Qiu Shi Chair Professor at Zhejiang University
Dr. Kevin Chen is Qiushi Chair Professor of the School of Public Affairs at Zhejiang University and International Dean of the China Academy for Rural Development (CARD). He is also a co-founder of the Rural Development Foundation and a Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute. He is editor-in-chief of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review and co-editor of the China Agricultural Economic Review. He is a member of the Independent Expert Group (IEG) for the Global Nutrition Report (GNR). He was an associate professor at the Department of Resource Economics and Sociology at the University of Alberta from 1995-2004. He also served as an editor for the Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics in 2003-04. His interests focus on the impact of major shocks on China's agriculture and rural areas, agri-food value chain development, public policies on poverty, and modeling of food, environment, and health nexus.