University of Tennessee- Knoxville
Dr. D’Onofrio has studied the negative impacts of large factory farms on rural communities in Wisconsin for the past nine years. She recently received her Ph.D. in political economy from the department of sociology at the University of Tennessee- Knoxville. Dr. D’Onofrio’s dissertation is a critical analysis of anaerobic digesters, a “techno-fix” that is currently gaining popularity as a way to reduce methane emissions for the dairy industry.
Country(ies) of SpecialtyUnited States New Zealand
Focus areas of expertiseGreenwashing Climate policy and politics Scientific assessments Agriculture
D’Onofrio, Sarah. “Only the intervenor cared”: Tracing the neoliberalization of environmental policy in Wisconsin’s Dairyland.” Journal of Rural Studies 94 (2022): 99-110.