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Baylor Connections - Craig Gundersen

Craig Gundersen - Snee Family Endowed Chair at the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) and a Professor in the Department of Economics – headshots, portraits - 10/04/2021
Robert Rogers
Craig Gundersen - Snee Family Endowed Chair at the Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty (BCHP) and a Professor in the Department of Economics – headshots, portraits - 10/04/2021

Craig Gundersen is an agricultural economist whose game-changing research examines the causes and effects of food insecurity.

Gundersen, who serves as the Jim and Tammy Snee Family Chair in Food Security, has developed metrics used by food banks nationwide, and provided research yielding greater understanding of the SNAP program’s impact.

In this Baylor Connections, he examines approaches to the fight against food insecurity and shares the path that brought him to Baylor.

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