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                                       JILL
HARRISON

                     Department
of
Community
and
Environmental
Sociology

                               University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison

                                      1450
Linden
Drive

                                      Madison,
WI
53706

                                         608/890‐1370

                                    harrison@dces.wisc.edu





                                                                                                

EDUCATION



Ph.D.
in
Environmental
Studies
(Sociology),
University
of
California,
Santa
Cruz
(2006)

 

        Dissertation:
“Constructing
‘accidents’:
The
naturalization
of
regulatory
neglect
in

        California’s
agricultural
pesticide
drift
conflict”
 
      



B.A.
in
Development
Studies
(with
honors),
University
of
California,
Berkeley
(1997)





                                                                                                

RESEARCH
AND
PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE



Department
of
Community
and
Environmental
Sociology,
University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison

        Assistant
Professor
(2006‐present)

        Faculty
Affiliate,
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies
(2006‐present)

        Faculty
Affiliate,
Agroecology
Graduate
Program
(2006‐present)

        Faculty
Affiliate,
Holtz
Center
for
Science
and
Technology
Studies
(2008‐present)

        Faculty
Affiliate,
Nelson
Institute
for
Environmental
Studies
(2008‐present)



University
of
California,
Santa
Cruz


       Teaching
Assistant,
Environmental
Studies
Department
(2001‐2006)

        Teaching
Assistant,
Community
Studies
Department
(2005)

        Research
Assistant,
Community
Studies
Department
(2005)


       Research
Assistant,
Environmental
Studies
Department
(2003)



Various
farms
in
Washington
State

        Farm
Apprentice/
Farm
Worker
(1998‐2000)

                        

Institute
for
Food
and
Development
Policy
(Food
First),
Oakland,
CA


        Research
Assistant/
Program
Assistant/
Field
Assistant
(1997‐1998)







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PUBLICATIONS



Articles
and
Book
Chapters

Harrison,
Jill.
Forthcoming.
“Parsing
‘participation’
in
action
research:
Navigating
the

        challenges
of
lay
involvement
in
technically
complex
participatory
science
projects.”

        Society
and
Natural
Resources.




Harrison,
Jill,
and
Steven
Wolf.
2008.
“Introduction
to
the
special
issue:
Charting
fault
lines
in

        US
agrifood
systems:
What
can
we
contribute?”
Agriculture
and
Human
Values
25(2):

        147‐149.



Harrison,
Jill.
2008.
“Lessons
learned
from
pesticide
drift:
A
call
to
bring
production
agriculture,

        farm
labor,
and
social
justice
back
into
agrifood
research
and
activism.”
Agriculture
and

        Human
Values
25(2):
163‐167.



Harrison,
Jill.
2008.
“Abandoned
bodies
and
spaces
of
sacrifice:
Pesticide
drift
activism
and
the

        contestation
of
neoliberal
environmental
politics
in
California.”
Geoforum
39:
1197‐
        1214.




Harrison,
Jill.
2008.
“Confronting
Invisibility:
Reconstructing
Scale
in
California’s
Pesticide
Drift

        Conflict,”
in
Michael
Goodman
and
Max
Boykoff,
eds.,
Contentious
Geographies:

        Environment,
Meaning
and
Scale.
Aldershot,
UK:
Ashgate.



DuPuis,
E.
Melanie,
David
Goodman,
and
Jill
Harrison.
2007.
“Just
Values
or
Just
Value?:

        Remaking
the
Local
in
Agro‐Food
Studies,”
in
Terry
Marsden
and
Jonathan
Murdoch,

        eds.,
Between
the
Local
and
the
Global:
Confronting
Complexity
in
the
Contemporary
Agri­
        Food
Sector.
Oxford:
Elsevier.



Harrison,
Jill.
2006.
“‘Accidents’
and
Invisibilities:
Scaled
Discourse
and
the
Naturalization
of

        Regulatory
Neglect
in
California’s
Pesticide
Drift
Conflict.”
Political
Geography
25:
506‐
        529.



Harrison,
Jill.
2004.
“Invisible
People,
Invisible
Places:
Connecting
Air
Pollution
and
Pesticide

        Drift
in
California,”
in
E.
Melanie
DuPuis,
ed.,
Smoke
and
Mirrors:
The
Politics
and
Culture

        of
Air
Pollution,
New
York:
New
York
University
Press.





Research
Reports

Harrison,
Jill,
Sarah
Lloyd,
and
Trish
O’Kane.
2009.
“Overview
of
Immigrant
Workers
on

        Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms.”
Changing
Hands:
Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms

        Briefing
No.
1.
UW‐Madison
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies.




Harrison,
Jill,
Sarah
Lloyd,
and
Trish
O’Kane.
2009.
“A
Look
into
the
Lives
of
Wisconsin's

        Immigrant
Dairy
Workers.”
Changing
Hands:
Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms

        Briefing
No.
2.
UW‐Madison
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies.






                                                  2
Harrison,
Jill,
Sarah
Lloyd,
and
Trish
O’Kane.
2009.
“Dairy
Workers
in
Wisconsin:
Tasks,
Shifts,

        Wages,
and
Benefits.”
Changing
Hands:
Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms
Briefing

        No.
3.
UW‐Madison
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies.




Harrison,
Jill,
Sarah
Lloyd,
and
Trish
O’Kane.
2009.
“Immigrant
Dairy
Workers
in
Rural

        Wisconsin
Communities.”
Changing
Hands:
Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms

        Briefing
No.
4.
UW‐Madison
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies.




Harrison,
Jill,
Sarah
Lloyd,
and
Trish
O’Kane.
2009.
“Legal
Issues
Facing
Immigrant
Dairy

        Workers
in
Wisconsin.”
Changing
Hands:
Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms

        Briefing
No.
5.
UW‐Madison
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies.




Harrison,
Jill,
Julia
McReynolds,
Trish
O’Kane,
and
Brent
Valentine.
2008.
“Hired
Labor
in

        Wisconsin
Agriculture:
Trends
and
Implications.”
Status
of
Wisconsin
Agriculture.

        Madison:
University
of
Wisconsin.



Harrison,
Jill.
2008.
“Drift
Catcher
Project
Assessment.”
Independent
assessment
of
lay
air

        monitoring
project
for
Pesticide
Action
Network.



Harrison,
Jill.
2007.
“Immigrant
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms.”
Program
on
Agricultural

        Technology
Studies
Fact
Sheet
24.
October.



2003.
“Social
Issues
in
Modern
Agriculture,”
Unit
3.2
in
Albie
Miles
and
Martha
Brown,
eds.,

        Teaching
Organic
Farming
and
Gardening:
Resources
for
Instructors.
Center
for

        Agroecology
and
Sustainable
Food
Systems.
Santa
Cruz:
University
of
California.






RESEARCH
AND
PUBLICATIONS
IN
PROGRESS



“Beyond
the
border:
The
productive
and
oppressive
work
of
contemporary
US‐Mexico

immigration
policy
enforcement
practices.”
Paper
in
progress,
to
be
submitted
in
mid‐2009
to

Political
Geography
and
co‐authored
with
graduate
student
Sarah
Lloyd.




“Hired
Labor
in
Wisconsin
Agriculture:
Trends,
Impacts,
and
Implications”.
Research
assistants

(Julia
McReynolds
and
Sarah
Lloyd),
research
associate
(Brent
Valentine),
and
other
research

expenses
funded
by
Program
on
Agricultural
Technology
Studies;
additional
research
assistant

(Trish
O’Kane)
and
research
expenses
funded
by
Hatch
project
WIS01272
($26,547);
and

additional
research
expenses
funded
by
the
Fred
Buttel
Endowment
Fund.




“Pesticide
Drift,
Regulatory
Response,
and
Community
Action
in
California
Agriculture”.
Book

project.




“Autism
Services
Disparities:
White
and
Latino
Families
in
Dane
County.”
Co‐Principle

Investigator
(with
Professor
Sandra
Magana,
UW‐Madison
School
of
Social
Work)
on
research

project
with
Holly
Morton,
funded
by
Hilldale
Undergraduate
Research
Fellowship.









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RESEARCH
SUPPORT



University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison,
Graduate
School
Research
Committee
Grant,
“Lay
science
in

       pesticide
regulatory
process:
Implications
for
public
health,
public
participation,
and

       other
principles
of
environmental
justice,”
$10,667
(07/08‐08/08)



University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison,
Hatch
project
WIS01272,
“Immigrant
Farm
Labor
in

       Wisconsin
Dairy
Industry,”
Principal
Investigator,
$26,547
(9/07‐8/09).



University
of
California,
Santa
Cruz,
Graduate
Division
Dissertation‐Year
Writing
Fellowship,

       approximately
$26,000
(9/05‐6/06).




University
of
California,
Graduate
Student
Sabbatical
Fellowship,
approximately
$8,000
(6/04‐
       8/04).




University
of
California,
Institute
for
Labor
and
Employment,
Dissertation
Fellowship,

       approximately
$23,000
(9/03‐6/04).



University
of
California,
Institute
for
Labor
and
Employment,
Pre‐Dissertation
Fellowship,

       $5,000
(2002).




University
of
California,
Center
for
Agroecology
and
Sustainable
Food
Systems,
Graduate

       Student
Research
Grant,
$1,000
(2002).






                                                                                                    

SELECTED
PRESENTATIONS
AND
SESSIONS
ORGANIZED



“Social
justice
and
hired
labor
in
U.S.
agrifood
systems.”
Paper
session
organizer
and
presenter.

Other
participants
include:
Doug
Constance,
Sandy
Brown,
and
Ron
Mize.
Rural
Sociological

Society
Annual
Meeting,
Madison,
Wisconsin,
August
2009.



“Latino
Dairy
Workers
in
Wisconsin:
Immigration
Policy,
Structural
change
in
Agriculture,
and

the
Experience
of
Institutional
Violence.”
Paper
presented
at
the
Rural
Sociological
Society

Annual
Meeting,
Madison,
Wisconsin,
August
2009.



“Contextualizing
the
violence
of
contemporary
US
immigration
policy:
Farm
workers
in

Wisconsin’s
dairy
sector.”
Paper
presented
at
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual

Meeting,
Las
Vegas,
Nevada.
March
2009.





“Feeding
those
who
feed
us:
Farm
workers
in
a
global
food
economy.”
Invited
presentation
for

the
UW
Agroecology
Graduate
Program
fall
lecture
series.
October
2008.



“Identifying
‘success’
in
a
participatory
science
project:
Implications
for
environmental
justice.”

Invited
presentation
for
UW‐Madison
Holtz
Center
on
Science
and
Technology
Studies

brownbag.
September
2008.





                                                 4
“Discussion
on
the
shifting
geographies
of
hired
agricultural
labor
and
strategies
for

farmworker
justice.”
Panel
session
participant
and
organizer.
Other
participants
include:
Sandy

Brown,
Marla
Emery,
and
Susannah
McCandless.
Rural
Sociological
Society
Annual
Meeting,

Manchester,
New
Hampshire,
August
2008.



“Lay
Science
and
the
Environment”.
Paper
session
and
panel
session
co‐organizer.
Participants

include:
Phil
Brown,
Sheila
Jasanoff,
Rachel
Morello‐Frosch,
Roopali
Phadke,
Morgan

Robertson,
Diane
Rocheleau,
and
Gavan
Watson.
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual

Meeting,
Boston,
Massachusetts,
April
2008.



“Lay
Science
in
the
Pesticide
Regulatory
Process:
Implications
for
Public
Health,
Public

Participation,
and
other
Principles
of
Environmental
Justice.”
Paper
presented
at
the

Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual
Meeting,
Boston,
Massachusetts,
April
2008.




“Lay
Science
in
the
Pesticide
Regulatory
Process:
Implications
for
Public
Health,
Public

Participation,
and
other
Principles
of
Environmental
Justice.”
Paper
presented
at
the
Rural

Sociology
Department
Seminar,
UW‐Madison,
March
2008.



“Immigration
in
Wisconsin.”
Invited
presentation
for
the
UW‐Madison
Short
Course.
February

2008.



“Hired
Labor
on
Wisconsin
Dairy
Farms.”
Invited
presentation
for
the
Wisconsin
Agriculture

Outlook
Forum,
organized
by
UW‐Madison
College
of
Agriculture
and
Life
Sciences.
Madison,

Wisconsin,
January
2008.



“Sociology
of
agriculture
and
immigrant
farmworker
politics:
On
researching
shortages,

vulnerability,
and
other
crises
of
farm
labor.”
Paper
presented
at
the
Rural
Sociological
Society

Annual
Meeting,
Santa
Clara,
California,
August
2007.




“Thoughts
on
interdisciplinary
dialogue
and
radical
geography.”
Presentation
at
the
Summer

Institute
on
the
Geographies
of
Justice,
a
workshop
sponsored
by
Antipode.
Athens,
Georgia,

May
2007.





“Apolitical
food
politics?
Turning
a
blind
eye
to
farm
labor
means
missing
the
mark
on
justice.”

Paper
presented
at
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual
Meeting
in
San
Francisco,

California,
April
2007.




“Agricultural
Pesticide
Drift
in
California:
Putting
the
Numbers
into
Social
Context.”
Invited

presentation
for
The
Pesticide
Stewardship
Alliance
annual
meeting
in
Reno,
Nevada,
February

2007.





“Constructing
‘Accidents’:
Pesticide
Drift,
Regulatory
Neglect,
and
Social
Invisibility
in

California
Agriculture”.
Invited
presentation
for
Santa
Clara
University
Environmental
Studies

Institute
Seminar
Series,
California,
October
2005.




“Accident
or
Injustice?
Deconstructing
discourse
on
science
and
scale
in
the
search
for
socially

just
resolutions
to
California’s
pesticide
drift
conflict”.
Paper
presented
at
the
Rural
Sociological

Society
Annual
Meeting
in
Tampa,
Florida,
August
2005.



                                                  5


“Constructing
‘Accidents’:
Pesticide
Drift,
Regulatory
Neglect,
and
Social
Invisibility
in

California
Agriculture”.
Paper
presented
at
the
Agriculture,
Food,
and
Human
Values
Annual

Meeting
in
Portland,
Oregon,
June
2005.



“Politics
of
Scale:
Environment,
Community,
and
Justice”.
Session
co‐organized
with
Dustin

Mulvaney
for
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual
Meeting
in
Denver,
Colorado,

April
2005.




“Multiple
Locals?:
Negotiating
Scalar
Discourse
in
California's
Pesticide
Drift
Debates”.
Paper

presented
at
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual
Meeting
in
Denver,
Colorado,

April
2005.


       


“Drifting
into
Action:
Pesticide
Drift
and
the
Exposure
of
Risk,
Power,
and
Knowledge
in

California
Agriculture”.
Paper
presented
at
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual

Meeting
in
New
Orleans,
Louisiana,
April
2003.



“Risk,
Power,
and
Profits:
Building
Coalitions
to
Deconstruct
the
Problem
of
Farm
Worker

Pesticide
Poisonings”.
Paper
presented
at
the
Institute
for
Labor
and
Employment
Graduate

Student
Research
Conference
in
Santa
Barbara,
California,
February
2003.

        

“Illuminating
the
Invisible:
Contemporary
Approaches
to
Defining
the
Fight
against
Pesticide

Pollution”.
Paper
presented
at
the
Association
of
American
Geographers
Annual
Meeting
in
Los

Angeles,
California,
April
2002.





TEACHING



University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison

Courses
Taught:
Environment,
Natural
Resources,
and
Society;
Sociology
of
Agriculture;

Introduction
to
Rural
Sociology;
Theories
of
Justice



University
of
California,
Santa
Cruz

Teaching
Assistant
for:
Ecology
and
Society;
Sustainable
Agriculture;
Political
Economy
and
the

Environment;
Integrated
Pest
Management;
Community
Studies
Field
Preparation;
Ecological

Forecasts
for
Global
Warming





ADVISING



Major
Professor
for
Graduate
Students:


       PhD
Student:
Julie
Keller
(Sociology;
co‐advising
with
Michael
Bell)

        Masters
Students:
Chris
Anderson
(Agroecology),
Kelly
Maynard
(Agroecology)



Service
on
Graduate
Student
Committees:





                                               6
       PhD
Students:
Sarah
Besky
(Anthropology),
Sarah
Lloyd
(Sociology),
Trish
O’Kane

              (Environmental
Studies),
Maria
Dahmus
(Environmental
Studies),
Erin
Madden

              (Sociology)

       

       Masters
Student:
Jennifer
Blazek
(Agroecology),
Martha
Rideout
(Agroecology),
Sarah

              Rueth
(Environmental
Studies),
Sue
Chamberlain
(Environmental
Studies)



Advising
for
Community
and
Environmental
Sociology
Department
Undergraduates:

       Primary
advisor
for:
Jessica
Cady‐Bartholemew,
Brianna
Glanzman,
Amanda
Grambsch,

               Siena
Lang,
Sam
Kanson‐Benavav
(honors
program),
Kenneth
Monroe

       Research
project
advisor
for:
Holly
Morton
(Hilldale
Undergraduate
Research
Fellow)





                                                                                              

DEPARTMENTAL
AND
PROFESSIONAL
SERVICE



Professional
Societies:

Association
of
American
Geographers
(member
since
2002)



Rural
Sociological
Society
(member
since
2005)


       Member,
Publications
Committee
(2007‐present)



Agriculture,
Food,
and
Human
Values
Society




University
of
Wisconsin

Search
Committee
Member,
CALS
(Associate
Dean/Associate
Director
of
the
Wisconsin

        Agricultural
Experiment
Station)
(2008)



Co‐Organizer,
SociETAS
seminar
(Society,
Environment,
Technology,
and
Agrofood
Studies)

        Seminar
(2007‐present)



Member,
Agroecology
Governance
Committee
(2007‐present)



Member,
Instruction
Committee,
Department
of
Community
and
Environmental
Sociology

        (2007‐present)



Member,
Scholarship
Committee,
Department
of
Community
and
Environmental
Sociology

        (2006‐2007)



University
of
California,
Santa
Cruz

Agrofood
Studies
Research
Group


        Member
(2000‐2006)

        Coordinator
(2003‐2005)



Political
Ecology
Working
Group


       Member
(2003‐2006)


       Coordinator
(2004‐2005)





                                             7
Environmental
Studies
Department
Seminar

        Member,
Steering
Committee
(2001‐2002)



Scholarly
Journal
Manuscript
Review

Political
Geography
Journal

Journal
of
Rural
Studies

Rural
Sociology

Antipode



Research
Proposal
Review

Hatch
Grants,
College
of
Agricultural
and
Life
Sciences,
University
of
Wisconsin‐Madison

National
Science
Foundation
Geography
and
Spatial
Sciences
Division





                                                                                                   

PUBLIC
SERVICE
       



2009
         Research
on
immigrant
dairy
workers
featured
in
Milwaukee
Journal­Sentinel

              (February
24)
and
Grow
Magazine
of
UW‐Madison’s
College
of
Agricultural
and

              Life
Sciences
(Summer)



2008‐present
 Board
member,
Wisconsin
Migrant
Coalition



2007‐2008
 Assessed
a
lay
air
monitoring
project
for
two
environmental
organizations
in

              California,
and
provided
a
final
assessment
in
English
and
Spanish
reports

              (“Drift
Catcher
Project
Assessment
for
CPR
and
PAN
Representatives”).



2007‐present
 Member,
Wisconsin
Immigration
Task
Force



2006‐present
 Provided
input
to
various
media
representatives
regarding
immigrant
farm

              workers
in
Wisconsin.



2006
         Testified
at
Department
of
Pesticide
Regulation
public
hearing
on
pesticide

              regulatory
enforcement
practices
in
Salinas,
California,
March
2006.



2002‐2006
 Member/Participant,
Safe
Air
for
Everyone
(SAFE)
Campaign,
Californians
for

              Pesticide
Reform




2003
         Interview
on
agricultural
pesticide
drift
on
regional
radio
and
television,
Santa

              Cruz
and
Monterey
Counties,
California,
May
2003.









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