Rachel E. Schattman

Dr. Rachel Schattman

Dr. Rachel Schattman currently serves in two positions: she is a post-doctoral fellow with the USDA Northeast Climate Hub, and an Associate of the Vegetable and Berry Program with University of Vermont Extension. Her academic background is in agroecology, with a focus on on-farm water management, social science, and farm-based adaptive practices to climate change. She use a participatory action research (PAR) approach in her research and outreach, and has expertise in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research design and analysis. Her experience owning and managing a diversified vegetable farm informs her perspective and research focus. Dr. Schattman has a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College, M.S. in Natural Resources from the UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Ph.D. in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Vermont.

Post-doctoral Fellow, USDA Northeast Climate Hub
Affiliate, University of Vermont Extension
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont
University of Vermont RSENR, 208D Aiken Center, Carrigan Drive, Burlington, Vermont 05405
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Climate Change Adaptation
Vegetable Production