report was released December 10, 2020. You can read the report, and the various panel papers, in Nature Sustainability, The Lancet Planetary Health, etc. and about the panel on the Atkinson Center site at

Office Hours

Wednesdays, 10:00AM-12:00 PM, from Aug. 25-Nov. 17

By appointment.
Please email me to arrange.

Location: 340D Warren Hall


Campus office phone: (607) 255-4489
Fax: (607) 255-9984

CGIAR Independent Science for Development Council

The CGIAR ISDC is an external, multidisciplinary panel of scientific experts that provides rigorous, independent strategic advice to the CGIAR, in particular its governing System Council. Most recently, I have led ISDC’s work on foresight and tradeoffs analysis.