James Farmer, Ph.D.

Current Appointment & Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Adjunct Faculty Member in Geography, Anthropology, Human Biology, and the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo
  • Affiliated Faculty with Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis; Intergrated Program in the Environment; Center for the Analaysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes

Past Appointments

Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Associate Director of Center for Environmental Action
Earlham College
Richmond, IN 47374

Assistant Professor, Natural Resources and Recreation Management
College of Science
Marshall University
Huntington, WV 25755


  • B.S., Secondary Education Social Studies, Indiana University, 2000
  • M.S., Recreation, Indiana University, 2006
  • Ph.D., Leisure Behavior, Indiana University, 2009