Teaching and research interests: science and technology studies; history of science, technology, and the environment; food and agrarian studies; environmental studies; engineering ethics; environmental justice
Acquired Tastes: Stories about the Origins of Modern Food (MIT, 2021) [co-edited with Anna Zeide and Michael Kideckel]
Pure Adulteration: Cheating on Nature in the Age of Manufactured Food (Chicago, 2019)
Notes from the Ground: Science, Soil & Society in the American Countryside (Yale, 2009 [pb, 2011])
Technoscience and Environmental Justice: Expert Cultures in a Grassroots Movement (MIT, 2011) [co-edited with Gwen Ottinger]
Resetting the Table in the Lehigh Valley: A Study of Technology, Nature, and Local Food (The Students of EGRS/EVST 373, 2014)
Community engagement: Veggies in the Community (ViC) project; Karl Stirner Arts Trail work; and various regional sustainability projects.