About David Pimentel and Marcia Pimentel
David Pimentel is a professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. He has published extensively and has chaired panels dealing with food, energy, population and natural resources, for the National Academy of Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the U.S. Department of Energy. Marcia Pimentel is Senior Lecturer (retired), Division of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell. She has authored a book and several papers dealing with nutrition and human populations.