Associate Professor/ Dr of University of Vermont
Rural as Refuge?
Cheryl (Cherie) is a rural geographer at the University of Vermont. She researches the production of landscapes, livelihoods, and everyday human experience in rural places. She has conducted research in working landscapes, rural migration and immobility, place and identity, and nature-culture theory. A member of the Geography faculty, she also co-directs the Environmental Studies Program and is a member of the Food Systems Graduate Faculty at the University of Vermont. She is chair-elect of the Vermont Land Trust Board of Trustees and Associate Editor of the Journal of Rural Studies. In the category of “fun,” she officiates youth lacrosse, gardens, explores dirt roads, and studies dowsing.Back to Speakers