Rob Chiles (rchiles)
Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology
agricultural and food ethics; environmental sociology; consumer culture; science, technology, and society; animals in society
Robert M. Chiles is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education and the Department of Food Science and a research associate in the Rock Ethics Institute. He received his PhD from the Department of Community & Environmental Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Broadly, his research and teaching interests involve examining how agricultural ethics and sustainability are interwoven with the everyday lives of ordinary people.