The Stevenson Center at Illinois State University wrote a piece about my Peace Corps Service in Peru. Click HERE to read the article.
My Master’s Capstone research was published in the Illinois State University’s repository for student research and data. FREE DOWNLOAD HERE
Category: Academic Publications Tags: agriculture, environmental sociology, GMO, GMOs, Illinois state university, ISU, Master's Degree, Master's Research, peace corps-peru, peru, peru 30, risk society, science, social science, sociology, sociology of science, stevenson center
References Anderson, W. 2002. Introduction: Postcolonial Technoscience. Social Studies of Science. 32(5-6): 643-658. Beck, U. 1992. Risk society: Towards a New Modernity (Trans: Ritter, M.). London: Sage Publications. Brenner, N. & Theodore, N. (2002). “Cities and the Geographies of ‘Actually Existing Neoliberalism’.” Antipode. 34: 349-79. Burneo, Z. 2011. El Proceso de Concentración de la Tierra en el Perú. Coalición Internacional para el Acceso a la Tierra. Burawoy, M. 1998. “The Extended Case… Read More
Research Design In order to prepare an accurate account of the GMO moratorium in Peru this project will rely on multi-sited and macro ethnographic research methodologies. These strategies and techniques will each be theoretically informed by the feminist research qualities of reflexivity, positionality and reciprocity. The research goal will be to garner important opinions and perspectives from a myriad of stakeholders who are involved with the moratorium on GMOs—such as farmers, scientists,… Read More
Category: Odd & Ends Tags: agriculture, biotechnology, ethnography, ISU, macro, Master's Research, methodology, multi-sited, peru, risk society, social science, sociology, sociology of science, stevenson center, theory
In case any of you didn’t know, along with being a PCV I am also a Master’s student at Illinois State University. I am one of the last to receive what’s called a Master’s International Degree in Applied Community & Economic Development. My program is offered through the Stevenson Center at ISU. It is designed as a multidisciplinary Master’s experience where students specialize in one discipline but receive training in others. For example,… Read More
Category: Odd & Ends Tags: biotechnology, environment, environmental sociology, GMO, GMOs, ISU, Master's Research, peru, research, sociology, sociology of science, stevenson center