Faculty & Staff

Core Faculty

Dr. Aniseh Bro
(828) 262-7268
217 Living Learning Academic
broas@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests Climate change; adaptation; resilience; socio-ecological systems; behavioral social sciences; systems thinking; international development; institutions;...

Burke
(828) 262-6316
211 Living Learning Academic
burkebj@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:  Political ecology and political economy; grassroots activism for environmental and socio-economic change; alternative economies; globalization and...

Christof
(828) 262-7268
217 Living Learning Academic Building
denbiggelaa@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: In addition to his knowledge and skills in agriculture, agroforestry and organic gardening, his areas of expertise include endogenous knowledge systems; farmer...

Laura England
(828) 262-7237
126 Living Learning Academic
englandle@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests environmental science; ecology; freshwater ecosystems; watershed science; terrestrial-aquatic linkages; community-based watershed conservation; environmental and...

Fanatico
(828) 262-6813
214-A Living Learning Academic
fanaticoac@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Ecological poultry production (free-range, organic); alternative slow- and medium-growing meat genotypes, alternative feeding including free-choice systems,...

Anatoli
(828) 262-2241
133 Living Learning Academic
anatoli@appstate.edu

Education Ph.D., Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, 2014 B.A., Political Science, San Francisco State University, 2007 Research Interests Environmental Political Theory, African...

Ignatova
(828) 262-7234
214-B Living Learning Academic
jignatova@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Jacqui's research and teaching interests include global environmental politics, the politics of food and agriculture, globalization and development, global...

Miller
(828) 262-8983
212 Living Learning Academic
millercp3@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Environmental history, agroecological change, and food systems; farms, forests, and society; environmental humanities and place-based pedagogy; labor, political...

Paudel
210 Living Learning Academic
paudeld@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:  Political economy, international development, political ecology, economic geography, subaltern social movements, identity politics, indigeneity, climate...

Rheingans
(828) 262-7248
222 Living Learning Academic
rheingansrd@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:  Interaction between socio-economic factors, the environment and health, global environmental health and equity issues, small farm agroforestry, basic food...

Westerman
(828) 262-2493
215 Living Learning Academic
westermanjh@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests Global & US environmental literary and cultural studies; environmental humanities; social & environmental justice; intersectionality of class, precarity,...

Witter
(828) 262-3008
216 Living Learning Academic
witterrc@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: The dynamic relationships, material and symbolic, between humans and environment; environmental conservation; tenure relations and dispossession; human-wildlife...

Staff

Hope

Farm Director

(336) 977-1773
SD Farm
hopecc@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Sustainable Agriculture Education:  MS Clemson University 2001 BA UNC Chapel Hill 1974 AAS CPCC 1981 Teaching: SD4200, SD3100, SD3125,...

Rudicill

Resident Assistant Farm Manager

(336) 877-3455
SD Farm
rudicilljt@appstate.edu

I am the Resident Assistant Farm Manager and oversee the daily functions at the Sustainable Development Teaching and Research Farm at the Blackburn-Vannoy property . Before coming to...

Wilson

Administrative Assistant

(828) 262-6926
221 Living Learning Academic Bldg.
wilsonsm@appstate.edu

Adjunct Instructors

Boylan
(828) 262-2881
209 Living Learning Academic
rjboylan@ncsu.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Permaculture and Environmental Science

Hamilton
(828) 262-2881
209 Living Learning Academic
hamiltonjv@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Jim's program areas of expertise include Latino farmworker safety, forest landowner education, and forest farming of ginseng. He will be teaching SD 3150- Soils...

Susan Reed
(828) 264-8904
209 Living Learning Academic
reedsf@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests: Education in a time of mass extinction: critical (eco)pedagogy, ecojustice education, pedagogy of grief/solastagia; transformative education, collaborative...

Ian
(828) 262-2881
209 Living Learning Academic
is42996@appstate.edu

Research & Teaching Interests:  Agroforestry, sustainable forest management, forestry