Full Name
Spiro Stefanou
Job Title
USDA Economic Research Service
Speaker Bio

Spiro Stefanou joined the Economic Research Service as the Administrator in August 2020. He provides leadership and guidance for the strategic direction of the agency research, analytical, and technical operations. Prior to his arrival at ERS, he was Professor and former Chair of the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida, and the Professor of Agricultural Economics at Penn State University. He is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and held visiting positions at the universities in Greece, Netherlands, Italy, and Austria. Dr. Stefanou is a past editor of the America Journal of Agricultural Economis and Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy and has served on the editorial boards of six national and international journals. 

Spiro Stefanou