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 the 2001 World Food Prize Laureate. He teaches and advises students on globalization, 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.

Pinstrup-Andersen's Sept. 10, 2008 lecture in Emerson Hall was cosponsored by the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD), the Program in International Nutrition, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences.

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