Department of Geography
Ohio State University
1036 Derby Hall
154 North Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210
of Oregon, Geography, 2001
M.S. University of Oregon, Environmental Studies, 1996
B.A. University of California, Santa Cruz, Environmental Studies, 1991
Perspectives on Environment and Society (Geog 3800)
Political Ecology (Graduate Seminar: Geog 8800)
Globalization and Environment (Geog 635)
Research Design (Geog 795)
Geography (Geog 460, H460)
Conservation of Natural Resources (Geog 630)
The Production of Nature: Perspectives on Economy and Environment (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2002)
Governance, Regulation, and the State-Economy Relationship (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2003)
Qualitative Research Methods (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2004)
Privatization, Property, and Markets (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2004)
Readings in Nature-Society Relations (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2005)
Neoliberalism (Graduate seminar: Geog 840, 2007)
Prospective students interested in working with me should contact me by email describing their theoretical and topical interests, and explaining the match between their interests and mine. Note that my current research focuses more prominently on the first two items above, while I continue to have ongoing interests in the last two items.
Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations (Editor). 2008. Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Race and the new epigenetic biopolitics of environmental health. Forthcoming. BioSocieties
Environmental health as biosecurity: “seafood choices,” risk, and the pregnant woman as threshold. 2012. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 102(5):969-976(Special Issue on the Geography of Health).
Gendered biopolitics of public health: regulation and discipline in seafood consumption advisories. 2012. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 30(4): forthcoming.
Seed governance at the intersection of multiple global and nation-state priorities: modernizing seeds in Turkey. 2012. Global Environmental Politics forthcoming. Atalan-Helicke, Nurcan and Mansfield, Becky.
Crisis, change, and continuity: living in interesting times (Commentary). 2011. Dialogues in Human Geography 1(3):346-349.
Is fish health food or poison? Farmed fish and the material production of un/healthy nature. 2011. Antipode 43(2): 413-434, with an erratum 43(3): 907.
Emerging Themes in Economic Geography: Outcomes of the 2010 Economic Geography Workshop. Economic Geography 87(2): 111-126. Benner, C, Berndt, C, Coe, N, Engelen, E, Essletzberger, J, Glassman, J, Glückler, J, Grote, M, Jones, A, Leichenko, R, Leslie, D, Lindner, P, Lorenzen, M, Mansfield, B, Murphy, JT, Pollard, J, Power, D, Stam, E, Wòjcik, D, and Zook, M. First author of section, “Economic geography of global environmental change: understanding and creating new socionatural futures”.
Does economic growth cause environmental recovery? Geographical explanations of forest regrowth. 2010. Geography Compass 4/5: 416-427. With Darla K. Munroe and Kendra McSweeney.
What counts as farming: how classification limits regionalization of the food system. 2010. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 3: 245-259. With Jill K. Clark (first author) and Darla K. Munroe.
The social nature of natural childbirth. 2008. Social Science and Medicine 66: 1084-1094.
Health as a nature-society question. 2008. Environment and Planning A 40: 1015-1019.
Comments on Daniel Bromley’s paper “The crisis in ocean governance”. 2008. MAST (Maritime Studies) 6(2): 23-25.
Privatization: Property and the Remaking of Nature-Society Relations: Introduction to the special issue. 2007. Antipode 39(3): 393-405.
Property, markets, and dispossession: the Western Alaska Community Development Quota as neoliberalism, social justice, both, and neither. 2007. Antipode 39(3): 479-499.
Articulation between neoliberal and state-oriented environmental regulation: fisheries privatization and endangered species protection. 2007. Environment and Planning A 39: 1926-1942. [pdf]
Assessing market-based environmental policy using a case study of North Pacific fisheries. 2006. Global Environmental Change 16: 29-39. [pdf]
Scale framing of scientific uncertainty in controversy over the endangered Steller sea lion. 2006. Environmental Politics 15(1): 78-94. With Johanna Haas. [pdf]
Beyond rescaling: reintegrating the ‘national’ as a dimension of scalar relations. 2005. Progress in Human Geography 29(4): 458-473. [pdf]
Rules of privatization: contradictions in neoliberal regulation of North Pacific fisheries. 2004. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 94(3): 565-584. [pdf]
Neoliberalism in the oceans: “rationalization,” property rights, and the commons question. 2004. Geoforum 35(3): 313-326. [pdf]
Organic views of nature: the debate over organic certification for aquatic animals. 2004. Sociologia Ruralis 44(2): 216-232. [pdf]
Spatializing globalization: a ‘geography of quality’ in the seafood industry. 2003. Economic Geography 79(1):1-16. [abstract]
From catfish to organic fish: making distinctions about nature as cultural economic practice. 2003. Geoforum 34(3): 329-342. [pdf]
Fish, factory trawlers, and imitation crab: the nature of quality in the seafood industry. 2003. Journal of Rural Studies 19(1): 9-21. [pdf]
‘Imitation crab’ and the material culture of commodity production. 2003. Cultural Geographies 10(2):176-195. [pdf]
Thinking through scale: the role of state governance in globalizing North Pacific fisheries. 2001. Environment and Planning A 33(10): 1807-1827, with Erratum (figure correction) 34(1): back page. [pdf]
Property regime or development policy? Explaining growth in the US Pacific groundfish fishery. 2001. The Professional Geographer 53(3): 384-397. [pdf]
“Modern” industrial fisheries and the crisis of overfishing. 2011. Pages 84-99 in Global Political Ecology. Peet, R., P. Robbins, and M. Watts, eds. London: Routledge.
Sustainability. 2009. Pages 37-49 in The Companion to Environmental Geography. Castree, N., D. Demeritt, B. Rhoads, and D. Liverman. London: Blackwell.
Global environmental politics. 2008. Pages 235-246 in The Handbook of Political Geography. Cox, K., M. Low, and J. Robinson, eds. London: Sage.
Neoliberalism in the oceans: “rationalization,” property rights, and the commons question. 2007. In Neoliberal Environments: False Promises and Unnatural Consequences. Heynen, N., J. McCarthy, W.S. Prudham, and P. Robbins, eds. Routledge. (Reduced from article published in Geoforum, 2004).
Last updated August 2012