Human and Community Dynamics

Enhancing the economic and social well-being of people and the systems that sustain them

Our researchers are strengthening the development and resilience of communities and the individuals within them, especially as they are faced with social, economic, and environmental shocks and stresses. This research analyzes existing challenges and forecasts the impacts of future disruptions to provide sustainable strategies and policy recommendations that sustain food and energy systems, promote agritourism and entrepreneurship, and ensure community health.

Office for Research and Graduate Education


217 Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802-2600