Haedicke, Michael



Michael A. Haedicke is an associate professor of sociology at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Trained as a sociologist of culture and organizations, his scholarship examines how environmental activism and campaigns for social justice impact food regulation and spur entrepreneurship in the food industry.  Besides Organizing Organic , featured on Rorotoko, he is the author of a number of articles on religious food certifications, natural foods co-ops, and the practice of food democracy. In 2015, he launched a research project on environmental governance on the front lines of climate change, with a focus on the politics of coastal management in southeastern Louisiana.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Organizing Organic: Conflict and Compromise in an Emerging Market
(Our Cover Feature of November 08, 2016)