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Rebecca Shisler

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology

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Rebecca Shisler (she/her) is a PhD Candidate in the Food and Environment concentration. She has a particular interest in food systems, community development, and agricultural extension.  She specializes in qualitative and mixed methods research. Rebecca’s dissertation is focused on the human dimensions of nature and food via the lens of foraging in Appalachian North Carolina.


B.A. Double Major in English Literature and Sociology Baldwin Wallace University 2014

M.A. Sociology Colorado State University 2016

Area(s) of Expertise

My research focuses on food and agriculture , the environment, and community development.


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