Food Tank spoke with Dr. Cullen Hendrix, Associate Professor at the University of Denver, who will be speaking at the Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Cullen Hendrix is Associate Professor at the Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security and Diplomacy at the Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and Senior Research Advisor at the Center for Climate & Security. At the Korbel School, he directs the Environment, Food and Conflict (ENFOCO) Lab, which leverages collaborations between physical and social scientists and policymakers to produce scholarship and analysis on issues at the intersection of the environment, food security, and conflict. His research on the links between food insecurity, conflict and peacebuilding has been supported by the National Science Foundation’s Coupled Natural and Human Systems program and the US Department of Defense Minerva Initiative, and he was a pre-doctoral fellow at the Peace Research Institute, Oslo. He holds a PhD and MA from the University of California, San Diego, where he was a fellow of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, and a BA from Kalamazoo College.