Emily Reisman


Emily Reisman.

Emily Reisman


Emily Reisman


Research Areas

Sustainable agriculture & food systems; political ecology; science & technology studies; more-than-human geography; hydrosocial systems

Contact Information

611 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2966



PhD, Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, 2020

MA, Environmental Studies, University of California Santa Cruz, 2017

BA, Environmental Studies & International Studies, Washington University in St Louis, 2009

Recent Publications

Reisman, Emily. “Superfood as spatial fix: the ascent of the almond.” Agriculture & Human Values 37, 337–351 (2020). https://doi-org.gate.lib.buffalo.edu/10.1007/s10460-019-09993-4

Reisman, Emily. “The Great Almond Debate: A Subtle Double Movement in California Water.” Geoforum 104 (August 2019): 137–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.04.021.

Kelley, Lisa C., Katherine R. Clifford, Emily Reisman, Devin Lea, Marissa Matsler, Alex Liebman, and Melanie Malone. “Charting a Critical Physical Geography Path in Graduate School: Sites of Student Agency.” In The Palgrave Handbook of Critical Physical Geography, edited by Rebecca Lave, Christine Biermann, and Stuart N. Lane, 537–57. Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71461-5_25.

Reisman, Emily. “Troubling Tradition, Community, and Self-Reliance: Reframing Expectations for Village Seed Banks.” World Development 98 (October 2017): 160–68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.04.024.