Mary Hendrickson, PhD

Assistant Professor

Rural Sociology

Contact Information

Email HendricksonM@missouri.edu
Phone 573-882-7463
Address 200B Gentry Hall
Websites Google Scholar
Personal Site
Social Science Research Network
ResearchGate

Education

BS, Agribusiness/Agricultural Honors, University of Nebraska, 1989
MS, Rural Sociology, University of Missouri, 1994
PhD, Rural Sociology, University of Missouri, 1997

Specialties

Community food systems
Sustainable agriculture
Rural development
Competition/anti-trust in agriculture
Sociology of agriculture and food

Research

Dr. Hendrickson’s scholarship focuses on the social and economic organization of different types of food systems; the social, ecological and economic impacts of that organization; and options for changing how the food system is organized. She’s interested in the positive and negative implications of food system changes for farmers, rural communities, the overall environment and the health of our population.

Teaching

  • AFNR 2215: Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Agriculture
  • AFNR 3215: Community Food Systems
  • AFNR 3315: Advanced Practices in Sustainable Agriculture
  • RU_SOC 8444: Agriculture, Food and Community

Extension

  • Community Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

Engagement