Associate Professor
University of Minnesota

I am an associate professor in the Department of Applied Economics at theUniversity of Minnesota.

My research lies at the intersection of agricultural economics, food policy, and development economics. A few specific areas in which I have been conducting research include land markets, market access, risk and uncertainty, agricultural value chains, food prices, and agricultural policy.

For my research, I have won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association's (AAEA) Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award in 2007, the AAEA's OutstandingAmerican Journal of Agricultural Economics Article award in 2011, and both the AAEA and the European Association of Agricultural Economists' Quality of Research Discovery awards in 2014.