- Associate Professor, Environmental/Energy Justice
- On Sabbatical Fall 2023-Spring 2024
- PhD, Sociology and Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University
- MS, Rural Sociology, Iowa State University
- MFA, Creative Writing, University of Arizona
- BA, English and French, University of Iowa
Areas of Expertise
- Environmental & rural sociology
- Community-based and participatory research
- Social movements and social change
- Gender & ecofeminism
- Agrifood systems
- Carter, Angie. 2021. Tributaries: On Thinking Downstream. Compelling Ground: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of Iowa. Iowa State University Brunnier Art Museum.
- 2021. Policy innovation lab scholarship: past, present, and the future Introduction to the special issue on policy innovation labs. Policy Design and Practice
- Basche, A. and A. Carter. 2021. Training future agricultural professionals in landowner-tenant conservation decision-making. Natural Sciences Education 50(1) https://doi.org/10.1002/nse2.20035
- Burkett, E. and A. Carter. 2020. "It's Not about the Fish: Women's Experiences in a Gendered Recreation Landscape. Leisure Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Journal. DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2020.1780522
- Carter, A. 2020. Women’s farm organizations in the United States: Protecting and transforming agricultural power. Routledge Handbook of Gender and Agriculture, 275-286. http://doi.org/10.4324/9780429199752-25
- Carter, A. and A. Lazaro Lopez. 2019. "Rebranding the Farmer: Formula Story Revision and Masculine Symbolic Boundaries in US Agriculture." Feminist Formations 31:3: 25-50. DOI: 10.1353/ff.2019.0029
- Carter, A. and A. Kruzic. 2019. "'No Soil in Our Oil!": Shifting Narratives from Commodities to the Commons." in Social Movements Contesting Natural Development. John Devlin, Ed. New York: Routledge.
- Carter, A. 2019. "We Don't Equal Even Just One Man": Gender and Social Control in Conservation Adoption." Society & Natural Resources 32(8): 893-910. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2019.1584657
- Carter, A., B. Wells, and A. Kruzic. 2019. "Social Justice, Corporate Influence, and Development: Defending the Public Interest at a State University." Theory in Action 12(1): 54-85. DOI:10.3798/tia.1937-0237.1902
- Carter, A., C. Chennault, and A. Kruzic. 2018. "Public Action for Public Science: Re-Imagining the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture." Capitalism Nature Socialism 29(1): 69-88. DOI:10.1080/10455752.2017.1423364
- Carter, A. and A. Kruzic. 2017. "Centering the Commons, Creating Space for the Collective: Ecofeminist #NoDAPL Praxis in Iowa." Journal of Social Justice 7:2-22. ISSN: 2064-7100.
- Carter, A. 2017. "Placeholders and Changemakers: Women Farmland Owners Navigating Gendered Expectations." Rural Sociology 82(3): 499-523. DOI:10.1111/ruso.12131
- Carter, A. 2017. "Changes on the Land: Gender and Power of Social Networks." Pp. 76-93 in Land Justice: Re-Imagining Land, Food and the Commons in the United States. Eric Holt-Gimenez and Justine Williams, eds. Oakland: Food First.
- Carter, A., B. Wells, J. Soulis, and A. Hand. 2016. "Building Power Through Community: Women Creating and Theorizing Change." Pp. 225-239 in Women in Agriculture Worldwide: Key Issues and Practical Approaches. Amber J. Fletcher and Wendee Kubik, eds. New York: Routledge.
- Carter, A., C. M. Prado-Meza, J. Soulis, and D. Thompson Bello. 2014. "Students Creating Curriculum Change: Sustainable Agriculture and Social Justice." Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis 3(1):article 5. DOI:10.31274/jctp-180810-27.
- Carter, A. May 2021-May 2023. Building Momentum to Improve Farm to School Capacity, Small Farm Viability, and Healthy Local Food Access in UP Schools. Subcontract in partnership with Western UP Planning & Development Region and Taste the Local Difference with funding from Michigan Health Endowment Fund. $22,573.
- Carter, A. May 2021-July 2022. Western UP Community Food Survey. Portage Health Foundation. $36,510.
- Carter, A., M. Seguin, R. Pressley. Jan 2020-July 2022. Seeding Rural Development: Creating Resiliency Through Gardening. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. $19,147.
- Carter, A. Jan 2021-Dec 2023. Growing Food, Feeding Communities of Practice: Preliminary Analysis of Community Food Provider Networks in Western Upper Peninsula. Rural Sociological Society Early Career Award. $1,680.
- Carter, A. Jan 2022-Sept 2023. Western Upper Peninsula Communities Food Systems Assessment Phase 1. Portage Health Foundation Research Excellence Fund Seed Proposal. $21,111.
- Gofan, A., A. Wellstead, and A. Carter. October 2019-December 2024. Era of 'Labification': Solving Disruptive Social Problems through Policy and Social Innovation Labs. Binational Science Foundation. $168,194.
- Gierke, J., A. Mayer, L. Bowman, A. Carter, F. Liu. May 2019-2023. Collaborative Research: Coupling participatory and hydrological research for adapting to extreme hydrometeorological events in agricultural communities in El Salvador. National Science Foundation IRES Track III: Collaborative Research. $881,974.
- Basche, A. and A. Carter. 2019-2022. "Partnering in Conservation: Engaging Women Farmland Owners and their Tenants in Collaborative Conservation Planning." North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Partnership Grant. United States Department of Agriculture. $40,000.
- Co-editing Race & Racism in Rural America edited volume with Keiko Tanaka, Mark Harvey, and Kenneth Robinson, preparing to submit to the Rural Sociological Society's Rural Studies Series fall 2021
- Collaboration with the Western UP Food Systems Collaborative studying community food systems & food justice
- Ongoing analysis of Western UP food systems knowledge and food exchange networks to inform programmatic interventions and policy recommendations, including farm to school integration and western UP community food survey
- Current community-based research project creating and studying use of therapy and culinary gardens among at-risk populations at the Barbara Gundlach Women's Shelter in Calumet, MI and Horizons Alternative High School in Mohawk, MI
- Collaborations with Women, Food and Agriculture Network studying women farmland owners and conservation adoption
- On-going River Stories: Views from a Watershed photovoice project with women landowners & farmers in Iowa's most polluted watersheds
- Grassroots movements to protect the commons, including research studying Dakota Access Pipeline resistance and advocacy for clean water in Iowa
- SS 2700 Introduction to Sociology
- SS 3110 Food Systems & Sustainability
- SS 3805 Environmental Justice
- SS 4211 Ethnographic Methods
- SS 4700 Communities and Research
- SS 5720 Social Thought and Contemporary Issues