Moschini named Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor

GianCarlo Moschini, a professor of economics and the Pioneer Endowed Chair in Science and Technology Policy, was named a Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor. This distinction is given in gratitude for his contributions to the university and his nationally and internationally recognized contributions to his field of study. Moschini’s research focuses on the economics of R&D activities and the impact of new technologies, problems affecting agricultural and food sectors, the economics of biotechnology innovations in agriculture and, the analysis of intellectual property rights.

GianCarlo joined Iowa State as an assistant professor in 1987 and was promoted to full professor in 1995. He was awarded his endowed chair in 2000. Moschini has won numerous awards for outstanding journal articles and published research from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, the Canadian Agricultural Economics Farm Management Society, and the International Association of Agricultural Economists. He was named a fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in 2003, and received the same honor from the Western Agricultural Economics Association in 2015.

The Charles F. Curtiss distinction will be part of his university title throughout his tenure at Iowa State and also part of his emeritus title upon his retirement from the university.

Moschini will be formally recognized at the University Awards Ceremony. The details for the event will be provided once they are available.

(Released April 2020)