College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Campus Locations: Moscow
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
With UI Since 2010
Ph.D, University of Oregon, 2010
Gender, Race, and Class
Rural Sociology/Food Politics
Ryanne Pilgeram is a Montana native who also lived in North Idaho for a period. She does qualitative research that focuses on how gender intersects with rural life. When she's not teaching and researching Ryanne enjoys spending time with family, especially with her two young sons.
Pilgeram, Ryanne. 2013. “The Political and Economic Consequences of DefiningSustainable Agriculture in the US.” SociologyCompass 7:2 123-134.
Pilgeram, Ryanne. 2012. “Social Sustainability andthe White, Nuclear Family: Constructions of
Gender, Race, and Class at aNorthwest Farmers’ Market." Race,Class & Gender 19:
Pilgeram, Ryanne. 2011. “‘TheOnly Thing That Isn’t Sustainable…is the Farmer’: Social
Sustainability and thePolitics of Class Among Pacific Northwest Sustainable Farmers,” Rural Sociology 76: 375–393.
Pilgeram, Ryanne. 2007. “‘Ass-kicking’women: doing and undoing gender in a U.S. livestock
auction.” Gender,Work and Organization 14:572-595.
University of Idaho SEED Grant, “Examining the Rolesof Women in Sustainable Agriculture”