Research and Expertise
Dr. Connell's interests and current research cover four areas; local food systems (community and economic benefits of farmers markets, strategic business planning, food hubs), agricultural land-use planning (the national study of farmland preservation policy, evaluation of local government agricultural planning); community (intentional communities, e.g. co-housing, eco-villages, and communal societies); and the social theory of Niklas Luhmann (community theory, planning theory).
- PhD NRES
- MA NRES Environmental Studies