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  • 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists

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    The 30th International Conference of Agricultural Economists  (ICAE) 2018 in Canada is the triennial conference of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) http://www.iaae-agecon.org/. International Conference of Agricultural Economists 2018, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 28 July – 2 August 2018 Click the following link for more information about the conference http://www.icae2018.com/

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  • Workshops Added – 2016 Annual Meeting

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    Methods Workshops on Sunday, August 7th For more information go to <www.ruralsociology.us/?page_id=2372>. You can sign up for one or both workshops.  To register for these workshops use your 2016 Annual Meeting login information.  If you need to create a 2016 Annual Meeting login go to <secureregmauconsulting.ca/rss/>. W1. Innovative Research Methods for Rural Sociologists is a workshop [...]

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  • RSS eBulletin, Issue 68, July 2015

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    This edition has statement on Charleston Church Shooting. Click on the link below for this and more. eBulletin Issue 68, July 2015  

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  • Bio for Gerad D. Middendorf

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    GERAD D. MIDDENDORF, Ph.D. Dept. of Sociology, Anthro. & Soc. Work Kansas State University middendo@ksu.edu  EDUCATION Ph.D. 2002. Michigan State University, Sociology; Areas: Rural and Environmental Studies; International Development; Sociology of Agriculture and Food; Science and Tech. Studies M.A. 1992. Ohio University, International Affairs/Latin American Studies CURRENT POSITION 2007 – pres. Associate Professor, Department of [...]

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  • Bio for Mary Hendrickson

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      MARY K. HENDRICKSON Assistant Professor in Department of Rural Sociology, University of Missouri Education: • Ph.D. in Rural Sociology from the University of Missouri, 1997. • Master of Science in Rural Sociology, University of Missouri, 1994. • Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Honors and Agribusiness, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1989. Background: For 15 years, I [...]

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  • Bio for Jeffrey Jacquet

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    Statement of Interest: I am pleased to be nominated to chair the nominations committee – I have been a member of RSS since around 2005, am a current member of the nominations committee, and am the out-going chair of the Natural Resources RIG. The work of the nominations committee is an important, if overlooked task, [...]

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  • Bio for Danielle Berman

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    Danielle Berman is a Social Science Research Analyst in the SNAP Research and Analysis Division in the Office of Policy Support of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. Her work focuses on understanding the effectiveness of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for reducing food insecurity and supporting healthy eating among low income Americans. She [...]

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  • Bio for Wynne Wright

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    My first introduction to the Rural Sociological Society was as a green and anxious graduate student in 1995. Since that time I have adopted RSS as my primary intellectual home – and its members have adopted me as evidenced by the spirit of collegiality and community we all value in this organization. I have served [...]

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  • Bio for Rebecca Schewe

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    Rebecca L. Schewe is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Policy Research at Syracuse University. She holds an MS in Rural Sociology and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I am honored to be nominated to serve as the RSS nominations committee chair. I have [...]

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  • Bio for Sela Harcey

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    Department of Sociology, 403 East Hall Iowa State University, Ames IA 50011-1070 (720) 233.8497 | harceysr@iastate.edu   BACKGROUND INFORMATION I am currently a Ph.D. student at Iowa State University.  I am transitioning to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in the fall.  For the past year I have been working on research for a 30-year longitudinal study [...]

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