Dr. Craig Gundersen

Dr. Craig Gundersen

Professor, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois

Craig Gundersen is the Soybean Industry Endowed Professor in Agricultural Strategy in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics at the University of Illinois. He currently serves on the Technical Advisory Group for Feeding America, is lead researcher on Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap project, and the Managing Editor for Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy.

He is also a Round Table Member of the Farm Foundation, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and a Faculty Affiliate of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame.

His research concentrates on the causes and consequences of food insecurity and on the evaluation of food assistance programs, with an emphasis on SNAP.