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Associate Professor of Sociology
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MA, PhD, University of New Hampshire
BA, Stonehill College

  • 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

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


2018. "Recognizing the 'sparsely settled forest': Multi-decade socioecological change dynamics and community exemplars."  Landscape and Urban Planning.

2017. "How Long Can We Keep Doing This? Sustainability as a Strictly Temporal Concept." Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.

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.

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