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Faculty Profile

JOHN J GREEN

CENTER FOR POPULATION STUDIES
PROFESSOR OF SOCIOLOGY AND DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR POPULATION STUDIES
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537 LAMAR HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7295
Joined UM: 07/01/2011

Areas of Expertise

  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH
  • RURAL SOCIOLOGY
  • SOCIAL DEMOGRAPHY
  • SOCIOLOGY OF FOOD
  • SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE
  • STATISTICAL ANALYSES
  • WELFARE AND POVERTY

Brief Bio

John J. Green is Director of the Center for Population Studies and Professor of Sociology at the University of Mississippi, where he also serves as Director of the Minor in Society and Health and Affiliated Faculty with the School of Law. Before joining the UM faculty in 2011, he served in several capacities at Delta State University (2002-2011) in the Division of Social Sciences and History and the Center for Community and Economic Development. John's research and teaching interests include population studies to inform community development and population health, rural sociology, agrifood systems, socioeconomic inequality, sustainability, research methods, statistics, and the integration of quantitative research with community-based approaches. He has authored/co-authored published articles for peer-reviewed journals (e.g. Agroforestry Systems, Community Development, Journal of Primary Care and Community Health, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, Rural Society, Rural Sociology, Sociological Spectrum, Southern Rural Sociology/Journal of Rural Social Sciences), along with book chapters in several edited volumes (e.g. Community Development Reader, Introduction to Community Development, Sociology of Katrina, The Politics of Globalization, Cultivating Food Justice). John's professional achievements have been recognized through the Rural Sociological Society's Award for Excellence in Extension and Public Outreach and the Community Development Society's Ted K. Bradshaw Outstanding Research Award. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Community Development, a peer-reviewed journal of the Community Development Society, for five years. John's BA degree in Political Science and MS degree in Sociology are from Mississippi State University, and he obtained the PhD in Rural Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Degrees

BA
POLITICAL SCIENCE
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI (1997)
MA
SOCIOLOGY
MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY, STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI (1998)
PHD
SOCIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA, COLUMBIA, MO (2002)

Committee Memberships

University Standing Committee