Kathryn Brasier

Cofunded Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education

Research Summary

Kathryn Brasier's research focuses on collective action, networks, and public participation related to agricultural, natural resource, and environmental issues. Specific research projects include networks and adoption of on-farm conservation technologies; networks as a means for rural and agricultural economic development; community watershed organizations; social and economic impacts of natural resource extraction; land use change and the social and ecological causes and consequences; and the effects of space and scale on farm and environmental decision-making.

She is also the Project Director of Water for Agriculture, a project that seeks to better understand how stakeholders can be more effectively engaged in the decisions and programs that affect water quality and quantity for and from agriculture.

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Recent Publications

Urban parks, the growth machine, and the media: An analysis of press coverage of the high line, klyde warren park, and the rail park

Mullenbach, L. E., Mowen, A. J. & Brasier, K. J., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Environmental Sociology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Third-Party Effects in Stakeholder Interviews

Beresford, M., Jones, J. L., Bausch, J. C., Williams, C. F., Wutich, A., Porter, S., Quimby, B., Eaton, W. M. & Brasier, K. J., 2020, In: International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Identifying Stakeholder Groups in Natural Resource Management: Comparing Quantitative and Qualitative Social Network Approaches

Wutich, A., Beresford, M., Bausch, J. C., Eaton, W., Brasier, K. J., Williams, C. F. & Porter, S., Jul 2 2020, In: Society and Natural Resources. 33, 7, p. 941-948 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

Load-discharge relationships reveal the efficacy of manure application practices on phosphorus and total solids losses from agricultural fields

Miller, M. D., Gall, H. E., Buda, A. R., Saporito, L. S., Veith, T. L., White, C. M., Williams, C. F., Brasier, K. J., Kleinman, P. J. A. & Watson, J. E., Feb 15 2019, In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 272, p. 19-28 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Arrest Rates during Natural Resource Development: Drilling, Drinking and Disorderly Conduct in the Marcellus Shale Region

Rhubart, D. C. & Brasier, K. J., Jun 3 2019, In: Society and Natural Resources. 32, 6, p. 675-692 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Reconceptualizing rapid energy resource development and its impacts: Thinking regionally, spatially and intersectionally

Schafft, K. A., Brasier, K. & Hesse, A., May 2019, In: Journal of Rural Studies. 68, p. 296-305 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Engaging over data on fracking and water quality: Data alone aren't the solution, but they bring people together

Brantley, S. L., Vidic, R. D., Brasier, K., Yoxtheimer, D., Pollak, J., Wilderman, C. & Wen, T., Jan 26 2018, In: Science. 359, 6374, p. 395-397 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Marcellus Shale Gas Development and Farming

Hoy, K. A., Xiarchos, I. M., Kelsey, T. W., Brasier, K. J. & Glenna, L. L., Dec 1 2018, In: Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 47, 3, p. 634-664 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A decade of Marcellus Shale: Impacts to people, policy, and culture from 2008 to 2018 in the Greater Mid-Atlantic region of the United States

Jacquet, J. B., Junod, A. N., Bugden, D., Wildermuth, G., Fergen, J. T., Jalbert, K., Rahm, B., Hagley, P., Brasier, K. J., Schafft, K., Glenna, L., Kelsey, T., Fershee, J., Kay, D. L., Stedman, R. C. & Ladlee, J., Nov 2018, In: Extractive Industries and Society. 5, 4, p. 596-609 14 p.

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