I am an applied economist with research interests in food and agricultural markets, climate, and conflict. My current research applies granular data to study fundamental societal issues that lead to or result from political violence in developing countries.
My program of research is funded by the Australian Research Council.
I have published my work in leading field and interdisciplinary journals such as American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Health Economics, World Development, and Global Environmental Change, among others. As of March 2024, my research has received 1005 citations as per Google Scholar.
For my teaching, I have won the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Teaching Excellence Award in 2017.
I currently serve as an associate editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics (from 2022), and as a co-editor of Food Policy (from 2018). Previously, I served as an associate editor of the Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics (from 2020 to 2021).