Research Focus: agricultural ecology, natural resource management/"wilderness" conservation, and rural livelihoods — and how the dynamics of conflict, climate change, and socioeconomic inequality shape these arenas
Research focus: the privatization of public goods, the process of financialization, narratives, ideas and practices of development as expressed by the IMF/World Bank, the development aid network, and the role of the state.
Research focus: the political economy of flex crops and agricultural commodities, political ecology, and subaltern political movements, with a regional focus on the Bolivian agrarian frontier and the Southern Cone
Research focus: how relationships between development organizations, government agencies, and private sector institutions shape the implementation of agricultural development programs and policies in East Africa
Research focus: Universities' role in development, particularly in public engagement initiatives, and the history of university extension in Latin America and participatory Action Research and its Latin American roots.