James Farmer

Associate Professor

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  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009
  • M.S., Indiana University, 2006
  • B.S., Indiana University, 2000


Dr. James Farmer is a sustainable behavior and decision-making researcher with interest in community food systems and natural resources sustainability. He focuses on individuals’ choice-making that lead to sustainable resource usage, such as landowner decisions to place conservation easements on private lands and farmers’ adoption of organic management practices. Farmer co-directs the IU Campus Farm and convenes the Human Dimensions Lab. His interdisciplinary and applied approaches have him collaborating with scholars from biology to anthropology and professionals such as farmers and food advocates.

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