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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Sociology (Area concentration: Environment), Michigan State University, 2014
--Specializations: Environmental Science & Policy; Animal Studies; Gender, Justice, & Environmental Change

M.A., Sociology, University of Wyoming, 2011

B.A., Secondary Education/Social Studies, cum laude, Sociology Minor, University of Wyoming, 2009


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Technology, Social Theory, Political Economy, Animal Studies


EMPLOYMENT

Miami University

Affiliate, Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, Spring 2018

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Fall 2015 –


Michigan State University

Fixed-term Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Summer 2014 – Spring 2015

Instructor, Department of Sociology, Summer 2013

Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Fall 2011 – Spring 2014


University of Wyoming

Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Fall 2009 – Spring 2011


PUBLICATIONS

Books

Gunderson, Ryan. Forthcoming Oct. 2021. Hothouse Utopia: Dialectics Facing Unsavable Futures. Washington, DC: Zero Books.
 
Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. Making the Familiar Strange: Sociology Contra Reification. New York: Routledge.
 
Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2020. The Degrowth Alternative: A Path to Address Our Environmental Crisis? New York: Routledge.
 
Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2020. Climate Change Solutions: Beyond the Capital-Climate Contradiction. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.
  • 2020 Nautilus Book Award - Ecology and Environment, Silver

 
Peer-reviewed Journal Articles
  • Student co-authors are underlined.
Gunderson, Ryan. In press. "Must Cognitive Sociology Heed Capitalism? Attention and Marginal Consciousness in Political-Economic Context." Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour.
 
Gunderson, Ryan and Sun-Jin Yun. 2021. "Building Energy Democracy to Mend Ecological and Epistemic Rifts: An Environmental Sociological Examination of Seoul's One Less Nuclear Power Plant Initiative." Energy Research & Social Science 72:101884.
 
Gunderson, Ryan. 2021. "Things Are the Way They Are: A Typology of Reification." Sociological Perspectives. 64(1):127-150.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. "The Mundane Dialectic of Enlightenment: Typification as Everyday Identity Thinking." Human Studies 43(4):521-543.
 
Houser, Matthew, Ryan Gunderson, Diana Stuart, and Riva C. H. Denny. 2020. "How Farmers 'Repair' the Industrial Agricultural System." Agriculture and Human Values 37(4):983-997.
 
Ogundipe, Emmanuel A. and Ryan Gunderson. 2020. "Lay Victims' Conceptions of Environmental Crime and Environmental Injustice: The Case of the Chem-Dyne Superfund Site." Social Justice Research 33(4):454-479.
 
Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. "A Materialist Conception of the Lifeworld: Enzo Paci's Social Phenomenology of Technology and the Environment." Technology in Society 63:101377. 
 
Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2020. "The Climate Crisis as a Catalyst for Emancipatory Transformation: An Examination of the Possible." International Sociology 35(4):433-456.

Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2020. "Carbon Geoengineering and the Metabolic Rift: Solution or Social Reproduction?" Critical Sociology 46(7-8):1233-1249.
 
Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Brian Petersen. 2020. "Materialized Ideology and Environmental Problems: The Cases of Solar Geoengineering and Agricultural Biotechnology." European Journal of Social Theory 23(3):389-410.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. "Dialectics Facing Prehistoric Catastrophe: Merely Possible Climate Change Solutions." Critical Sociology 46(4-5):605-621.

Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2020. "Overconsumption as Ideology: Implications for Production and Climate Change." Nature and Culture 15(2):199-223.

Stuart, Diana and Ryan Gunderson. 2020. “Nonhuman Animals as Fictitious Commodities: Exploitation and Consequences in Industrial Agriculture.” Society & Animals 28(3):291-310.

Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Matthew Houser. 2020. "A Political-Economic Theory of Relevance: Explaining Climate Change Inaction." Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 50(1):42-63.

Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Brian Petersen. 2020. "The Fossil Fuel Industry's Framing of Carbon Capture and Storage: Faith in Innovation, Value Instrumentalization, and Status Quo Maintenance." Journal of Cleaner Production 252:119767.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. "Spectacular Reassurance Strategies: How to Reduce Environmental Concern while Accelerating Environmental Harm." Environmental Politics 29(2):257-277.

  • Research Highlight: Zabala, Aiora. 2019. "Spectacular Environmentalism." Nature Sustainability 2(1):8.

Stuart, Diana and Ryan Gunderson. 2020. "Human-Animal Relations in the Capitalocene: Environmental Impacts and Alternatives." Environmental Sociology 6(1):68-81.

Petersen, Brian, Diana Stuart, and Ryan Gunderson. 2019. "Reconceptualizing Climate Change Denial: Ideological Denialism Misdiagnoses Climate Change and Limits Effective Action." Human Ecology Review 25(2):117-141.

Houser, Matthew, Ryan Gunderson, and Diana Stuart. 2019. "Farmers' Perceptions of Climate Change in Social Context: Toward a Political Economy of Relevance." Sociologia Ruralis 59(4): 789-809. 


Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Brian Petersen. 2019. "The Political Economy of Geoengineering as Plan B: Technological Rationality, Moral Hazard, and New Technology." New Political Economy 24(5):696-715.

  • News & Views review: Givens, Jennifer E. 2018. "Geoengineering in Context." Nature Sustainability 1(9):459-460.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2019. "Work Time Reduction and Economic Democracy as Climate Change Mitigation Strategies: Or Why the Climate Needs a Renewed Labor Movement." Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 9(1):35-44.

Stuart, Diana, Ryan Gunderson, and Brian Petersen. 2019. "Climate Change and the Polanyian Counter-Movement: Carbon Markets or Degrowth?" New Political Economy 24(1):89-102.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2018. “Global Environmental Governance Should Be Participatory: Five Problems of Scale.” International Sociology 33(6):715-737.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2018. "Degrowth and Other Quiescent Futures: Pioneering Proponents of an Idler Society." Journal of Cleaner Production 198:1574-1582.

Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, Brian Petersen, and Sun-Jin Yun. 2018. "Social Conditions to Better Realize the Environmental Gains of Alternative Energy: Degrowth and Collective Ownership." Futures 99:36-44.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2018. "Explaining Technological Impacts without Determinism: Fred Cottrell's Sociology of Technology and Energy." Energy Research & Social Science 42:127-133.

Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Brian Petersen. 2018. “Ideological Obstacles to Effective Climate Policy: The Greening of Markets, Technology, and Growth.” Capital & Class 42(1):133-160.

  • A summary of the article is available here.

Gunderson, Ryan, Brian Petersen, and Diana Stuart. 2018. “A Critical Examination of Geoengineering: Economic and Technological Rationality in Social Context.” Sustainability 10(1):269.

  • This article stimulated a fruitful discussion with geoengineering scientists and critics.

Whitley, Cameron, Ryan Gunderson, and Meghan Charters. 2018. “Public Receptiveness to Policies Promoting Plant-Based Diets: Framing Effects and Social Psychological and Structural Influences.” Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning 20(1):45-63. 

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “Ideology Critique for the Environmental Social Sciences: What Reproduces the Treadmill of Production?” Nature and Culture 12(3):263-289.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “Sympathetic Introspection as Method and Practice: Cooley's Contributions to Critical Qualitative Inquiry and the Theory of Mind Debate.” Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 47(4):463-480.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “Environmental Knowledge, Technology, and Values: Reconstructing Max Scheler’s Phenomenological Environmental Sociology.” Human Studies 40(3):401-419.

Gunderson, Ryan and Sun-Jin Yun. 2017. “South Korean Green Growth and the Jevons Paradox: An Assessment with Democratic and Degrowth Policy Recommendations.” Journal of Cleaner Production 144:239-247.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “The Problem of Technology as Valuation Errors: The Paradox of the Means in Simmel and Scheler.” Technology in Society 48:64-69.

Dentzman, Katherine, Ryan Gunderson, and Raymond Jussaume. 2016. “Techno-Optimism as a Barrier to Overcoming Herbicide Resistance: Comparing Farmer Perceptions of the Future Potential of Herbicides.” Journal of Rural Studies 48:22-32.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “The Will to Consume: Schopenhauer and Consumer Society.” Critical Horizons 17(3-4):376-389.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “The Sociology of Technology before the Turn to Technology.” Technology in Society 47:40-48.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “Anomie’s Eastern Origins: The Buddha’s Indirect Influence on Durkheim’s Understanding of Desire and Suffering.” European Journal of Social Theory 19(3):355-373.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “Environmental Sociology and the Frankfurt School 2: Ideology, Techno-Science, Reconciliation.” Environmental Sociology 2(1):64-76.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2015. “Environmental Sociology and the Frankfurt School 1: Reason and Capital.” Environmental Sociology 1(3):224-235.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2015. “A Defense of the ‘Grand Hotel Abyss’: The Frankfurt School’s Nonideal Theory.” Acta Sociologica 58(1):25-38.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2014. “Social Barriers to Biophilia: Merging Structural and Ideational Explanations for Environmental Degradation.” The Social Science Journal 51(4):681-685.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2014. “Habermas in Environmental Thought: Anthropocentric Kantian or Forefather of Ecological Democracy?” Sociological Inquiry 84(4):626-653.

  • Abridged Chinese translation in Marxism & Reality, no. 4 (2018):129-136. Translated by Xiaofang Xiao.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2014. “The First-Generation Frankfurt School on the Animal Question: Foundations for a Normative Sociological Animal Studies.” Sociological Perspectives 57(3):285-300.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2014. “Erich Fromm’s Ecological Messianism: The First Biophilia Hypothesis as Humanistic Social Theory.” Humanity & Society 38(2):182-204.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2014. “Problems with the Defetishization Thesis: Ethical Consumerism, Alternative Food Systems, and Commodity Fetishism.” Agriculture and Human Values 31(1):109-117.

  • Earlier draft received the 2011-2012 Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society Graduate Student Paper Award.

Gunderson, Ryan and Diana Stuart. 2014. “Industrial Animal Agribusiness and Environmental Sociological Theory: Applications and Areas for Development.” International Journal of Sociology 44(1):54-74.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “Recovering a Disillusioned Modernism: The Enlightened Pessimism of Classical Sociology.” Current Perspectives in Social Theory 31:129-159.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “Animal Epistemology and Ethics in Schopenhauerian Metaphysics.” Environmental Ethics 35(3):349-361.

Stuart, Diana, Rebecca L. Schewe, and Ryan Gunderson. 2013. “Extending Social Theory to Farm Animals: Addressing Alienation in the Dairy Sector.” Sociologia Ruralis 53(2):201-222.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “From Cattle to Capital: Exchange Value, Animal Commodification, and Barbarism.” Critical Sociology 39(2):259-275.

  • Received the 2014 Jane Goodall Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship from the Section on Animals & Society of the American Sociological Association.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2012. “Meat and Inequality: Environmental Health Consequences of Livestock Agribusiness.” Environmental Justice 5(1):54-58.

  • Reprint: Pp. 101-108 in Political Ecologies of Meat, edited by Jody Emel and Harvey Neo. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2011. “The Metabolic Rifts of Livestock Agribusiness.” Organization & Environment 24(4):404-422.


Book and Encyclopedia Chapters and Peer-reviewed Research Notes

Gunderson, Ryan and Thomas Dietz. 2018. “Deliberation and Catastrophic Risks.” Pp. 768-788 in The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy, edited by André Bächtiger, John S. Dryzek, Jane Mansbridge, and Mark Warren. New York: Oxford University Press.

Muschert, Glenn W. and Ryan Gunderson. 2018. "The Sociology of Simmel and Digital Divides: Information, Value, Exchange, and Sociation in the Networked Environment." Pp. 11-20 in Theorizing Digital Divides, edited by Massimo Ragnedda and Glenn W. Muschert. New York: Routledge.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “Commodification of Nature.” Pp. 846-865 in International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology, Vol. II, edited by Douglas Richardson, Noel Castree, Michael F. Goodchild, Audrey Kobayashi, Weidong Liu, and Richard A. Marston. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Whyte, Kyle P., Ryan Gunderson, and Brett Clark. 2017. “Is Technology Use Insidious?” Pp. 41-61 in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment, edited by David M. Kaplan. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. “Sympathy Regulated by Communicative Reason: Horkheimer, Habermas, and Animals.” Pp. 187-203 in The Persistence of Critical Theory: Culture & Civilization, Vol. 8, edited by Gabriel R. Ricci. Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

Gunderson, Ryan, Diana Stuart, and Brian Petersen. 2016. “Factory Farming: Impacts and Potential Solutions.” Pp. 27-37 in Agenda for Social Justice: Solutions for 2016, edited by Glenn Muschert, Brian Klocke, Robert Perrucci, and John Shefner. Chicago: Policy Press.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2012. “Horkheimer’s Pessimism and Compassion.” Telos 160:165-172.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2011. “Marx’s Comments on Animal Welfare.” Rethinking Marxism 23(4):543-548.


Miscellaneous Publications (Public Sociology)

Gunderson, Ryan and Diana Stuart. 2019. "Corporate Climate Commitments: Who Should Lead Climate Action?" Resilience.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2019. "Here's to the Last Philosophes, the Frankfurt School." CounterPunch.

Stuart, Diana and Ryan Gunderson. 2019. "Toward Climate-Catalyzed Social Transformation?" ROAR Magazine.

Gunderson, Ryan and Diana Stuart. 2019. "The Green New Deal Must Transform the Economy." Truthout.

Stuart, Diana and Ryan Gunderson. 2018. "Stop Misdiagnosing Climate Change." Common Dreams.


Under Review
 
Gunderson, Ryan. "How Do Social Structures Become Taken for Granted? Social Reproduction in Calm and Crisis."
 
Gunderson, Ryan. "Human-Computer Interaction Research Needs a Theory of Social Structure: The Dark Side of Digital Technology Systems Hidden in User Experience."
 
Gunderson, Ryan. "Powerless, Stupefied, and Repressed Actors Cannot Challenge Climate Change: Real Helplessness as a Wedge Between Climate Concern and Action."

Gunderson, Ryan and Claiton Fyock. "The Political Economy of Climate Change Litigation."  
 
Gunderson, Ryan, Brian Petersen, and Diana Stuart. "In Search of Plan(et) B: Irrational Rationality, Capitalist Realism, and Space Colonization." 
 
Megura, Matthew and Ryan Gunderson. "Better Poison is the Cure? Fossil Fuel Companies' Framing of Climate Change in Sustainability Reports."
 
Stuart, Diana, Brian Petersen, and Ryan Gunderson. "Shared Pretenses for Collective Inaction: The Economic Growth Imperative, COVID-19, and Climate Change." 


In Preparation

Gunderson, Ryan and Sun-Jin Yun. "For a Green New Deal That Increases Happiness and Reduces Emissions."
 
Yun, Sun-Jin and Ryan Gunderson. "Barriers to Climate Citizenship Metamorphosis: Why Climate Change Impacts Have Not Incited Effective Action."


GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS, AND AWARDS

Scholar, Climate Social Science Network, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Brown University, Fall 2020 -
 
Miami University Junior Faculty Scholar Award, 2020

Joint Researcher, Research Center on the Commons and Sustainable Society, Social Science Korea, Jeju National University, Fall 2019 -

Association for Environmental Studies & Sciences Early Career Award, 2019

Designation for Outstanding and Sustained Service to the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, Miami University, Spring 2018

College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Grant for “The Green Growth Strategy and the Jevons Paradox,” Miami University, 2016

Jane Goodall Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship from the Section on Animals & Society of the American Sociological Association, 2014

Graduate School Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University, Spring 2014

Animal Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University, Fall 2013

Future Academic Scholars in Teaching Fellowship, Michigan State University, 2012 – 2013

Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society Graduate Student Paper Award, 2011 – 2012

Animal Studies Graduate Fellowship, Michigan State University, 2011 – 2012

Chet Meeks Scholarship Award, University of Wyoming, 2011

Sociology Department Summer Research Grant, University of Wyoming, 2010


TEACHING

Miami University

Environment, Society & Justice; Introduction to Social Justice Studies; Research Methods; Social Problems; Social Stratification; Sociological Theory; Sociology in a Global Context


Michigan State University

International Development and Change (online course); Society and the Individual (face-to-face and online courses)

As Teaching Assistant: Criminology (hybrid course); Family and Society; Modern Society of Vietnam, China and Japan; People and Environment; Society and the Individual; Technology and Society (online course)


University of Wyoming

As Teaching Assistant: Principles of Sociology; Race and Ethnic Relations; Sociology of Religion


PRESENTATIONS

Gunderson, Ryan. 2020. "How to Phase Out Fossil Fuels: The Potential and Limits of Litigation, Nationalization, and Economic Democracy." Ecological Democracy and the Politics of Nature (virtual conference/seminar). University of Dayton, May 1. Invited keynote.

Gunderson, Ryan (co-authors: Diana Stuart and Brian Petersen). 2019. "Can Carbon Capture and Storage Contribute to East Asia's Energy Transition? Socio-Ecological Considerations." 7th International Symposium on Environmental Sociology in East Asia. Seoul, South Korea, October 27. Invited.

Gunderson, Ryan (co-authors: Diana Stuart and Brian Petersen). 2019. "Does Carbon Capture and Storage Deter or Facilitate a Sustainable Future? The Fossil Fuel Industry's Framing of Post-Combustion Technology." 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences. Orlando, FL, June 28.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2019. "Limits to Technological Climate Change Solutions: Why Mitigation Also Requires Social Change." Environmental Resilience Institute Fellows Speaker Series, Indiana University. Bloomington, IN, March 28. Invited.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2018. "Explaining Technology's Impacts without Determinism or Actor-Network Theory: Fred Cottrell's Sociology of Technology." 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA, August 14.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2018. "Spectacular Reassurance Strategies: How to Reduce Environmental Action while Accelerating Environmental Harm." 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Philadelphia, PA, August 12.

Gunderson, Ryan (co-authors: Diana Stuart, Brian Petersen, and Sun-Jin Yun). 2018. "Social Conditions to Better Realize the Environmental Gains of Alternative Energy: Degrowth and Collective Ownership." Seoul National University. Seoul, South Korea, June 11. Invited.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. "Values, Technology, and Environmental Knowledge: Reconstructing Max Scheler's Phenomenological Environmental Sociology." 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Montreal, Canada, August 15.

Gunderson, Ryan (co-authors: Diana Stuart and Brian Petersen). 2017. "Ideological Obstacles to Effective Climate Policy: The Greening of Markets, Technology, and Growth." 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Montreal, Canada, August 12.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2017. "Overcoming Ideology in Climate Policy: 'Green' Markets, Technology, and Growth vs. the Alternatives." The Brain Korea 21 Plus Colloquium in Seoul National University's Graduate School of Environmental Studies. Seoul, South Korea, March 22. Invited speaker.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “The Sociology of Technology before the Turn to Technology: Insights from Classical Sociology.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Seattle, WA, August 21.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2016. “Why Global Environmental Governance Should Be Participatory: Empirical and Theoretical Justifications and the Problem of Scale.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Seattle, WA, August 20.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2015. “Anomie’s Eastern Origins: The Buddha’s Indirect Influence on Durkheim’s Understanding of Desire and Suffering.” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Chicago, IL, August 24.

Stuart, Diana (presented by second author, Ryan Gunderson, due to scheduling conflict). 2015. “Animals as Fictitious Commodities: Exploitation, Consequences, and Counter-Movements.” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Chicago, IL, August 24.

Gunderson, Ryan (co-authors: Brian Petersen and Diana Stuart). 2014. “A Critical Examination of Geoengineering: From How to Why.” 2014 Annual Meeting of the Michigan Sociological Association. Muskegon, MI, October 25.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “Environmental Sociology and the Frankfurt School: Dormant Insights from the Midcentury.” 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. New York, NY, August 13.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “Problems with the Defetishization Thesis.” 2013 Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society. East Lansing, MI, June 20.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2013. “The Biophilia Hypothesis Before E. O. Wilson: Human-Nature Relations in Erich Fromm’s Social Psychology.” Michigan State University's Environmental Science and Policy Program's Student Research Seminar Series. East Lansing, MI, February 21.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2012. “The Frankfurt School on the Animal Question.” 2012 Annual Meeting of the Michigan Sociological Association. Grand Rapids, MI, October 27.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2012. “Problems with the Defetishization Thesis: The Case of a Farmer’s Market.” 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Denver, CO, August 19.

Gunderson, Ryan. 2011. “Horkheimer’s Pessimism and Compassion.” University of Wyoming's Graduate Conference of Celebration and Criticism. Laramie, WY, April 2.


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SERVICE

Professional Associations

American Sociological Association, Member, 2010 - (most years)

Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences, 2013 -

Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2016 - (most years)


Service to the Profession

Chair, Section on Animals & Society of the American Sociological Association Awards Committee, 2017

Secretary-Treasurer, Section on Animals & Society of the American Sociological Association, 2015 – 2018

Member, Section on Animals & Society of the American Sociological Association Awards Committee, 2015

Member, Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society Graduate Student Paper Award Committee, 2012 – 2013

Manuscript Reviewer

Agriculture and Human Values; American Journal of Sociology; American Sociological Review; Anthrozoös; Capital & Class; Constellations; Critical Sociology; Energy Research & Social Science; Environmental Politics; Environmental Sociology; European Journal of Social Theory; Geoforum; Globalizations; Human Studies; International Journal of Sociology; Journal of Cleaner Production; Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences; Journal of Political Ecology; Journal of Rural Studies; Nature and Culture; Organization & Environment; Progress in Human Geography; Qualitative Sociology; Research in Political Economy; Social Justice Research; Social Problems; Society & Animals; Sociological Forum; Sociological Inquiry; Sociological Perspectives; Socius; Sustainability
 
Member, Editorial Board of Sociological Focus (official journal of the North Central Sociological Association), 2021 -

Proposal Reviewer

Research Executive Agency of the European Commission, "Area 10: Empowering citizens for the transition twoards a climate neutral, sustainable Europe," 2021
 
NSF's Science, Technology, and Society Program, 2020


Service to Students 

Advisor, Matthew Megura's (Miami University) Master's Advisory Committee, Fall 2020 - Spring 2021
 
Advisor, Noah Miller's (Miami University) Master's Advisory Committee, Spring 2020 - Fall 2020
 
Advisor, YDSA at Miami University, Spring 2019 -

Social Justice Studies Co-representative, Community Justice and Wellbeing Living Learning Community, Office of Residence Life, Fall 2018 -  

Advisor, Emmanuel Ogundipe's (Miami University) Master's Advisory Committee, Spring 2017 - Fall 2019

Member, Max Leveridge's (Miami University) Master's Advisory Committee, Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Outside Member, Laurent Cilia’s (University of Colorado at Boulder) Comprehensive Examination and Dissertation Committees, Spring 2017 – 
 
Member, Brian Marbury’s (Northern Arizona University) Thesis Committee, Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

International Thesis Advisor of Francesco Blaganò (University of Calabria), Spring 2016


Service to Universities/Divisions


Member, Advisory Committee of the Western Center for Social Impact and Innovation, Western Program, Miami University, Fall 2018 -

Member, Environmental Policy and Advocacy Search Committee, Western Program, Miami University, Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Co-director, Social Justice Scholars, University Academic Scholars Program, Miami University, Fall 2017 - 

Judge, 2015 Miami University Graduate School Graduate Research Forum, Oct. 30th 2015, Shriver Center and Art Building

Panel Moderator, Neoliberalism and Public Higher Education, Michigan State University, The Julian Samora Research Institute, Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, March 27, 2015

Faculty Co-advisor, Student Animals and Society Institute, Michigan State University Chapter, 2015


Service to Departments
 

Member, Assessment Committee, Sociology and Social Justice Studies Component, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Miami University, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018

Member, Recruitment Committee, Sociology and Social Justice Studies Component, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Miami University, Fall 2016

Department Representative, Bridges Program, Miami University, Fall 2016, Fall 2018
 
Member, VAP Search Committee, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Miami University, Spring 2016

Member, SJS/Criminology Committee, Sociology and Social Justice Studies Component, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Miami University, Spring 2016

Member, Sherry Corbett Memorial Lecture Committee, Department of Sociology and Gerontology, Miami University, Fall 2015 –



Community Service

Member, Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition, Spring 2017 -