Profiles in "Food Policy" Expertise Area

  • Netra Chhetri works to advance innovative approaches to climate adaptation that tie together and link multi-scalar processes between environmental dynamics and social outcomes.
  • Milan Shrestha is an Associate Teaching Professor at ASU. His current research interests focus on disaster risks and vulnerability in mountains, urban-rural linkages of land system change, and food and agricultural systems.
  • Arnim Wiek conducts research in sustainability science, with a focus on sustainable food businesses and economies in the U.S. and in Germany. He directs the Sustainable Food Economy Lab.
  • Troy Schmitz is Professor and Director of the Morrison School of Agribusiness. His areas of expertise include global agricultural trade, food and agricultural policy analysis, food security, and data analytics.
  • Ashok Mishra’s research interests lie in food policy and focuses on the economic performance of global agribusiness as a result of production efficiency, mergers and acquisitions, and volatile commodity prices.
  • Estève Giraud oversees all research projects at the Swette Center relating to organic and urban agriculture, policy interventions, food security, food sovereignty and food systems resilience.
  • Thomson's research focuses on the political economy of development, authoritarianism and transitions to democracy.
  • Lauren Chenarides is an Assistant Professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.