Robert Chiles, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology
  • Research Associate, Rock Ethics Institute
Robert Chiles, Ph.D.
110C Armsby Building
University Park, PA 16802
Work Phone: 814-863-8626
Fax: 814-865-3746

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental sociology
  • Food and agricultural ethics
  • Science, knowledge, and technology
  • Culture and consumption
  • Social psychology
  • Animals and society
  • Qualitative research methods

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  1. BA, Philosophy and Political Science, Stanford University
  2. MS, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  3. PhD, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison