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Allison Hayes-Conroy

Assistant Professor

Office: 329 Gladfelter Hall

Tel: 215 204 2961

Research and Teaching Interests

Food systems; sustainable nature-society relations (political ecology, environmental and food justice, ANT); social movements; globalization; urban/rural studies and land use policy; feminist geography and politics of the body; politics of affect, feelings and emotion; community development; spiritual ecology.




Ph.D. in Geography, Clark University, 2009 (Fields: Urban Geography, Sustainable Food Systems, Feminist Geography)


MA in Geography University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2005 (Fields, agricultural and cultural geography, cultural studies)       


BA, Summa cum Laude, in The Growth and Structure of Cities, Bryn Mawr College, 2003  (Concentration: environmental studies)     

Recent Publications



Hayes-Conroy, Allison and Hayes-Conroy, Jessica. (in press) Visceral Difference: Variations in Feeling Slow Food. Environment and Planning A.


Hayes-Conroy, Allison and Martin, Deborah G. (2010) Mobilizing Bodies: Visceral identification in the Slow Food Movement. Trans. Inst British Geography.


Hayes-Conroy, Allison. (2010) Feeling Slow Food: Visceral fieldwork and symmetrical research relations in the alternative food movement. Geoforum.


Hayes-Conroy, Jessica and Hayes-Conroy, Allison. (2010) Visceral Geographies. Geography Compass.


Hayes-Conroy, Allison and Hayes-Conroy, Jessica (2008) Taking Back Taste: Feminism, Food and Visceral Politics, Gender, Place and Culture. 




Hayes-Conroy, Allison. 2008. Reconnecting Lives to the Land: An agenda for critical dialogue Fairleigh Dickinson University Press / Associated University Presses, Cranbury, NJ.


Hayes-Conroy, Allison. 2005. South Jersey under the Stars: Essays on Culture, Agriculture, and Place. Fairleigh University Press / Associated University Presses, Cranbury, NJ.











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