Last updated on: 10/6/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Benjamin Senauer, PhD Biography

Title:
Emeritus Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Minesota
Position:
None Found to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Nov. 11, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to alternative energy or fossil fuel issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 1984-present
  • Co-Director, The Food Industry Center, University of Minnesota, 2001-2007
  • Visiting Scholar, Economic and Social Analysis Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004
  • Recipient, Fulbright Senior Specialist Grant in Economics, 2002
  • Visiting Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, 1999-2000
  • Director, Center for International Food and Agricultural Policy, University of Minnesota, 1993-1999
  • Visiting Researcher, World Health Organization of the United Nations, 1998
  • Visiting Scholar, Agricultural Economics Unit, Cambridge University, 1990
  • Visiting Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, 1984-1985
  • Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 1979-1984
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, 1974-1979
  • Economic Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 1978-1979
  • Recipient, National Science Foundation Fellowship
  • Recipient, Wall Street Journal Achievement Award
Education:
  • PhD, Stanford University, 1975
  • MA, Stanford University, 1972
  • Attended Harvard University, 1970-1971
  • BA, Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1968
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Biofuel Production a Major Cause of the World Food Crisis?