Stefano B Longo PhD

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Associate Professor

  • Email: sblongo@ncsu.edu
  • Phone: 919-515-2491
  • Address:
    1911 Bldg 364, Box 8107
    NCSU Campus
    Raleigh, NC 27695

Biography

Stefano B. Longo is an environmental sociologist. His research examines the relationships between social and ecological systems, with an emphasis on marine ecosystems, political economy, and the globalization of food systems. Longo’s research has been published in a variety of journals including Social Problems, Social Forces, Rural Sociology, and The Sociological Quarterly, among others. He is author of The Tragedy of the Commodity published by Rutgers University Press, co-authored with Rebecca Clausen and Brett Clark. 


Teaching and Research Interests

Environmental Sociology; Political Economy; Human Ecology; Marine Sociology; Food Systems; Social Theory

Publications

Selected Publications:

Longo, Stefano B., Rebecca Clausen, and Brett Clark.  2015. The Tragedy of the Commodity: Oceans, Fisheries and Aquaculture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Longo, Stefano B. and Brett Clark. 2016. “An Ocean of Troubles: Advancing Marine Sociology.” Social Problems, 63(4), 463-479.

Longo, Stefano, B., Brett Clark, Thomas E. Shriver, and Rebecca Clausen. 2016. “Sustainability and Environmental Sociology: Putting the Economy in its Place and Moving Toward an Integrative Socio-Ecology.” Sustainability, 8(5), 437 doi:10.3390/su8050437.

Longo, Stefano B. and Joseph O. Baker. 2014. "Economy ‘Versus’ Environment: The Influence of Economic Ideology and Political Identity on Perceived Threat of Eco-catastrophe." The Sociological Quarterly 55(2): 341-365.

Longo, Stefano B., Brett Clark and Richard York “The Globalization of Ecologically Intensive Aquaculture (1984-2008).” 2013. Journal of Environmental Studies and Science 3(3): 297-305. 

Longo, Stefano B., and Brett Clark. 2012. “The Commodification of Bluefin Tuna: The Historical Transformation of the Mediterranean Fishery.” Journal of Agrarian Change, 12(2-3): 204-226.

Longo, Stefano B., and Rebecca Clausen. 2011. “The Tragedy of the Commodity: The Overexploitation of the Mediterranean Bluefin Tuna Fishery.” Organization and Environment, 24(3): 312-328.

Longo, Stefano B. and Richard York. 2008. “Agriculture Exports and the Environment: A Cross-National Analysis of Fertilizer and Pesticide Consumption.” Rural Sociology, 73(1): 82-104.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Sociology from University of Oregon