Hannah T. Whitley

Hannah T. Whitley

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Rural Sociology & Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment
301 Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Environmental/Natural Resource Sociology
  • Participatory Research
  • Sociology of Food and Agriculture
  • Water and Society


  • M.S., Rural Sociology & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Penn State
  • B.S., Anthropology, Oregon State University
  • B.S., Sociology, Oregon State University
  • B.S., Religious Studies, Oregon State University

Hannah Whitley is a dual-title Ph.D. Candidate of Rural Sociology and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment at Pennsylvania State University. She is a NIFA Pre-doctoral Fellow, the founder of the Female Farmer Photovoice Project, the Ag in the Basin Photovoice Project, and a former research assistant for the Water for Agriculture project