Matthew Hoffman

PhD in Development Sociology

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Position: Visiting Researcher

Telephone: +47 90 94 37 18

Matthew Hoffman is an American scholar of rural landscapes and livelihoods, based at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.  His work spans three substantive areas — agriculture and food systems; property rights and natural resource management; and community development —united by a theoretical interest in the tensions between market forces, public goods, small-scale ownership, and large-scale challenges.  Hoffman was a visiting researcher at the Centre in 2014, and from 2016 to 2017 as a Fulbright Scholar.  His collaboration with researchers at CRR is ongoing.  Hoffman received his PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University.

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