Area of Study
Environmental Studies
Email Address
List Hall 240

Research Interests

digital dedication of the self, technological systems, agriculture and ethics, public engagement with science and technology, technologies of domestication and nature, environmental activism and empowerment, alternative methods of pedagogy 

Select Publications

  • “Technology, Responsibility, and Meat”, Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment, Philip Brey & David M. Kaplan, eds. MIT Press: 229-42.
  • “Technology as Responsibility: Failure, Food Animals, and Lab-grown Meat,” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 27 (6): 931-948.
  • “Toxic Transformations: Constructing Audiences for Environmental Justice ” with Jason Delborne, in Engineers, Scientists, and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement, Gwen Ottinger & Benjamin R. Cohen, eds.
  • “Playing Chicken: Technologies of Food, Domestication, and Self”, special issue of Science as Culture 19(1), 15-35.
  • Co-editor (with Benjamin R. Cohen), Special Issue, Science as Culture, “Embodying STS: Identity, Narrative, and the Interdisciplinary Body”.
  • “Book Review Essay, Latour’s Reassembling the Social, & Verbeek’s What Things Do.” Science, Technology, and Human Values 33(1), 142-49.
  • “Identifying with Information: Citizen Empowerment, the Internet, and the Environmental Toxins Movement,” in Cyberactivism, Martha McCaughey & Mike Ayers, eds. (London: Routledge).

Appointed to the Faculty


Educational Background

Ph.D., Virginia Tech
M.A., University of North Texas
B.S., University of North Texas

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