Rural Sociology Completed Theses

Lindy Olive giving her thesis presentation


Year
Author
Title
Advisor

2018

Patterson, James

Heir Property in the South: A Case Study of a Resettlement Community

Bailey, C.


2018

Richardson, Dalton

“God Bless the Farmer”: Community Perceptions of Legal Challenges to Hog Farming in North Carolina

Ashwood, L.


2017

Gopaul, Abhimanyu

The Socio-Economic Impact of Concentration of Timberland Ownership in Alabama

Bailey, C.


2017

Walker, Fiona

Right to Farm Laws: A Thematic Analysis

Ashwood, L.


2013

Ameyaw, Lord

Investigating the Objectives of the New Owners of Alabama’s Timberlands

Bailey, C.


2013

Adu-Gyamfi, Akua

The Role of Women in Post-Harvest Handling of Peanuts: The Case of Reducing Aflatoxin along the Supply Chain in Ghana

Worosz, M.R.


2013

Christensen, Stefanie

Surviving the Spill: Stakeholder Perceptions of the Commercial Seafood Supply Chain in Alabama and Mississippi after the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Worosz, M.R.


2012

Denny, Riva

Between the Farm and the Farmer’s Market: Slaughterhouses, Regulations, and Alternative Food Networks

Worosz, M.R.


2011

Majumdar, Mahua

Relationship Between Absentee Landownership and Quality of Life in Alabama

Bailey, C.


2010

Jones, Emily Stutzman

Understanding the Role of Fish Producer Organizations as Intermediaries for Aquacultural Development in Uganda

Molnar, J.


2010

Singh, Brajesh

Coal and Renewable Energy: History, Impacts, and Future in Alabama

Bailey, C.


2010

Sydnor, Emily Taliaferro

Using and Improving Irrigation: Producer Perceptions and Possibilities

Molnar, J.


2009

Paula, Ana Luisa

The Willingness of Non-Industrial Private Forest Landowners to Supply Wood Biomass for a Prospective Wood-Based Bioenergy Industry: A Case Study from Lee County, Alabama

Bailey, C.


2008

Bai, Dan

Irrigation in the Southeast U.S.

Molnar, J.


2008

Cui, Lina

Organic Vegetable Production in Alabama

Molnar, J.


2007

Blejwas, Emily

Social Capital, Cultural Capital, and the Racial Divide: Community Development through Art in Alabama’s Black Belt

Bailey, C.


2007

Dyer, Janice

Heir Property: Legal and Cultural Dimensions of Collective Landownership in Alabama’s Black Belt

Bailey, C.


2007

Rigdon, Leah

Linking Rural Vendors with Urban Public Markets: Institutional Constraints and Possibilities in the Evolution of Urban Food Systems

Molnar, J.


2007

Vitale, Michele

Evaluating Access Barriers to Primary Health Care Services for Hispanic Residents in Toombs County, Georgia

Bailey, C.


2007

Washington, Shakeesha

A Comparative Case Study of Regional Councils of Government in Central and East Alabama

Bailey, C.


2006

Tallant, Meredith

Internet Access, Practice Adoption, and Conservation Program Participation in Three Alabama Watersheds

Molnar, J.


2005

Adams, Joshua

Social Capital, School Desegregation and Education in West Alabama’s Black Blet

Bailey, C.


2005

Baide, Joysee Rodriguez

Barriers to the Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices

Molnar, J.


2005

Carter-North, Patrick

Growth Machine Meets Conservation: A Stakeholder Analysis of the Black Warrior and Cahaba River Watersheds

Bailey, C.


2005

Kennealy, Patrick

Community Capacity and Rural Housing in the Black Belt

Bailey, C.


2005

Meyer, Suyapa Triminio

Tilapia Fingerling Production in Honduras

Molnar, J.


2004

Holeski, Carrie

The Relationship between Landowners Perceptions of the Southern Pine Beetle Problem and Actual Outbreaks

Molnar, J.


2003

Casanova, Vanessa

Hispanic Tree Planters in Alabama: Labor and Identity Among Migrant Workers

Bailey, C.


2003

Kagawa, Masahiro

Trade Linkages in Shrimp Exports: Japan, Vietnam, and Thailand

Bailey, C.


2003

Lupo, Crystal

Labor Market Change and Occupational Community Among Blue Collar Mill Workers in Alabama’s Pulp and Paper Industry

Bailey, C.


2003

Pilkington, J. Scott

Using Community Surveys to Prioritize Landmine Clearing Operation: Case Studies of Process and Outcome

Molnar, J.


2003

Trejos-Castillo, Elizabeth

Income, Food Security, and Poverty Reduction: Case Studies in Small-Scale Aquaculture Producers in Santa Barbara, Honduras

Molnar, J.


2002

Alison, Gogue

Coping with Food Insecurity: An Assessment of Food Bank and Food Stamp Utilization in East Alabama

Molnar, J.


2001

Bitto, Annette

Determinants of Well-Being Among Minority Farm Operators in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia

Molnar, J.


2000

Claxton, Latoya

Factors Shaping Food Bank Utilization in East Central Alabama

Molnar, J.


1999

Lockhart, Malkia

Farmer Perceptions of Constraints on Aquacultural Development in Central Kenya: Market, Household, and Resource Considerations

Molnar, J.


1998

Dawson, William

Timber Dependency and Persistent Poverty: Examination from the Theoretical Perspectives of Human Capital and Community Power

Howze, G.


1998

Hutchins, Melissa

Women, Forest Dependency and Community in Rural Alabama: A Case Study

Bailey, C.


1997

Hutchins, James

Planning a Communal Extractive Forest Concession: Property Rights and Natural Resource Management in La Carmelita, Petén, Guatemala

Bailey, C.


1995

Traxler, Maria J.

Public Perceptions of Risk: Gender, Belief in Science, and Trust in Institutions as Determinants of Pesticide Safety Concern

Molnar, J.


1991

Mullen, James E.

Inequality and Service Employment in Nonmetropolitan Labor Markets

Molnar, J.


1990

Berry, Susan

Impacts of an Environmental Education Program in the Flint Creek Watershed

Molnar, J.


1983

Aadland, Karla

A Comparative Study of Women in Male-Dominated and Female-Dominated, Nonprofessional Occupations

Dunkelberger, J.


1981

Haynes, Steven

Measuring Self Esteem: An Empirical Assessment of Reliability and Validity in a Longitudinal Context

Dunkelberger, J.


1981

Ewing, Leisle A.

Environmental Concerns of Rural Women: Health and Safety Issues in the Siting of Industrial Facilities

Molnar, J.


1979

Haynes, Jerri

Family-Employment Gender Role Orientations and Status Attainment Among Young Rural-Reader Women

Dunkelberger, J.


1979

Smith, Virginia S.

Determinants of Life Satisfaction Among the Elderly: Rural-Urban Differences

Molnar, J.


1978

Gilbert, Elmira

Modernization and Changing Sex Role Orientations: The Case of Puerto Rico

Dunkelberger, J.


1978

Payne, Carol

Social Structure, Socialization and Educational and Occupational Choices of Agriculture Students

Dunkelberger, J.