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Elizabeth Ransom

Associate Professor of International Affairs & Senior Research Associate Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State

Trained as a sociologist, with a specialty in agriculture and food studies, globalization and development, social studies of science and technology, and gender. Ransom worked for a year as a AAAS fellow at the US Department of Agriculture in the Foreign Agricultural Service prior to becoming a professor. She is now an associate professor in the School of International Affairs and senior research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute at The Pennsylvania State University.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of International Affairs, Pennsylvania State University


  • 2003 
    Michigan State University, Sociology