Contact & Location


The Department of
Sociology & Anthropology

Physical Address:
Phinney Hall 101
PHONE: (208) 885-6751
FAX: (208) 885-2034
E-MAIL: socanth@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Department of
Sociology & Anthropology
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, ID 83844-1110

Ryanne Pilgeram

Ryanne Pilgeram

Office: Phinney 117
Phone: (208) 885-5010
Email: rpilgeram@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Sociology & Anthropology- University of Idaho
PO Box 441110
Moscow, Idaho 83843-1110

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Assistant Professor

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2010

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Gender, Race, and Class
    • Rural Sociology/Food Politics
  • Biography

    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.

  • Selected Publications
    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.
  • Awards and Honors
    University of Idaho SEED Grant, “Examining the Rolesof Women in Sustainable Agriculture”