John Chipman, the Regents’ Professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Minnesota, received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1951. Chipman’s research spans international trade, econometrics, and welfare economics. He is one of the foremost authorities in the history of economic thought alive today. Some of Chipman’s most influential works include “A survey of the theory of international trade”, “External economies of scale and competitive equilibrium”, and “The foundations of utility”. He has received numerous awards and fellowships, and is an elected fellow at the Econometric Society, the American Statistical Association, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.