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  • CV | Hannah T. Whitley

    Originally from Elkton, Oregon, Hannah is a Doctoral Candidate in Rural Sociology and the dual-title program Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment at Pennsylvania State University. Her dissertation uses case study methods to examine the policy, governance, and engagement complexities of intergovernmental river basin management. In 2019, she completed her Master’s thesis in Rural Sociology and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education at Penn State. Hannah’s thesis used a community-based participant action method called photovoice to explore how socially constructed identities complicate barriers and opportunities for urban agriculturalists and connect to broader institutional inequities. She created and coordinated , a program that invited participants to use photography and written narratives to represent and reflect on their experiences as women farmers, growers, food activists and agricultural educators in Pittsburgh, PA. The Female Farmer Photovoice Project Before pursuing graduate study, Hannah was an Undergraduate Research Fellow at Oregon State University, where she researched connections between climate change and community reactions to extreme weather events. She holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Anthropology, Sociology, and Religious Studies. Download Hannah Whitley’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Home | Hannah T. Whitley

    Hannah Whitle a dual-title doctoral candidate of Rural Sociology and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment at Pennsylvania State University. She is a research assistant for the project and coordinator of . Her research interests include environmental and natural resource sociology, community and stakeholder engagement, the sociology of food and agriculture, participatory action research, and water and society. y ( ) is she/her Water for Agriculture The Female Farmer Photovoice Project Education PhD, Rural Sociology & Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment l Pennsylvania State University (expected 2023) MS, Rural Sociology & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies l Pennsylvania State University (2019) BS, Anthropology (Biocultural) BS, Sociology BS, Religious Studies Oregon State University (2017) Research Stakeholder Engagement in Natural Resource Governance and Management Gender and Agriculture The Female Farmer Photovoice Project Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events

  • Journal Articles | Hannah T. Whitley

    Journal Articles Book Chapters Book Reviews Reports Works in Progress JOURNAL ARTICLES 2020 Boudet, Hilary, Leanne Giordono, Chad Zanocco, Hannah Satein, and . “Event Attribution and Partisanship Shape Local Discussion About Climate Change After Extreme Weather.” Nature Climate Change 10(1): 69-76. [ ] Hannah Whitley Online Article ​ 2018 Zanocco, Chad, Hilary S. Boudet, Roberta Nilson, Hannah Satein, , and June Flora. “Place, Proximity, and Perceived Harm: The Effects of Extreme Weather on Views About Climate Change.” Climatic Change 149(3): 349-365. [ ] Hannah Whitley Online Article

  • Research | Hannah T. Whitley

    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.

  • Teaching | Hannah T. Whitley

    Teaching philosophy As a feminist academic, I acknowledge the role my teaching plays in shaping students' learning experiences and using the classroom as a place for student empowerment, liberation, and meaningful, critical discussion. My goal as an instructor is to cultivate an atmosphere of supportive scholarship where students are encouraged to think critically about social processes, institutions, and how social constructions affect daily life. Though my home discipline is in the social sciences, my pedagogical strategies have been heavily influenced by my coursework, training, and mentorship from feminist and critical instructors in the fields of agricultural science, education, and the liberal arts. Acknowledging that student identity and opinion shape how knowledge is processed and understood, I utilize various creative instruction methods that include breakout discussions, engaging individual and group activities, service-learning, and applied assignments. ​ Courses taught Environment and Society (F2019) Pennsylvania State University Teaching Assistant, 20 students ​ Introduction to the College of Liberal Arts (S2017) Oregon State University Teaching Assistant, 10 students Culture, Conflict, and Globalization (F2016) Teaching Assistant, 25 students Introduction to Sociology (F2015, Su2016) Teaching Assistant, 200 students and 35 students Academics for Student Athletes (W2016-S2016) Social Science and Humanities Tutor Undergraduate Writing Center (F2016-W2017) Discussion Facilitator, 10 students Undergraduate Writing Center (W2014-S2017) Writing Assistant ​ Professional development Certificate in College Teaching, Pennsylvania State University (2021) Certificate in Online Teaching, Pennsylvania State University (2019) Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, Foundations in Instruction Series, Pennsylvania State University (2018)

  • Publications | Hannah T. Whitley

    Book Reviews Journal Articles Book Chapters Reports Works in Progress JOURNAL ARTICLES 2020 Boudet, Hilary, Leanne Giordono, Chad Zanocco, Hannah Satein, and . “Event Attribution and Partisanship Shape Local Discussion About Climate Change After Extreme Weather.” Nature Climate Change 10(1): 69-76. [ ] Hannah Whitley Online Article ​ 2018 Zanocco, Chad, Hilary S. Boudet, Roberta Nilson, Hannah Satein, , and June Flora. “Place, Proximity, and Perceived Harm: The Effects of Extreme Weather on Views About Climate Change.” Climatic Change 149(3): 349-365. [ ] Hannah Whitley Online Article

  • Book Reviews | Hannah T. Whitley

    Journal Articles Book Chapters Book Reviews Reports Works in Progress BOOK REVIEWS 2020 2020. “Badia Ahad-Legardy and OiYan A. Poon (eds): Difficult Subjects: Insights and Strategies for Teaching About Race, Sexuality, and Gender.” Frontiers in Sociology 5(25): 1-3. [ ] Whitley, Hannah. Online Article ​ 2020. “Patricia Hill Collins: Intersectionality as Critical Social Theory.” Agriculture and Human Values. [ ] Whitley, Hannah. Online Article 2019 2019. “Steve Ventura and Martin Bailkey (eds): Good food, strong communities: promoting social justice through local and regional food systems.” Agriculture and Human Values 36(1): 157-158. Whitley, Hannah. [ ] Online Article 2018 2018. “Conceptualizing Environmental Justice: Plural Frames and Global Claims in Land Between the Rivers, Kentucky, by Banerjee, Damayanti, New York: Lexington Books, 2018.” Rural Sociology 83(4): 920-923 [ ] Whitley, Hannah. . Online Article

  • Reports | Hannah T. Whitley

    Journal Articles Book Chapters Book Reviews Reports Works in Progress REPORTS TO SPONSORS 2020 . “Factors Affecting the Profitability, Productivity, and Sustainability of Socially Disadvantaged Urban Agriculture Operations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania” in Proceedings of the 2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium. [Forthcoming] Whitley, Hannah . “Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Pennsylvania: Assessing Best Practices for Historically Marginalized Farmers.” Final report for Northeast Sustainable Agriculture, Research & Education grant GNE18-190. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article ​ OUTREACH AND EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS 2020 and Weston M. Eaton. “2019 Agricultural Producer and Household Resident Preliminary Survey Results: Upper Cowanesque and Triple Divide area of Potter & Tioga Counties, Pennsylvania; Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; North Platte, Nebraska; and Central Platte, Nebraska.” Reports compiled for the Water for Agriculture Project supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture grant no. 2017-68007-26584/project accession no. 1013079 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. [Forthcoming] Whitley, Hannah ​ and Lydia Carey. “Agricultural and Residential Landowners Survey Summary of Results: Upper Cowanesque and Triple Divide area of Potter & Tioga Counties, Pennsylvania; Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; North Platte, Nebraska; and Central Platte, Nebraska.” Summaries compiled for the Water for Agriculture Project supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture grant no. 2017-68007-26584/project accession no. 1013079 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. [Forthcoming] Whitley, Hannah ​ . “Webinar Library.” Six briefs compiled for the Water for Agriculture Project Webinar Series supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture grant no. 2017-68007-26584/project accession no. 1013079 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article 2019 “Key Concepts and Definitions.” Summary compiled for the Water for Agriculture Project supported by the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture grant no. 2017-68007-26584/project accession no. 1013079 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. [ ] Whitley, Hannah. Online Article ​ NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS 2020 . “COVID-19, Gender, and Urban Agriculture.” Epilogue contribution in Routledge Handbook of Gender and Agriculture, edited by Carolyn E. Sachs, Leif Jensen, Paige Castellanos, and Kathleen Sexsmith. New York: Routledge. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article . “Practical support for historically underserved urban agriculturalists during COVID-19: Reflections from my return to The Academy after a death in the family.” Gender Equity through Agricultural Research and Education Initiative (GEARE) Gender, Food, Agriculture, and Coronavirus blog. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article 2019 . "Graduate Student Spotlight: Using Photovoice to Learn from Women Farmers, Growers, and Food Activists in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." SPP Section on Environment & Technology, Spring Newsletter. Whitley, Hannah [ ] Online Article

  • Works in Progress | Hannah T. Whitley

    Journal Articles Book Chapters Book Reviews Reports Works in Progress WORKS IN PROGRESS . “Factors Restricting Agricultural Production for Socially Disadvantaged Urban Growers.” Target journal: Journal of Extension. Whitley, Hannah . “’Outsiders Within’ the Urban Farm: Exploring Lived Experiences of Black Women Growers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.” Target journal: Agriculture and Human Values. Whitley, Hannah . “Using Photovoice Methods to Learn from Women Farmers, Growers, Agricultural Educators, and Food Advocates in Pittsburgh, PA.” Target journal: Action Research. Whitley, Hannah . “Reimagining Public Participation with New Communication Technologies: Lessons from Socially Distant Engagement in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Nebraska.” Manuscript for publication in a special journal issue on Advancing Scholarship and Practice of Stakeholder Engagement in Working Landscapes. Whitley, Hannah and Kathryn Brasier. “How Landowner Perceptions of Conservation Organizations Correspond with Willingness to Change Land Use Practices: Evidence from Nebraska and Pennsylvania.” Target journal: Rural Sociology. Whitley, Hannah Engle, Elyzabeth, , Weston Eaton, Morey Burnham, Kathryn Brasier, Anil Kumar Chaudhary, and Lara Fowler. “Stakeholder Engagement in Natural Resource Management: A Systematic Review of Definitions, Practices, and Outcomes.” Target journal: Society and Natural Resources. Hannah Whitley Eaton, Weston M., , Kathryn Brasier, Mark E. Burbach, Jodi Delozier, Walt Whitmer, Amber Wutich, and Julia C. Bausch. “Developing and applying a conceptual framework to identify the ‘participatory culture’ of farmer stakeholders.” Target journal: Journal of Environmental Management. Hannah Whitley Eaton, Weston M., Kathryn Brasier, Walt Whitmer, Mark E. Burbach, , Jodi Delozier, Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Amber Wutich, Julia C. Bausch, Morey Burnham, Melissa Beresford, Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, Elyzabeth W. Engle, Lara B. Fowler, Clinton Williams, Sarah Porter, Heather Preisendanz, Barbara Quimby, Jack Watson, and Jason Weigle. “Engagement can enable social and environmental change, but how? An anticipatory conceptual model for tracing social and environmental change through community and stakeholder engagement.” Target journal: Society and Natural Resources. Hannah Whitley

  • Book Chapters | Hannah T. Whitley

    Journal Articles Book Chapters Book Reviews Reports Works in Progress BOOK CHAPTERS 2020 . “Gender and Urban Agriculture,” in Routledge Handbook of Gender and Agriculture, edited by Carolyn E. Sachs, Leif Jensen, Paige Castellanos, and Kathleen Sexsmith. New York: Routledge. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article ​ and Kathryn Brasier. “Women Farmers and Women Farmers’ Identities,” in Routledge Handbook of Gender and Agriculture, edited by Carolyn E. Sachs, Leif Jensen, Paige Castellanos, and Kathleen Sexsmith. New York: Routledge. [ ] Whitley, Hannah Online Article

Hannah T. Whitley

PhD Candidate | Rural Sociology & Human Dimensions of Natural Resources and the Environment