Analena Bruce

Post-Doctoral Fellow
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies
(812 ) 856-0166
PH 133

  • Rutgers University, Ph.D., 2016
  • Rutgers University, M.A., 2013
  • University of Pittsburgh, B.A., 2007
  • Food Systems and Community Resilience
  • USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education: North Central Region. “Organic Transition and Certification: Supporting Indiana Grain Farmers’ Capacity to Meet Market Demand.” PI- Torres, A., Co-PI- J.R. Farmer, Co-PI- A.B. Bruce, and Co-PI- M. McDonnell. 2017-2020
  • Indiana State Dept. of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant. "Strengthening Indiana Christmas Tree Farms: A Framework for the Future.” PI- J.R. Farmer, Co-PI- A.B. Bruce. 2017-2020
  • Doctoral Dissertation Award, Rural Sociological Society: Entry and Persistence in Alternative Agriculture: An American Case Study, 2015
  • Agriculture, Food and Human Values Graduate Student Paper Award: Labor of Love: Livelihood Strategies in Sustainable Farming, 2013
  • Matilda White Riley Award for Best Qualifying Paper, Rutgers Sociology: Labor of Love: Livelihood Strategies in Sustainable Farming, 2013
  • Project Leader, Groundswell Education Program, Stinner Summit Grant, Ohio State University Agroecosystems Management Program, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
  • Policy Program Intern, Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association, 2014-2015
Research Interests

Agriculture and Food Systems, Environment and Society, Science and Technology, Social Movements

Selected Publications

Bruce, A.B., J.R. Farmer, L.E. Maynard and J.D. Valliant. (2017). Assessing the
Impact of the EQIP High Tunnel Initiative. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. 7(3), pp. 159–180.

Farmer, J.R., J.D. Valliant, S.L. Dickinson, A.B. Bruce, and J.M. Robinson. (2017).
Family as a catalyst in farms’ diversifying agricultural products: A mixed methods analysis of diversified and non-diversified farms in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Journal of Rural Studies. 55C, pp. 303-315.

Bruce, Analena B. and Rebecca L. Som Castellano. 2016. Labor and alternative food networks: challenges for farmers and consumers. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 1–14. DOI: 10.1017/S174217051600034X

Bruce, Analena B. 2016. Frankenfish or Fish to Feed the World? Scientism and Biotechnology Regulatory Policy. Rural Sociology DOI:10.1111/ruso.12146

Bruce, Analena B. 2016. The Troubled Legacy of Agrarian Reform: Small Farmers and Foundations of the Fair Trade Cooperative System. Geography Compass 10/12: 485–498. DOI: 10.1111/gec3.12298

Bruce, Analena B. and Rachael L. Shwom. 2015. Friend or Foe? Why US Energy Efficiency Nonprofits Collaborate with Business and Government. Environmental Sociology 1 (1): 48-58. DOI: 10.1080/23251042.2014.993796