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Department of Sociology Higgins, Jerrid


M.A Sociology, Washington State University, 2018
B.S Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, University of California, Davis, 2015


Environmental Sociology, Food Systems, and Social Movements

Research Interests

My research interests include food systems, gender, and social stratification. I am concerned with the role food regimes play in distinguishing social groups and, to an extent, food’s role as a symbol in culture and the ideologies expressed through diet. Further, I am fascinated with agroecosystems and their influence on food culture and contemporary environmental sociology literature.



Office: Wilson-Short 244