Timothy Wise is Director of the Research and Policy Program at Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute and a Senior Research Fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He was recently a fellow at the Open Society Foundation, where he carried out research on global agricultural and food policy in the wake of the food-price crisis of 2007-8. He is currently working on a book on small versus large-scale agriculture in the battle to feed the world, drawing on his research in Mexico, Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, and India. Building on his experience as an economic journalist at Dollars & Sense magazine and as a development practitioner as Executive Director of Grassroots International, Wise has written extensively on the contradictions of US policy in international agricultural development. He holds a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and an MPP from Tufts University.