Dr. Levins is Professor Emeritus of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. He is an award winning author of books about policy and market power issues affecting the food system. His articles have appeared in major newspapers across the country, in leading industry publications, and in professional journals. His writing draws upon a 25 year academic career involving both advising ongoing businesses and teaching economic principles at the college level. He now maintains an active practice in consulting, writing, and public speaking.