Jason Snyder, Ph.D.

Research & Teaching Interests:

Cultivating ecologically regenerative and resilient food systems in Southern Appalachia, sense of place and how it informs the co-evolution of culture and ecology, and how traditional place-based wisdom can be integrated with environmentally appropriate technologies and novel forms of social organization to foster human well-being and inclusion.


B.A., 2006, Economics, University of New Mexico

M.S., 2008, Geography, University of Mexico

Ph.D. 2018, Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University


Department: Sustainable Development Department

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6926

Fax: (828) 262-6400

Office address
209 Living Learning Academic