Rachel Kulick

Rachel Kulick, PhD

Associate Professor

Sociology / Anthropology

Curriculum Vitae




Liberal Arts 392D


2010Brandeis UniversityPhD in Sociology
2003Harvard Graduate School of EducationMEd in Education
1993Union CollegeBS in Psychology


  • Sustainability
  • Media Studies
  • Research Methods
  • Social Constructions of Whiteness




Online and Continuing Education Courses

Introduction to various discipline-specific forms of writing through in-depth exploration of questions about the social and cultural world. Specific topics will vary, but all sections focus on the development of informational literacy, research, writing, and analytic skills relevant to sociological and anthropological inquiry. Required for SOA majors, may be taken before or concurrently with SOA 200. 


Research activities

  • Community-based resilience and innovation in response to climate change
  • Community-based approaches to food justice and building local food systems


Research interests

  • Climate Change
  • Food Systems
  • Social Movements
  • Participatory Action Research

Select publications

See curriculum vitae for more publications

  • Rachel Kulick (2019).
    More time in the kitchen, less time on the streets: the micropolitics of cultivating an ethic of care in alternative food networks
    Local Environment: An International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 24, 37-51.
  • Rachel Kulick (2014).
    What do you see that I cannot? Peer Facilitations of Difference and Conflict in the Collective Production of Independent Youth Media
    Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements, 6, 301-327.
  • Rachel Kulick (2014).
    Making Media for Themselves: Strategic Dilemmas of Prefigurative Work in Independent Media Outlets
    Social Movement Studies, 13

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