Society and Environment

International and rural resource development; public policy and international rural development; water resources and public policy; African natural resources and development; river basin development and conservation; pastoralism and development,
Sociology of agriculture, rural livelihoods, land access and tenure, farmland financialization, the agriculture of the middle, agroecological/diversified farming systems, terroir, participatory mapping
Natural resource sociology, political ecology, rural development, gender
Ethics, history, politics, rural development
Forest economics and management, wildfire protection planning
Medical anthropology, transnational im/migration and refugeeism, critical food studies, racialization and racism, gender and queer theory, naturalization and normalization of social and health inequalities, Latin America, the United States, and Europe.
I advise graduate students who utilize ethnographic methods and social theory often related to one or more of the following: social and political inequities, health and health care, transnational im/migration and/or refugeeism, critical food studies. If you are interested in working with me, please read this profile page closely and look at some of my work.
Rangeland conservation and management:
Chemicals policy and politics (including green chemistry, chemicals testing, biomonitoring) II sustainable food systems (including agroecology, policies for diversified farming systems, food sovereignty) II environmental STS II sustainability transitions II sustainability learning and societal change
climate policy, energy policy, political economy
life history, freshwater ecology, caddisflies
undergraduate research, scientific writing
Environmental history, philosophy and ethics
Race and class determinants of the distribution of health risks associated with air pollution among diverse communities in the United States.
Global environmental politics and governance, global political economy, wastes, waste trade and the circular economy, climate change politics, activism and social movements
Environmental justice, globalization, industrial ecology, labor
political ecology, Indonesia, resource policy and politics, forest and agrarian change, property and access
Natural resource and environmental policy
Building equitable, economically viable and culturally relevant food systems in metropolitan areas that contribute to healthy communities, ecological diversity and sustainable livelihoods.