Jed DeBruin

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  • PhD Student
  • Graduate Instructor
  • Geography
  • Geography
1422 Patterson Office Tower
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Education

M.A. Geography, West Virginia University (2019)

B.A. Geography, The Ohio State University (2017)

Biography

I am a PhD student and graduate instructor in the department. I grew up on a small farm in southeastern Ohio where I first fell in love with farming. Before moving to Lexington I lived in Morgantown, West Virginia where I was part of the Food Justice Lab as a graduate research assistant. The Food Justice Lab (learn more here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foHN0Vxqpz4) is an action research lab in the Department of Geography, and lab members work on issues of community food security, food & farm policy and mapping. Working as part of the Food Justice Lab deepened my interest in farming, race and Appalachia, and these interest areas carry over to my current work. 

Teaching

Graduate Instructor: 

   GEO 161 - 002 Global Inequalities (Spring 2021) 

   GEO 261 - 230 Global Dynamics of Health (Winter 2020-21) 

   GEO 261 - 201 Global Dynamics of Health (Fall 2020) 

Graduate Teaching Assistant: 

    GEO 261 Global Dynamics of Health (Spring 2020) 

    GEO 261 Global Dynamics of Health (Fall 2019)

Selected Publications: 
DeBruin, Jed, "Super-Localizing Food as Tourism Development™: Producing the 30 Mile Meal™ in Athens, Ohio" (2019). Graduate Theses, Dissertations, and Problem Reports. 3859. https://researchrepository.wvu.edu/etd/3859. 
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