Marshall Burke is assistant professor in the Department of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Center on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford. His research focuses on social and economic impacts of environmental change, and on the economics of rural development in Africa. His work has appeared in both economics and scientific journals, including recent publications in Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and the Review of Economics and Statistics. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from U.C. Berkeley, and a BA in International Relations from Stanford.