Associate Professor

Contact info

Geography-Geology Building, Room 138
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Research Interests:

food sovereignty, sustainable and alternative agriculture, human-environment interactions, gender and agriculture, indigenous political struggle, South Asia, Caribbean

  • Ph.D. (2005), Pennsylvania State University Geography and Women’s Studies
  • M.S. (2001), Pennsylvania State University Geography
  • B.A. (1998), University of Minnesota-Duluth Geography and Environmental Studies
Selected Publications:

Trauger, A. (2017) “We Want Land to Live”: Space, territory and the politics of food sovereignty, UGA Press, Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation Series: Athens, GA. 

Trauger, A. (2014). Toward a political geography of food sovereignty. Journal of Peasant Studies 40th Anniversary Issue: Volume 2: Food Sovereignty: Critical Perspectives. 41(6): 1131-1152** *

Trauger, A. (2014) Is Bigger Better? Organic and Fair Trade Banana Production in the Dominican Republic. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. 104(5): 1082-1100*

Kurtz, H., Trauger, A. and C. Passidomo.  (2013) The contested terrain of biological citizenship in the seizure of raw milk in Athens, Georgia. Geoforum. 48: 136-144. 

Heynen, N., Kurtz, H. and A. Trauger (2012) Food justice, hunger and the city. Geography Compass. 6 (5): 304–311. ** *

Trauger, A. (2009) Space, networks and agency: networked spatial relations in sustainable agriculture. Area 41(2): 117–128. *

Trauger, A., Sachs, C., Barbercheck, M., Brasier, K., Kiernan, N.E., and J. Findeis (2008). Agricultural education: gender identity and knowledge exchange. Journal of Rural Studies 24 (4):  432–439. *