Our Publications

Below is a full list of all publications, with links to the original documents wherever possible.


Green, B. “The role of housing in rural behavioral health.” 2018. D. Albrecth, S. Loveridge, S. Goetz & R. Welborn (eds.) Rural Housing and Economic Development. Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy. Routledge Press.

Filbee-Dexter, K., Symons, C., Jones, K., Haig, H., Pittman, J., Alexander, S.M., and Burke, M. (2018). Management capacity in the face of ecological surprise. Journal of Applied Ecology: doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13171.

Green, B. and Jones, K. (2018). Place and large landscape conservation along the Susquehanna River. Society & Natural Resources 31(2): 183-199.

Jones, K., Alexander, S.M. et al. (2018). Qualitative data sharing and re-use for
socio-environmental systems research: A synthesis of opportunities, challenges, resources and approaches. SESYNC White Paper. DOI:10.13016/M2WH2DG59. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/20257.


Metson, G., …, Jones, K… et al. (2017). Socio-environmental consideration of phosphorus flows in the urban sanitation chain of contrasting cities. Regional Environmental Change: doi: 10.1007/s10113-017-1257-7.

Jones, K. (2017). Social institutions mediating seed access in West African seed systems. Facets 2: 998-1014.

Jones, K., Tobin, D., and Bloom, J.D. (2017). Hybrid governance and the double movement: Contestations in market-oriented agricultural development. Sociology of Development 3(2): 95-115.

Jones, K., Williams, R., and Gill, T. (2017). ‘If you study, the last thing you want to be is working under the sun:’ An analysis of perceptions of agricultural education and occupations in four countries. Agriculture and Human Values 34(1): 15-25.

Green, B. 2017. Over 60 in the 406: A population health profile of older Montana residents. Report for the Office of Epidemiology and Scientific Support, DPHHS, State of Montana.


Gill, T., Jones, K., and Hammett, T. (2016). Agricultural education and training system capacity development for sub-Saharan Africa: The role of InnovATE. Journal of Development and Communication Studies 4(2).

Green, B. and Jones, K. (2018). Making a healthy community or making a community healthy? In R. Cnaan and C. Milofsky (eds.), Handbook of Community Movements and Local Organizations in the 21st Century, pp. 423-436. [peer-reviewed]

Jones, K. and Eshleman, J. (2016). Issues of inequality and governance in food sovereignty. In J. Liljeblad and A. Kennedy (eds.), Food Systems Governance: Challenges for Justice, Equality and Human Rights. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Jones, K., Magliocca, N., and Hondula, K. (2016). An overview of conceptual models, analytical frameworks and research questions in the food-energy-water nexus. SESYNC white paper. DOI:10.13016/M2BK10. http://drum.lib.umd.edu/handle/1903/19174.

Jones, K., Pfeifer, K., Castillo, G., and Tumusiime, E. (2016). Righting the wrongs for a just and sustainable food system. Background report for Oxfam America. (Available upon request).

Green, B., Lyerla, R, Stroub, D, Azozefifa, A., and High, P. 2016. “A Tool for Assessing Capacity for Community Substance Abuse Care: CAST.” Preventing Chronic Disease, 13, 160190. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd13.160190.


Jones, K. (2015). Using a theory of practice to clarify epistemological challenges in mixed methods research: An example of theorizing, modeling and mapping changing West African seed systems. Journal of Mixed Methods Research doi: 10.1177/1558689815614960.

Green, B. and Jones, K. (2015). Introduction to ‘Understandings of place: A multidisciplinary symposium’ (Symposium co-editor with B. Green and J. Cons). Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 6(4): 740-742.

Jones, K. (2015). Hot: Stability and simplicity in dormancy and austerity. Mini-symposium, Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 6(4): 743-747.

Green, B., Jones, K., Milofsky, C., Boyd, N., and Martin, E. (2015). Students implement the Affordable Care Act: A model for undergraduate teaching and research in community health and sociology. Journal of Community Health, 4(30): 605-611.

Glenna, L., Brandl, B., and Jones, K. (2015). Influences on and implications of changing investment in agricultural research in developed and developing countries. In A. Bonanno and L. Busch (eds.), Handbook of the International Political Economy of Agriculture and Food. (pp. 322-343). Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing. [peer-reviewed]

Jones, K., Richter, K., and Ludgate, N. (2015). AET Assessment Report: Recommendations and strategies to modernize the capacity of agricultural education and training in Tajikistan. Assessment study for USAID/Tajik Ministry of Education, InnovATE program. https://innovate.oired.vt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/innovATE-Tajikistan-AET-Assessment-for-MOES.pdf.

Faull, K., Minderhout, D., Jones, K., and Green, B. (2015). Indigenous cultural landscapes study for the Captain John Smith National Historic Trail: the Lower Susquehanna area. Report for the National Park Service in cooperative agreement with Bucknell University. https://www.nps.gov/chba/learn/news/upload/ICL-Study-of-CAJO-NHT_-Lower-Susquehanna-Area_Final.pdf

Jones, K. (2015). The ethics of innovation in agriculture. Knowledge for Development, Feature Article: Ethics. Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA). http://knowledge.cta.int/Dossiers/S-T-Policy/Ethics/Related-developments/The-Ethics-of-Innovation-in-Agriculture-Inclusivity-and-Reflexivity

Milofsky, C. and Green, B. 2015. “Chaining and virtual organization in a slow sociology project: The Brown Ridge School District becomes the Central Susquehanna Affordable Care Act project.” Journal of Applied Social Sciences. 9: 156-169.

Green, B., Milofsky, C., Feldhaus, H. and Marsh, B. 2015. “Teaching sociology and developing community assets through collaborative community-based research.” R. Stoecker (Ed.) The Landscape of Rural Service Learning, and What It Teaches us All, Michigan State University Press.

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Our goal is to use research to illuminate social processes. The first step in every project is a discussion where we ask questions to understand what you’re trying to accomplish.