Stakeholder Engagement in Natural Resource Governance and Management
Multi-level Water Governance Organizations
The goal of this research is to examine the process and evaluation of stakeholder engagement in multi-level water governance organizations and explore how public participation processes and outcomes are related to institutional structures of power and control.
Water for Agriculture
The goal of this research is to better understand how stakeholders are and can be more effectively engaged in the decisions and programs that affect water quality and quantity for and from agriculture.
Gender and Agriculture
Connecting Female Farmers Across the Rural-Urban Divide
The goal of this research was to identify barriers and opportunities for cooperation, learning, and resource sharing between rural and urban women farmers in Pennsylvania.
The Female Farmer Photovoice Project
This project invited participants to use photography and written narratives to represent and reflect on their experiences as women farmers, growers, food activists, and agricultural educators.
Women's Agricultural Experiences in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The goal of this research was to explore how socially constructed identities like race, gender, and class, complicate barriers and opportunities for urban agriculturalists and connect to broader institutional inequities.
Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
Community Reactions to Extreme Weather Events
The goal of this research was to understand under what conditions and via what mechanisms communities undertake significant climate-related actions - in terms of collective mobilization and governmental policy - following an extreme weather event.