Jefferson C. Boyer

Professor, Department of Anthropology

Jeff Boyer is Professor of Anthropology and founder of the Goodnight Family Sustainable Development Program at ASU. He writes on Honduran, Central American and Appalachian agrarian movements, rural development, and sustainability issues. He is currently working on a two volume series entitled Agrarian Honduras: Struggles for Another Modernity.  He is a board member of the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee. He was co-organizer of “citizens energy policy workshop: Appalachia and the Southeast” at Highlander in September, 2006, and accompanied the Appalachian coalfield delegation to the UN Commission on Sustainable Development meeting on energy and climate change in May, 2007. He also works with a North Carolina network linked with the Center for Integrating Research and Action at UNC-Chapel Hill working on re-localizing our food system.