Publications

The Food Justice Lab contributes to public scholarship through MA and PhD theses and academic journal articles.

Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Gum, Heidi. 2020 M.A.Thesis. Resilience in the Mountains: Exploring the Labor and Motives of Food-Caregiver Women Repairing Broken Food Systems in West Virginia  Communities.

Lohnes, Joshua. 2019. PhD Dissertation.
The Food Bank Fix: Hunger, Capitalism and Humanitarian Reason

DeBruin, Jed. 2019. M.A. Thesis.
Super-Localizing Food as Tourism Development™: Producing the 30 Mile Meal™ in Athens, Ohio

Marple, Amanda. 2018. M.A. Thesis
Democratizing University Foodscapes? Student Food Cooperatives and the Neoliberal University

Ryan, Beth. 2017. M.A. Thesis
Growing Community Gardens in the Mountain State

Sobey, Allysa. 2014. M.A. Thesis
Long Exposure: environmental racism and activism in Institute, West Virginia

Long, Autumn. 2011. M.A. Thesis
The politics of Self-provisioning in North-central West Virginia

Academic Articles

Lohnes, J. 2021. Regulating Surplus: Charity and the legal geographies of food waste enclosure
Agriculture and Human Values. 38:351–363 

Gorman, C. and Wilson, B 2021. After the raid: feminist geolegality and the spaces of encounters in a US poultry town
Gender, Place and Culture. Online First

Wilson, B and. Mutersbaugh, T. 2020. Solidarity Interrupted: Coffee, Cooperatives, and Certification Conflicts in Mexico and Nicaragua
Rethinking Marxism. 3: 348-367

Lohnes, J. and Wilson, B. 2018. Bailing out the food banks? Hunger relief, food waste, and crisis in Central Appalachia
Environment and Planning A. 50(2):350-369

Wilson, Bradley. 2015. Reclaiming the worker’s property: control grabbing, farmworkers and the Las Tunas Accords in Nicaragua
Journal of Peasant Studies. 42(3-4):747-763

Wilson, Bradley. 2013. Solidarity™: Student Activism, Affective Labor, and the Fair Trade Campaign in the United States
Antipode  45 (3): 565-583

Wilson, Bradley. 2013. Solidarity™: Student Activism, Affective Labor, and the Fair Trade Campaign in the United States
Antipode  45 (3): 565-583

Wilson, Bradley. 2013. Breaking the Chains: Coffee, Crisis, and Farmworker Struggle in Nicaragua.
Environment and Planning : Economy and Space  45(11): 2592–2609

Wilson, B. et al. 2012. New terrains of taste: Spatial analysis of price premiums for single origin coffees in Central America. Applied Geography. 35 (1-2): 499-507

Wilson, Bradley. 2010. Indebted to fair trade? Coffee and Crisis in Nicaragua.
Geoforum. 41(1): 84-92