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Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 39
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Phone: 208-885-6264

Fax: 208-885-5759

Email: aers@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aers

Directions

University of Idaho Boise

Physical Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu

GAR Building
714 W State Street
Boise, ID 83702
mcclurecenter@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

Mailing Address:
1904 E. Chicago Street, Suite AB
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone: 208-459-6365

Fax: 208-454-7612

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/caldwell

Directions

Mailing Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-529-8376

Fax: 208-522-2954

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/idaho-falls

Directions

Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls

Lorie Higgins

Lorie Higgins

Extension Specialist, Professor

Office

Ag Science, Room 24

Phone

208-669-1480

Mailing Address

Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Ph.D., Washington State University, 2001
M.A., Washington State University, 1993
B.A., University of Montana, 1989

  • Community-based decision-making
    • Asset-based visioning and action planning
    • Situation assessment
    • Collaborative processes
    • Strategic planning
  • Qualitative and participatory research methods
  • Regional cultural industries initiatives
  • Community leadership development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Ripple effects mapping evaluation

  • Emery, Mary; Lorie Higgins; Scott Chazdon & Debra Hansen, 2015. Using Ripple Effect Mapping to Evaluate Program Impact: Choosing or Combining the Methods that Work Best for You, Journal of Extension, April 27 (expected publication date). 
  • Newman, Soren; Carroll, Matthew; Jakes, Pamela & Higgins, Lorie. 2014. Hurricanes and wildfires: Generic characteristics of community adaptive capacity, Environmental Hazards, 13(1): 21-37.
  • Newman, Soren; Carroll, Matthew; Jakes, Pamela; Williams, Daniel & Higgins, Lorie, 2014. Earth, wind, and fire: Wildfire risk perceptions in a hurricane-prone environment, Society and Natural Resources, 27(11), DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2014.918234.
  • Hansen, D., L. Flage, S. Chazdon, N. Paine, and L. Higgins, 2012. “Ripple Effect Mapping: A “Radiant” Way to Capture Program Impacts.” Journal of Extension, Volume 50 (5), Article # 5TOT6 (http://www.joe.org/joe/2012october/pdf/JOE_v50_5tt6.pdf).
  • Barbara Cosens, Fritz Fiedler, Jan Boll, Lorie Higgins, Gary Johnson, Brian Kennedy, Eva Strand, Patrick Wilson, and Maureen Laflin, 2011. “Interdisciplinary Methods In Water Resources.” Issues in Integrative Studies, No. 29, pp. 118 – 143.
  • Carroll, M., P. Jakes, and L. Higgins, 2011 “Non-Tribal Community Recovery from Wildfire Five Years Later: The Case of the Rodeo-Chediski Fire.” Society and Natural Resources 24 (7).
  • Cohen, K., L. Higgins, N. Sanyal, and C. Harris, 2009 “Community Coaching: Answering the Call For Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Development Initiatives.” Journal of the Community Development Society, 39(4).
  • Carroll, M.S., L.L. Higgins, P.J. Cohn, and J. Burchfield, 2006 “Community Wildfire Events as a Source of Conflict.” Rural Sociology, 71(2):261-280.
  • Carroll, M.S, P.J. Cohn, D.N. Seesholtz, and L.L. Higgins, 2005 “Fire as a Galvanizing and Fragmenting Influence on Communities: The Case of the Rodeo-Chediski Fire.” Society and Natural Resources, 18(4):301-320.
  • Jussaume Jr., R.A., and L.L. Higgins, 1998, “Attitudes Towards Food Safety and the Environment: A Comparison of Consumers in Japan and the U.S.” Rural Sociology, 63(3):394-411.
  • Higgins, L.L. and R.A. Jussaume Jr., 1998 “The Viability of Niche Marketing Within Global Commodity Chains: An Example from Beef.” International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food, 7:45-66.
  • Higgins, L. and L. Lutzenhiser, 1995 “Ceremonial Equity: Low-Income Energy Assistance and the Failure of Socio-Environmental Policy.” Social Problems, 42:468-492.

Contact

Department of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Rm 39
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2334
Moscow, ID 83844-2334

Phone: 208-885-6264

Fax: 208-885-5759

Email: aers@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/aers

Directions

University of Idaho Boise

Physical Address:
Idaho Water Center
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
boise@uidaho.edu

GAR Building
714 W State Street
Boise, ID 83702
mcclurecenter@uidaho.edu

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

Mailing Address:
1904 E. Chicago Street, Suite AB
Caldwell, ID 83605

Phone: 208-459-6365

Fax: 208-454-7612

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/caldwell

Directions

Mailing Address:
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 205
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-529-8376

Fax: 208-522-2954

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/idaho-falls

Directions

Mailing Address:
315 Falls Avenue East
Twin Falls ID 83301

Phone: 208-736-3600

Fax: 208-736-0843

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/twin-falls