Researchers in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education at Penn State working in the area of Agriculture and Food Systems.

  • Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics and Public Policy
  • Director, Institute for Sustainable Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Science (SAFES)
  • Co-Director, Program on Coupled Human and Earth Systems (PCHES)

Areas of Expertise

  • Economy-wide modeling
  • Climate change impacts and adaptation
  • Integrated assessment
  • Assistant Research Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Rural and Natural Resource Sociology
  • Energy & Technology Transitions
  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Professor of Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics and Demography
  • Agribusiness Management Program Coordinator

Areas of Expertise

  • Economic and environmental sustainability of agriculture
  • Global food and agricultural markets
  • Natural resource economics
  • Climate change adaptation and mitigation
  • Professor of Rural Sociology, Demography, and Public Health Sciences
  • Director, the Computational and Spatial Analysis Core

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental demography
  • Socio-environmental systems
  • Population-infrastructure dynamics
  • Computational and spatial analysis
  • Professor emerita of Rural Sociology and Demography

Areas of Expertise

  • rural poverty and livelihoods
  • spatial inequality
  • gender and development
  • gender, disaster, and climate change
  • Associate Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Graduate Program Director: Energy, Environmental, and Food Economics (EEFE)

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental Economics
  • Urban and Land Use Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Nonmarket Valuation
  • Policy Analysis