2019 – 2020 RSS Endowment Award Winners


Yue Xu

Impact of Global Market and State Policy on China’s Seafood Processing Zone: Community Reform and Labor Migration with the Rise of Shrimp Industrial Cluster at Zhoushan Island

Colorado State University


Brenda Barrett-Rivera

Family Resilience Across Place and Profess: An Examination of Low-Income Rural Families’ Housing Strategies

Oregon State University

Isaac (Ike) Leslie

Local Food Myths: Agriculture’s Global Green New Deal

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Emilia Cordero Oceguera

A US-Mexico Transborder Study of Women Farmworkers’ Food Practices and Agricultural Knowledge

North Carolina State University

Johann Strube

How Knowledge about Wild Rice Affects Water Management at Rainy Lake

The Pennsylvania State University

Early Career Award

Andrea Armstrong

Drinking Water Quality in the Shadows: Safe Drinking Water Act Violations in Rural Water Systems of Upstate New York

Lafayette College

Angie Carter

Growing Food, Feeding Communities of Practice: Preliminary Analysis of Community Food Provider Networks in the Western Upper Peninsula

Michigan Technological University

Catrin Edgeley

Logging Legacies in Rural Northern Arizona: Social Adaptation and the Return of Forest Operations in Historically Resource-Dependent Communities

Northern Arizona University

Adam P. Mayer

Towards a Just Transition for Colorado’s Coal Country

Colorado State University


Lawrence Busch Graduate Student Research Award

Krishna Ranawar

(In)visible Work: Gender, Labour and Agricultural Markets in India

Syracuse University