Associate Professor of Sociology

colococr@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education

MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire
BA, Stonehill College

Teaching
  • Social Issues in a Global Context
  • Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies Capstone Seminar
  • Sociology of the Environment
  • Sociology of the Community
  • Sociology of Disasters
  • Senior Seminar in Sociology
Research

Environmental Sociology; Stratification; Community Change and Redevelopment; Sociology of Natural Resources; Space and Place.

Publications

2016. "How Long Can We Keep Doing This? Sustainability as a Strictly Temporal Concept." Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciecnes.

2015. "Forests in the Middle: Interactions Between Drivers of Change and Place-Based Characteristics in Rural Forest Communities." Journal of Rural Studies.

2013. “The Biophysical Dimension of Community Economic Addiction: Examining the Emergence of Biomass Energy in a Northern Forest Community.” Society & Natural Resources.

2012. “‘It Was Tourism Repellent, That's What We Were Spraying’: Natural Amenities, Environmental Stigma, and Redevelopment in a Post-Industrial Mill Town.” Sociological Forum 27(3).

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