VITA

 

Rick Welsh

P.O. Box 5750, Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY 13699

p: 315-268-3988; f: 315-268-3983

email: welshjr@clarkson.edu

www.clarkson.edu/~welshjr

 

Education

 

Ph.D. in Rural Sociology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1995

                  Minors: Agronomy and Entomology

 

M.S. in Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1988.

 

B.A. in Economics, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1983.

 

Professional Appointments

 

Current Position:           Professor of Sociology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York (5/09 to present).

 

Previous Positions:       Associate Professor of Sociology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York (5/04

                                       to 5/09).

 

Visiting Scholar in the Resource, Environment and Science Policy Branch of the         Economic Research Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture (1/07 to 6/07).

 

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Clarkson University, Potsdam, New York (7/00 to 5/04).

 

Program Officer II, Henry A. Wallace Center for Agricultural and Environmental Policy at Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development (1/00 to 7/00).

 

Interim Associate Director, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, Maryland (7/99 to 1/00).

 

Policy Analyst, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, Maryland (7/98 to 1/00).

 

Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Program; and Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia, Griffin Station (1/97 to 6/98).

 

Policy Analyst, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, Maryland (6/95 to 12/96).

 

Budget Analyst, U.S. Department of Agriculture/ Foreign Agricultural Service (1/89 to 1/91).

 

U.S. Peace Corps/Philippines Volunteer (5/83 to 7/85).

 

Research Activities

 

Economic and social change and development with emphases on agri-food systems, science and technology studies and environmental sociology.

 

 

Professional Affiliations

 

Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society

American Sociological Association (Sections on Environment and Technology & Science, Knowledge and Technology)

Rural Sociological Society (Sociology of Agriculture Interest Group)

Society for Social Studies of Science

 

Current & Recent Professional Activities      

 

Associate Editor (4/2003 to present) Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (formerly American Journal of Alternative Agriculture)

Associate Editor (8/2005 to present) Journal of Sustainable Agriculture

Publication advisor for Agriculture and Human Values (2001 to present)

Panel Member for U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture Programs on Regional Approaches to Climate Change and Agricultural Prosperity for Small and Moderate-sized Farms and Rural Development (2010).

External reviewer for National Science Foundation Program on Science, Technology and Society (2008)

Technical committee member for the Sustainable Community Grant Program of the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (2009).

External reviewer for Social Science Research Council of Canada (2008-2010).

 

I have also reviewed manuscripts for a number of refereed journals including Agriculture, Ecosystems and the Environment, Agriculture and Environmental Ethics, Ecological Economics, Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, Rural Sociology, Signs, Social Forces, Social Studies of Science, and The Sociological Quarterly.

 

Past Professional Activities

 

Book Review Editor (3/1999 to 12/2007), Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (formerly American Journal of Alternative Agriculture)

Panel member for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Research Initiative Agricultural Prosperity for Small to Moderate Sized Farms (2005 and 2006).

Reviewer for Producer Grants Program of Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (2005 to 2006)

Council member of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (6/2002 to 8/2005)

Co-chair of the Rural Sociological Society’s Sociology of Agriculture Interest Group (1999)

Associate Editor, Rural Sociology (1995 to 1999)

 

Courses Taught

 

Biofuel and Farm Policy                                    Environmental Policy

Food and Society                                                                Globalization

International Development                                               Clarkson Seminar (Great Books Course)

Introduction to Sociology                                  Research Methods

 

Presented the Outstanding Teacher Award by the Clarkson University Student Association for 2003-2004

 

Local (Northern New York) Outreach and Extension Activities

 

Member of the Board of Directors of Cornell Cooperative Extension for St. Lawrence County.

 

Served on the Integrated Agriculture Task Force of the St. Lawrence County Legislature (2008).

 

In 2006, I served on the board of a local NGO (Gardenshare) working on anti-hunger and food system issues and co-authored a proposal that led to Gardenshare receiving a Sustainable Communities Grant from NESARE.

 

Served on the committee that organized the incorporation of the North Country Grown Cooperative, Inc.  (NCGC).

 

Wrote a proposal that led to receiving a REAP (Renewing Earth and Its People Fund based in Lincoln, Nebraska) grant to help NCGC transition to a new location (2005).

 

Research Grants/Subcontracts Received ($682,000)

 

Farm Waste to Energy:  A Sustainable Solution for Small Dairy Farms. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s P3 Program (People, Prosperity and Planet)- Phase 2. 7-2010 to 7-2011 (S. Grimberg, S. Rogers and R. Welsh co-PIs: $75,000).

 

Farm Waste to Energy:  A Sustainable Solution for Small Dairy Farms. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s P3 Program (People, Prosperity and Planet)- Phase 1. 5-2009 to 6-2010 (S. Grimberg, S. Rogers and R. Welsh co-PIs: $10,000).

 

Social Benefits of the Wetlands Reserve Program in Northern New York.  Merwin Rural Services Institute of SUNY Potsdam. 1-09 to 1-10 (R. Welsh and D. Horn co-PIs: $5,000).

 

Integrated Methane Digester with Value-Added Processing.  Jefferson County Job Development Corporation.  6-6-2008 to 5-31-2010 (S. Powers, P. Pillay, S. Grimberg and R. Welsh co-PIs: $154, 180).

 

Public and Private Aspects of the Research of Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Economic Research Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture.  January 15, 2007-May 15, 2007 (R. Welsh, PI: $ 40,000).

 

Energy Economics of Farm Biogas in Cold Climates. U.S. Department of Energy, June 1, 2006 – May 2008 (P. Pillay, S. Powers, S. Grimberg, E. Thacher and R. Welsh, co-PIs: $247, 500).

 

Dairy Farm Power and Energy from Agricultural Wastes: Increasing Profitability and Reducing Environmental Impact.  NYS Agriculture and Markets, January 2006 – December 2007 (S.J. Grimberg, PI, S. Powers, P. Pillay, E. Thacher, R. Welsh, R. Robbins co-PIs: $1,000,000).

 

Environmental and Economic Performance of an Integrated, Value Added Digester-Cogeneration Process, USDA-DOE. January 2006 – December 2008 (S. Powers, PI, S.J. Grimberg, P. Pillay, E. Thacher, R. Welsh, co-PIs: $806,000)

 

Subcontract from Iowa State University for work on Forming Agricultural Bargaining Units for a Sustainable and Equitable Agriculture. 12-15-03 through 12-15-04. $32,630.

 

Public Goods and University-Industry Relationships in Agricultural Biotechnology. Initiative for the Future of Food and Agricultural Systems of U.S. Department of Agriculture. 9/2001 – 9/2004 (extended until /2005), $2 million total award with $148,126 as sub-awards to Clarkson University (D. Ervin, PI, S. Buccola, B. Lacy and R. Welsh co PIs).

 

Subcontract from Winrock International for work on Effects of Agricultural Bargaining, 1/2002 – 12/2007 $7,480.

 

Subcontract from Winrock International for work on Biotechnology Initiative: Business Planning and Convening, 8/00 – 12/00 $7,000.

 

Publications (* Denotes senior authorship is shared).

 

Edited Book

 

Lyson, T.A., S. Stevenson and R. Welsh (Eds.)

2008.      Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing Agriculture of the Middle. MIT Press.

 

 

 

 

Journal Articles

 

Welsh, R., S. Grimberg, G. Gillespie and M. Swindal.

2010       “Technoscience, anaerobic digesters and the dairy industry: Factors influencing northern New York dairy farmers’ views on an alternative energy technology.” Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 25: 170-181. [invited]

 

M. Swindal, G. Gillespie and R. Welsh

2009       “Community digester operations and dairy farmer perspectives” Agriculture and Human Values DOI: 10.2007/s10460-009-9238-1.

 

Welsh, R.

2009       “Farm and market structure, industrial regulation and rural community welfare: Conceptual and methodological issues.” Agriculture and Human Values, 26:21-28. [invited]

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W.B. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2008       “Close enough but not too far: Assessing the effects of university-industry research relationships and the rise of academic capitalism” Research Policy 37: 1854-64.

 

Glenna, L., R. Welsh, W.B. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2007       “Industry perceptions of university-industry relationships related to agricultural biotechnology.” Rural Sociology, 72: 608-631

 

Glenna, L., W.B. Lacy, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2007       “University administrators, agricultural biotechnology, and academic capitalism: Defining the public good to promote university-industry relationships.” The Sociological Quarterly, 48: 141-163

 

Welsh, R. and L. Glenna

2006       “Considering the role of the university in conducting research on agri-biotechnologies.” Social Studies of Science, 36: 929-942

 

Welsh, R. and D. Ervin

2006       “Precaution as an approach to technology development: The case of transgenic crops.” Science, Technology and Human Values, 31: 153-172.

 

Langen, T.A. and R. Welsh

2006       “Does a problem-based learning approach to teaching conservation science and policy improve content knowledge and change attitudes?” Conservation Biology, 20: 600-608

 

Lyson, T. and R. Welsh *

2005       “Agricultural industrialization, anti-corporate farming laws and rural community welfare.” Environment and Planning A., 37: 1479-1491

 

Ervin, D., R. Welsh, S. Batie and C.L. Carpentier

2003       “Towards an ecological systems approach in public research for environmental regulation of transgenic crops. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 99:1-14

 

Hinrichs, C and R. Welsh *

2003       “The effects of the industrialization of U.S. livestock agriculture on promoting sustainable agriculture practices.” Agriculture and Human Values, 20: 125-141

 

Welsh, R., B. Hubbell and C. Carpentier

2003       “Agro-food system restructuring and the geographic concentration of U.S. swine production.” Environment and Planning A., 235: 215-229

 

Lyson, T.A., R. Torres and R. Welsh

2001       “Scale of agricultural production, civic engagement and community welfare.” Social Forces, 80: 311-327

 

Welsh, R., C.L. Carpentier and B. Hubbell

2001       “On the effectiveness of state anti-corporate farming laws in the United States.” Food Policy, 26: 543-548

 

Welsh, R. and B. Hubbell

1999       “Contract hog production and environmental management in the southern United States.” Agronomy Journal, 91: 883-888

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

1998       “An examination of trends in geographic concentration in U.S. hog production: 1974 to 1996.” Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 30: 285-299

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

1998       “Transgenic crops: Engineering a more sustainable agriculture?” Agriculture and Human Values, 15: 43-56

 

Welsh, R.

1998       “The importance of ownership arrangements in U.S. agriculture.” Rural Sociology, 63: 199-213

 

Welsh, R.

1997       “Vertical coordination, producer response, and the locus of control over agricultural production decisions.” Rural Sociology, 62: 491-508

 

Graham, M., R. Welsh and G. Mueller

1997       “In the land of milk and money: One dairy farm’s strategic compensation system.” Journal of Agribusiness, 15: 171-188

 

Welsh, R. and T.A. Lyson

1997       “Farm structure, market structure and agricultural sustainability goals: The case of New York State dairying.” American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 12: 14-18

 

Welsh, R.

1996       “Rotational grazing: A farm profile.” Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 8: 35-46

 

Welsh, R.

1996       “Farm profile: The Battisti family dairy farm.” Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 5: 34-37 [feature article].

 

Feldman, S. and R. Welsh

1995       “Feminist knowledge claims, local knowledge, and gender divisions of agricultural labor: Constructing a successor science.” Rural Sociology, 60: 23-43

 

Welsh, R.

1994       “Farm Profile: The Cecchini family dairy farm.” Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 5: 187-197

 

Lyson, T.A. and R. Welsh

1993       “Crop diversity, the production function and the debate between conventional and alternative agriculturists.” Rural Sociology, 58: 424-439

 

Beilock, R., J. Burkhardt and R. Welsh

1989       “Risk permits: An alternative approach to transportation safety regulations.” Logistics and Transportation Review, 25: 195-208

 

Book Chapters

 

Biscotti, D., L. Glenna, W.B. Lacy and R. Welsh

2009       “The “independent” investigator: How academic scientists construct their professional identity in university-industry agricultural biotechnology research collaborations.” Pages 261-288 in N. Bandelj’s (ed.) Economic Sociology of Work, Volume 18 of Research in the Sociology of Work series. Emerald Group Publishing Limited/JAI.

 

Welsh, R., T.A. Lyson and G.W. Stevenson

2008       “Preface: In T.A. Lyson, G.W. Stevenson and R. Welsh (eds.) Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing an Agriculture of the Middle. MIT Press.

 

Guptill, A. and R. Welsh

2008       “Is relationship marketing an alternative to the corporatization of organics? A case study of the Organic Farmers Association for Relationship Marketing (OFARM)” In T.A. Lyson, G.W. Stevenson and R. Welsh (eds.) Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing Agriculture of the Middle. MIT Press.

 

Grow, S., A. Guptill, E. Higgins, T.A. Lyson and R. Welsh

2008       “The effect of laws that foster agricultural bargaining: The case of apple growers in Michigan and New York State” In T.A. Lyson, G.W. Stevenson and R. Welsh (eds.) Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing Agriculture of the Middle. MIT Press. (Reprinted with permission from Winrock International)

 

Stevenson, G.W., R. Welsh and T.A. Lyson

2008       “Epilogue” In T.A. Lyson, G.W. Stevenson and R. Welsh (eds.) Food and the Mid-Level Farm: Renewing Agriculture of the Middle. MIT Press.

 

Ervin, D. and R. Welsh *

2007       “Environmental effects of genetically modified crops: A differentiated risk assessment model.” In R.E. Just, J.M. Alston and D. Zilberman (eds.) Regulating Agricultural Biotechnology: Economics and Policy. Springer. (Reprinted with permission from Springer).  This volume won the Quality of Communication Award of the American Agricultural Economics Association at its annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, July 29-August 1, 2007.

 

Ervin, D. and R. Welsh *

2005       “Environmental effects of genetically modified crops: A differentiated risk assessment model.” In J. Wesseler, (ed.) Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe: Implications for Research, Production and Consumption. Springer.

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

2001       “Issues in Benefits Measurements for Transgenic Crops in Sustainable Agriculture.” Pp. 151-176 In J.K.J. Gowdy and J. van der Straaten (eds.) Sustainability in Action, Edward Elgar Publishers.

 

Reports

 

Heisey, P.W., J.L. King, K.D. Rubenstein, D.A. Bucks, R. Welsh

2010       Assessing the Benefits of Public Research Within an Economic Framework: The Case of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, ERR-95, U.S. Dept. of Agr., Econ. Res. Serv. May 2010

 

Grow, S., A. Guptill, T.A. Lyson, R. Welsh

2003       The Effects of Laws That Foster Agricultural Bargaining: The case of apple growers in Michigan and New York State. Henry A. Wallace Center for Agricultural & Environmental Policy at Winrock International.

 

Welsh, R. and T.A. Lyson

2001       Anti-corporate Farming Laws, the Goldschmidt Hypothesis and Rural Community Welfare. Friends of the Constitution, Elmwood, Nebraska.

 

Ervin, D., S. Batie, R. Welsh, C.L. Carpentier, J.I. Fern, N.J. Richman, and M.A. Schulz

2000       Transgenic crops; an Environmental Assessment. The Henry A. Wallace Center for Agricultural & Environmental Policy at Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development.

 

Welsh, R.

1999       The Economics of Organic Grain and Soybean Production in the Midwestern United States. Policy Studies Report #13, The Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, MD.

 

Welsh, R. and K. Ingram

1998       Systems Research Methods. Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. Georgia Station, Griffin, GA.

 

Welsh, R.

1997       Reorganizing U.S. Agriculture: The Rise of Industrial Agriculture and Direct Marketing. Policy Studies Report #7, The Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, MD.

 

Welsh, R.

1996       The Industrial Reorganization of U.S. Agriculture: An Overview and Background Report. Policy Studies Report #6, The Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, Greenbelt, MD.

 

Hilchey, D., R. Welsh, A. Knight and J. Green

1996       Farming Entrepreneurs: Case Studies of Seven Innovative Horticultural Businesses in New York State. The Farming Alternatives Program, Cornell University.

 

Welsh, R.

1992       P.L. 480 Title I and Market Development. USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service Staff Report #28.

 

Milon, W.J. and R. Welsh

1989       An Economic Analysis of Sport Fishing and the Effects of Hydrilla Management in Lake County, Florida. Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, Gainesville, Florida. Economic Report #118.

 

Other Publications

 

Book Reviews

 

Beyond Food Production: The role of agriculture in poverty reduction. Fabrizio Bresciani and Alberto Valdes (eds). Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and Edward Elgar Publishers. 2007.

Agribusiness- in press.

 

The New Political Sociology of Science: Institutions, Networks and Power.  Scott Frickel and Kelly Moore (eds). The University of Wisconsin Press. 2006. Contemporary Sociology 2008 37(5).

 

Farming For Us All: Practical Agriculture and the Cultivation of Sustainability. Michael Mayerfeld Bell.  University Park, PA: Pennsylvania Press, 2004. Contemporary Sociology 2005 35(2).

 

Privatization of Information and Agricultural Industrialization. Steven A. Wolf (ed). 1997. CRC Press. Rural Sociology 2002, 67(1).

 

The Doubly Green Revolution: Food For All in the 21st Century. Gordon Conway. Society and Natural Resources, 2000 13:611-15.

 

Pigs, Profits and Rural Communities. Kendall Thu and E. Paul Durrenberger (eds). SUNY Press 1998.  American Journal of Alternative Agriculture, 1998 13:190-191.

 

Commentaries and Editorials

 

“Sustainable agriculture systems in a resource limited future” Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (2010) 25: 83-84.

 

“Commentary on ‘Ever Since Hightower: The politics of agricultural research activism in the molecular age’” Agriculture and Human Values, (2005) 22: 289-290

 

Correspondence

 

Welsh, R, B. Hubbell, D. Ervin and M. Jahn. 2002 “GM crops and the pesticide paradigm”. Nature Biotechnology 20: 548-549.

 

 

 

 

Paper and Poster Presentations

 

Invited Presentations

 

Welsh, R.

2010       “Elements of Successful Transdisciplinary Research” National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s workshop on “Social Science Research Planning: Climate Change, Bio-Energy, and Natural Resources.”

 

Welsh, R. and L. Glenna

2008       “Choice of Research Priorities by Public and Private Sector Scientists and Research Administrators.” Assessing the Benefits of Agricultural Research Service R&D within an Economic Framework: A Preliminary Results Workshop.

                Economic Research Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture.

 

Welsh, R., G. Gillespie and M. Gremelspacher

2007       “Cow Power: Use of Anaerobic Digesters to Address Odor and Energy Issues in the New York Dairy Industry.” Environmental Studies Seminar at Colgate University, September 21.

 

Welsh, R., D. Ervin, L. Glenna, S. Buccola, H. Yang, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2006       “Agricultural Biotechnology & University-Industry Research Relationships: Views of University Scientists and Administrators and Industry.” National Agricultural Biotechnology Council, June 12-14, 2006 in Ithaca, New York.

 

Welsh, R.

2004       Panel on “Universities and the Production of Knowledge for Industry.” The 177th Annual Meeting of the Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy of the National Academics of Science, November 18 in Washington, D.C.

 

Ervin, D. and R. Welsh.

2003       “Environmental Effects of Genetically Modified Crops: A Differentiated Risk Assessment Model.” Presented at a Frontis Sponsored Workshop on Environmental Costs and Benefits of Transgenic Crops in Europe. Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, June 1-4, 2003.

 

Welsh, R.

2002       “Social Implications of Agricultural Biotechnology.” Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education/Professional Development Program Annual Workshop in Chattanooga, TN January 24-25.

 

Ervin, D., S. Batie, C.L. Carpentier and R. Welsh.

2001       “Transgenic Crops: Economic and Institutional Forces Shaping Environmental Benefits and Risks.” Annual Meeting of the Western Agricultural Economics Association in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

Welsh, R.

2000       “Genetically Modified Organisms on the Farm.” Presentation at the Chesapeake Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture, First Annual Meeting in Gaithersburg, MD.

 

Welsh, R.

2000       “Transgenic Crops: Potential Environmental Implications.” Presentation at the National Grocer’s Association Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV.

 

Welsh, R.

1999       “Sustainable Agriculture and Genetically Modified Pest Protected (GMPP) Plants.” Washington, D.C.: Presentation to the National Research Council’s Board on Agriculture Committee on GMPP Plants.

 

Welsh, R.

1999       “The Importance of Sustainable Agriculture in the Chesapeake Bay Region.” Beltsville, MD: Third Annual U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service Symposium on Sustainable Agriculture.

 

Welsh, R.

1997       “Structural Change in Agriculture and its Impact on Small Farms.” Memphis, TN: Presentation to the Secretary of Agriculture’s National Commission on Small Farms.

 

Welsh, R.

1997       “The Importance of Ownership Arrangements in U.S. Agriculture.” Oklahoma City, OK: Kerr Center for Sustainable Agriculture Rural Development Symposium.

 

Other Presentations

 

Welsh, R., G. Gillespie and M. Swindal.

2009       “Technoscience, anaerobic digesters and the dairy industry: Factors influencing northern New York dairy farmers’ views on an alternative energy technology.” Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in Madison, WI.

 

Welsh, R. and H. Sullivan-Catlin.

2009       Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the North Country: Motivations and Oppositions among Members and Farmers.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Agriculture and Human Values Society in State College, PA.

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti.

2008       “Choice of Research Priorities by Public and Private Sector Scientists” Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

 

Welsh, R., G. Gillespie and M. Gremelspacher

2008       “Technoscience, Anaerobic Digester Technology and the Dairy Industry” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Boston, MA.

 

Biscotti, D., W. Lacy, L. Glenna and R. Welsh

2008       “The “Independent Investigator”: Resource Dependence Dilemmas in University-Industry Agricultural Biotechnology Research Collaborations” Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Boston, MA.

 

Welsh, Rick, Leland Glenna, William Lacy and Dina Biscotti

2008       “Choice of Research Priorities by Public and Private Sector” Paper presented at the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology meetings, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

Welsh, Rick, Leland Glenna, William B. Lacy, and Dina Biscotti

2008       “Measuring Agricultural Science Orientations” Paper presented at the Rural Sociological Society meetings, Manchester, New Hampshire.

 

Lacy, William B., Leland Glenna, Rick Welsh, and Dina Biscotti

2008       “University and Industry Cultures of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology: Conflictual, Complementary or Convergent” Paper presented at the Rural Sociological Society meetings, Manchester, New Hampshire. 31 July 2008.

 

Gremelspacher, Megan, Gilbert Gillespie and Rick Welsh

2008       “Community Digester Operations: New York Dairy Farmer Perspectives” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Manchester, NH, July 28-31. Also presented at Department of Development Sociology 2008 Annual Encore Conference, September 26.

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti.

2007       “From an Economics of Science to an Economic Sociology of Science.” Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Gremelspacher, Megan, Rick Welsh and Gilbert Gillespie

2007       “Dairy Farmer Views on Alternative Energy Production” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Santa Clara, CA, August 2-5.

 

Welsh, R., G. Gillespie and M. Gremelspacher

2007       “New York State Dairy Farmer Attitudes About, and Experiences with, Anaerobic Digesters” Annual Meeting of the Agriculture Food, and Human Values Society in Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2006       “Science, Agri-biotechnology and Economy.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada.

 

Glenna, L. R. Welsh, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2006       “University and Industry Perceptions of University-Industry Relationships Related to Agricultural Biotechnology Research.” Paper presented at the 10th International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, Ravello, Italy.

 

Glenna, L. R. Welsh, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2006       “University and Industry Perceptions of University-Industry Relationships Related to Agricultural Biotechnology Research.” Paper presented at the NC-1003 Symposium “Funding Agricultural Research: Evolving Institutional Frameworks. Jekyll Island, Georgia.

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W.B. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2005       “Academic Capitalism in Agricultural Biotechnology: results of case studies of six U.S. land grant universities.” Conference on Economic Sociology and Technology, Ithaca, NY.

 

Biscotti, D., W.B. Lacy, L. Glenna and R. Welsh

2005       “Agricultural Biotechnology and the Land Grant University Research Mission.” Joint Annual meetings of the Agriculture Food and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society, Portland, OR.

 

Biscotti, D., W.B. Lacy, L. Glenna and R. Welsh

2005       “Institutional Boundaries and Interorganizational Collaboration in the Field of Agricultural Biotechnology.” American Sociological Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

 

Biscotti, D., W.B. Lacy, L. Glenna and R. Welsh

2005       “Systems of Exchange in U.S. University-Industry Agricultural Biotechnology Research Collaborations.” Poster presented at the ninth international conference of the Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research in Ravello, Italy.

 

Glenna, L., R. Welsh, W.B. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2005       “University Agricultural Biotechnology Research in the Context of Academic Capitalism.” American Sociological Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Lacy, W.B., L. Glenna, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2005       “The Two Cultures of Science: university/industry research environments in agricultural biotechnology.” Rural Sociological Society Annual meeting, Tampa, FL.

 

Lacy, W.B., L. Glenna, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2005       “The Two Cultures of Science: university/industry research environments in agricultural biotechnology.” Fourth global conference of the Global Consortium of Higher Education and Research for Agriculture, Hangzhou, China.

 

 

 

 

Welsh, R. and L. Glenna

2004       “Considering the Role of the University in Conducting Research on Agricultural Biotechnologies” Presented as part of the Regular Session on Science and Technology of the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in San Francisco August 16.

 

Biscotti, D., L. Glenna, W.B. Lacy and R. Welsh

2004       “Institutional and Ideological Regulation of University-Industry Agricultural Biotechnology Research Collaborations.” Rural Sociological Society annual meeting, Sacramento, CA.

 

Glenna, L., W.B. Lacy, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2004       “The University and Agricultural Biotechnology in Institutional Context.” Leland Glenna, William B. Lacy, Rick Welsh and Dina Biscotti. Rural Sociological Society annual meeting, Sacramento, CA.

 

Welsh, R., L. Glenna, W. Lacy and D. Biscotti

2003       “Factors Influencing University Scientists’ Opinions of University-Industry Relationships in Agricultural Biotechnology.” Presented as part of the Sociology of Science Section of the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Atlanta, August 16-19.

 

Glenna, L., W.B. Lacy, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2003       “The Land Grant University and Marketable Science.” Joint annual meetings of the Agriculture Food and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society, Austin, TX.

 

Lacy, W.B., L. Glenna, R. Welsh and D. Biscotti

2003       “The Two Cultures of Science: university/industry research environments, criteria for problem choice and perceived impact.” Rural Sociological Society annual meeting. Montreal, Canada.

 

Welsh, R., B. Hubbell, D. Erwin and M. Jahn

2002       “Monarch butterflies, The Science Wars and Precautionary Technology Development.” Presented as part of the Environment and Technology Section of the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association in Chicago, Illinois, August 16-19.

 

Welsh, R., B. Hubbell and C. Carpentier

2002       “Agro-food System Restructuring and the Geographic Concentration of the U.S. Swine Industry.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in Chicago, Illinois, August 15-18.

 

Welsh, R., T. Lyson, S. Grow and A. Guptill

2002       “Grower Collective Bargaining in U.S. Agriculture: Lessons from the MI & NY Apple Industries.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society in Chicago Illinois, June 13-16.

 

Lacy, W.B., L. Glenna, D. Biscotti and R. Welsh

2002       “University-Industry Relationships and the Public Good: preliminary interview findings.” Pew Foundation Conference on Food and Biotechnology. Research Triangle Park, N.C.

 

Ervin, D., R. Welsh, S. Batie and C. Carpentier

2001       “Public Research for Biosafety Regulation of Transgenic Crops.” June 15-18, 2001. 5th International Conference convened by International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research Conference in Ravello, Italy.

 

Welsh, R. and T.A. Lyson

2001       “Anti-corporate Farming Laws and Rural Community Welfare.” Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society in Albuquerque, New Mexico. August 15-19.

 

Welsh, R. and C. Hinrichs

2001       “Industrialization of the U.S. Livestock Industry and its Implications for Promoting Sustainable Agriculture Practices.” Agriculture and Human Values, St. Paul, MN, June 7-10.

 

 

Welsh, R.

1999       “Genetically Modifies Pest Protected Plants and Sustainable Agriculture.” Presented at the 1999 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association in San Diego, CA, October 7.

 

Welsh, R. and B. Hubbell

1999       “Structural Change in the Pork Industry: Some Environmental Implications.” Anaheim, CA: American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Welsh, R.

1997       “Feminist Critiques of Agricultural Science.” Toronto: Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting.

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

1997       “Vertical Coordination and On-Farm Environmental Performance: Results of a Mail Survey.”  Toronto: Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting.

 

Welsh, R. and B. Hubbell

1997       “Hog Contracting and Manure Management in the South and Southeast.” Toronto: American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting.

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

1997       “An Entropy-Based Measure of Geographic Concentration of U.S. Hog Production.” Toronto: American Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting.

 

Hubbell, B. and R. Welsh

1996       “Issues in Benefits Measurement for Transgenic Crops in Sustainable Agriculture.” Island of Vilm, Germany: Managing Sustainability from the Ground-Up- University of Rostock and Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy.

 

Lyson, T.A., L. Tauer and R. Welsh

1995       “Factors Related to Adoption of rBST Among a Population of Farmers in New York State.” Atlanta, Georgia: American Association for the Advancement of Science.

 

Welsh, R. and T.A. Lyson

1994       “Local Knowledge an the Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture: Socioeconomic Aspects of Pest and Nutrient Management on New York State Dairy Farms.” Portland, Oregon: Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting.

 

Welsh, R.

1993       “Four Sustainable Agriculture Case Studies.” Potsdam, New York: New York State Sociological Association Annual Meeting.

 

Lyson, T.A. and R. Welsh

1992       “Social and Economic Factors Related to Biodiversity in U.S. Agriculture from 1978-1987.” Pennsylvania State University: Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting.


References

 

Dr. Susan Powers

Dean of Graduate Students

Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

8 Clarkson Avenue

Clarkson University

Potsdam, NY 13699

 

 

Dr. David Ervin

Economics

Portland State University

PO Box 751

Portland, OR 97207

503-725-3935

ervin@pdx.edu

 

 

Dr. Corneila Flora

Sociology

108 Curtiss Hall

Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011-1050

515-294-1329

eflora@iastate.edu

 

 

Dr. Max Pfeffer

Development Sociology

133 Warren Hall

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14850

607-255-1676

mjp5@cornell.edu