Susan George is a political scientist and activist. She is president of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam, an international network of scholar-activists committed to social change. With her first ground-breaking book How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reason for World Hunger (1976) she achieved international recognition and has since published widely on global inequalities. Recent publications include Shadow Sovereigns: How Global Corporations Are Seizing Power (2015) and Whose Crisis? Whose Future? (2010). George holds honorary doctorates from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia of Madrid.