Research Focus: agricultural ecology, natural resource management/"wilderness" conservation, and rural livelihoods -- and how the dynamics of conflict, climate change, and socioeconomic inequality shape these arenas.
Research Focus: privatization of public goods, the process of financialization, narratives, ideas and practices of development as expressed by the IMF/World Bank, the development aid network, and the role of the state.
Research focus: the political economy of flex crops and agricultural commodities, political ecology, and subaltern political movements, with a regional focus on the Bolivian agrarian frontier and the Southern Cone.
Research Focus: the dynamics and consequences of fertility and aging in Southeast and South Asia, and how social policies shape and are shaped by changing demographic and family structures in the region.
Research focus: how relationships between development organizations, government agencies, and private sector institutions shape the implementation of agricultural development programs and policies in East Africa.