Rebecca Schewe

Assistant Professor, Sociology

Peer Reviewed Books:

"Condos in the Woods: the growth of seasonal and retirement homes in Northern Wisconsin." R. Schewe, D.R. Field, D. Frosch, G. Clendenning and D. Jensen, Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press (2012).

Peer Reviewed Articles:

“Stewarding Dairy Herd Health and Antibiotic Use on U.S. Amish and Plain Mennonite Farms.” Schewe, R. and Brock, C. Journal of Rural Studies, (58) (2018), pp. 1-11.

“Who Works Here? Contingent labor, Nonfamily Labor, and Immigrant Labor on U.S. Dairy Farms." Schewe, R. and White, B.* Social Currents, 4(5) (2017), pp. 429-447.

Why Don’t They Just Change? Contract Farming, Informational Influence, and Barriers to Agricultural Climate Change Mitigation." Schewe, R. and Stuart, D., Rural Sociology , (2016). DOI: 10.1111/ruso.12122.

Constrained Choice and Climate Change Mitigation in US Agriculture: Structural Barriers to a Climate Change Ethic.” Stuart, D. and Schewe, R., Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, Vol. 29, No. 3 (2016), pp. 369-385.

Letting Go of ‘Conventionalisation’: Family Labour on New Zealand Organic Dairy Farms.” Schewe, R., Sociologia Ruralis, Vol.  55, No. 1 (2015), pp. 85-105.

Amenity Migration in the New Global Economy: Current Issues and Research Priorities.” Lekies, K., Matarrita-Cascante, D., Schewe, R., and Winkler R.,
Society and Natural Resources, Vol. 28, No. 10 (2015), pp. 1144-1151.

Diversity in Agricultural Technology Adoption: How are Automatic Milking Systems Used and to What End?" Schewe, R. and Stuart, D. Agriculture and Human Values, Vol. 32, No. 2 (2015), pp. 199-213.

Herd management and social variables associated with bulk tank somatic cell counts in dairy herds in the Eastern United States.” Schewe, R., Kayitsinga, J., Contreras, G.A., Odom, C.*, Coats, W.A.*, Durst, P., Hovingh, E.P., Martinez, R.O., Mobley, R., Moore, S. and Erskine, R.J., Journal of Dairy Science, Vol. 98, No. 11 (2015), pp. 7650-7665

Reducing nitrogen fertilizer application as a climate change mitigation strategy: Understanding farmer decision making and potential barriers to change in the US.” Stuart, D. Schewe, R. and McDermott, M.*,  Land Use Policy, Vol. 36, No. 1 (2014), pp. 210-218.