PLOS Global Public Health publishes Azmal Hossan & cohort’s COP27 article

Ph.D. student Azmal Hossan’s invited commentary paper on COP27, climate justice, and planetary health has been published in PLOS Global Public Health. In “Achieving climate justice, safeguarding planetary health: Diagnosis and demands from next generation leaders for COP27 and beyond,” Hossan and his co-authors critically examine the ongoing global climate change negotiation in the form […]

Carrie Chennault and Joshua Sbicca’s prison agriculture research published by Agriculture and Human Values

Carrie Chennault (Anthropology and Geography) and Joshua Sbicca (Sociology) have published “Prison agriculture in the United States: racial capitalism and the disciplinary matrix of exploitation and rehabilitation” in Agriculture and Human Values. This is the first article to report on research undertaken in The Prison Agriculture Lab. The Lab has also created a satellite image […]

Michael Carolan wins international Business Impact Award for A Decent Meal

Michael Carolan received the Frankfurt Book Fair’s getAbstract 2022 International Book Award for Business Impact. Carolan was flown to Germany in October and honored during a formal ceremony. Carolan’s newest book, A Decent Meal: Building Empathy in a Divided America, was selected from 10,000 non-fiction titles. The jury chose it “for its timely relevance that […]

Building Bridges to Better Communities: Sociology PhD candidates use their skills in CSU Extension internships

Working with Grow and Give and the Family Leadership Training Institute respectively, Emilia Ravetta and Milagro Núñez-Solis, both Ph.D. candidates in sociology, connected food pantries with gardeners and youth with opportunities to strengthen their local communities in their CSU Extension summer internships.

Joshua Sbicca interviewed by Civil Eats about agrihoods and “green gentrification”

Agrihoods Promise Fresh Food and Community. Can They Add Equity to the List? Agrihoods promise to save farmland by turning it into a residential amenity. Can this effort to bridge housing and farmland support environmental justice? Article by Greta Moran. Originally published by Civil Eats.  Please click here to read.

Food Sleuth Radio interviews Joshua Sbicca about prison agriculture

By Melinda Hemmelgarn. Originally appeared on Food Sleuth Radio. Did you know that over 600 U.S. prisons include agricultural activities of some kind? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and registered dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Joshua Sbicca, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the Prison Agriculture Lab at Colorado State University. […]