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Naomi T Krogman, PhD, MSc, BA

Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies & Professor

Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences

Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology

About Me

Positions 1997 to Present

July 1, 2016 to present
Associate Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Alberta.

July 1, 2012 to present
Professor, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology
(formerly Department of Rural Economy), University of Alberta.

July 1, 2012 to December  31, 2016.
Director of Sustainability Scholarship and Education, Office of the Provost, University of Alberta

July 1, 2012 to June 30 2013,
Provost’s Fellow on Quality of Graduate Student and Post-Doctoral Student Supervision

July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2012,
Associate Professor, Department of Rural Economy, University of Alberta.

March 1997 to June 30, 2002,
Assistant Professor, Department of Rural Economy, University of Alberta.

1994 to 1996
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Sociology, University of
Southern Louisiana.

Research, Teaching, and Mentorship Awards

2011, 2007, 2004, 2001, 1999
Teaching Wall of Fame, Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics, University of Alberta.
2000 National Agricultural Colleges and Teaching Universities Award. Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics, University of Alberta.

2011-2012 Killam Award for Excellence in Mentoring, University of Alberta.
This award is given annually to one member of the academic staff at the University of Alberta in recognition of outstanding performance in the area of mentoring summer research students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting research scholars. Mentoring may be related to, but is perceived as differing from, classroom teaching and administrative service and may be distinct and separable from the usual measures of research productivity.

2007 McCalla (Research) Award, July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008
1997 Outstanding Scientific Publication of the Louisiana Wildlife Association. “Processes of Wetland Loss in India.” Journal of Environmental Conservation.
2011 Editorial award from the Community and Hospital Infection Control Association of Canada for “Barriers and Bridges to Infection Prevention and Control: Results from a Netherlands Surgical Unit.” British Medical Journal Open. 2(2): Open Access:



Key topics of current interest: sustainability sciences and education, sustainable consumption, environmental policy implementation, institutional changes to resource management, wetland policy, integrated resource management, sustainable agriculture, gender,  graduate student supervision.

Refereed Articles in past 5 years

*Nelson, Paul, Mary Beckie, and Naomi Krogman. In Press. 2017. “The “Locavore” Chef in Alberta: A Situated Social Practice Analysis. Food, Culture and Society.

*Krogman, Naomi and Emily Huddart Kennedy. 2016. “The Potential of Emotional Energy and Mindfulness to Expand Sustainable Consumption Practices.” Tvergastein Interdisciplinary Journal of the Environment.  7(8):74-84.

*Hudson, Suraya, Naomi Krogman, and Mary Beckie. 2016. “Social Practices of Knowledge Mobilization for Sustainable Food Production: Nutrition Gardening and Fish Farming in the Kolli Hills of India.” International Journal of Food Security. DOI: 10.1007/s12571-016-0580-z. P. 1-11.

*Cynthia Amati, Brenda Parlee and Naomi Krogman. 2015. “Mapping Neo-Liberal Opportunity in Yellowknife and Whitehorse.” Northern Review. 41: 181-206.

Paul Johnson, Naomi Krogman, Lindsay Johnson, and Colleen Cassady St. Clair. 2015. “Dead Ducks and Dirty Oil: Media Representations and Environmental Solutions.” Society and Natural Resources. 28(4):345-359.

Rooney, Rebecca, Lee Foote, Naomi Krogman, John Pattison, Matthew Wilson and Suzanne Bayley. 2015. “Replacing natural wetlands with stormwater management facilities: biophysical and perceived social values.” Water Research. 73:17-28.

*Backman, C., P. Marck., N. Krogman, G. Taylor, A. Sales. 2014. “Barriers and Bridges to Infection Prevention and Control on a Surgical Unit at a Netherlands Hospital and a Canadian Hospital: A Comparative Case Study Analysis.” Canadian Journal of Infection Control. Fall:145-158.

*Clare, S., N. Krogman, K. Caine. 2014. “The “balance discourse”: A case study of power and wetland management.” Geoforum. 49:40-49.

*Huddart-Kennedy, H. Krahn and N. Krogman. 2014. “Egregious Emitters: Disproportionality in Household Carbon Footprints.” Environment and Behavior. 46(5):535-5.

*Huddart-Kennedy, E., N. Krogman and H. Krahn. 2013. “Sustainable Consumption and the Importance of Neighborhood: A Central-Urban/Suburban Comparison.” Canadian Journal of Sociology. 38(3):359-383.

*Emily Huddart Kennedy, Harvey Krahn & Naomi T. Krogman. 2013. “Are we counting what counts? A closer look at environmental concern, pro-environmental behaviour, and carbon footprint.” Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 20(2):220-236.
*Huddart-Kennedy, N. Krogman and H. Krahn. 2013. “Downshifting: an exploration of motivations, environmental behaviours, and well-being.” Sociological Forum. 28(4): 764-783.

*Clare, S., N. Krogman. 2013. “Bureaucratic slippage and Environmental Offset Policies: The Case of Wetland Management in Alberta.” Society and Natural Resources. 26(6): 672-687.

Krogman, N., C. Trentelmen, J. Brehm, and C. Flint. 2013. “Learning from the Pros: The role of IASNR and SNR in our Careers.” Society and Natural Resources. 26(20:176-183.

Books or book chapters in last 5 years

Huddart-Kennedy, Emily, Maurie Cohen, and Naomi Krogman (Eds). 2016. Putting Sustainability into Practice: Applications and Advances in Research in Sustainable Consumption. Edward Elgar Press. 253 pps.

*Krogman, Naomi, E. H. Kennedy, and M. Cohen. 2016. Pp. 231- 238 “Forging Further into Putting Sustainability into Practice” in Putting Sustainability into Practice: Applications and Advances in Research in Sustainable Consumption. Eds. Huddart-Kennedy, E., M. Cohen and N. Krogman (Eds). Edward Elgar Press.

Flint, C. and N. Krogman. 2014. “Contemporary Water Issues in Rural America.” Pps 190-207 in Rural American in a Globalizing World: Problems and Prospects for the 2010s. Eds. Bailey, C. L. Jensen, E. Ransom. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press.

*Kennedy, E.H., H. Krahn, and N.T. Krogman. 2013. Taking social practice theory on the road: A mixed methods case study of sustainable transportation. In, Ecological Macroeconomics, Social Practices, and the New Economics: Toward a Synthesis. Brown, H., Cohen, M., and P. Vergragt [Eds]. Chapter 12, Pp.252-276. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.

*Allen, Trena and Naomi Krogman. 2013. “Unheard Voices: Aboriginal Content in Professional Forestry Curriculum.” In, Aboriginal People and Forest Lands in Canada. Tindall, D.B, R.L Trosper, & P. Perreault. Chapter 16, Pps. 247-263. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.


Winter 2017

Advances in Environmental Sociology, Wednesday nights, Business 1-5, 6-850 pm.

Courses Taught
Field Course in Africa on Conservation and Overlapping Land Uses (2010 in Tanzania, 2009 in Botswana, 400 level in ENCS program)
Plate, Planet and Society (2009, 100 level)
Sociology of Environment and Development (2004, 2005, 2010, 2015, 300 level)
Special Topics Graduate Seminar with Dr. Dave Schindler, Killam Memorial Professor of Ecology (500 level) E.g. topics covered: “Climate Change, Social Change: A Marriage to Honour”, “Ecological and
Social Impacts of Oil and Gas Development”, “Fresh Water Issues in the West,”
“What’s Going on in the North: Social and Environmental Impacts of Resource Development.”, “Riding the Resource Rich Wave in Alberta – Ecological and Social Impacts.” (2003, 2006- 2008, 2009, 2010)
Social Factors of Forest Management (2000, 400 level)
Public Participation and Forest Management (1999, 2000, 2004, Forestry module students, 400 level)
Environmental Sociology (1998, -current, 400 and 500 level)
Gender and Development (1997-2005, 300 level)
Natural Resource Sociology (1998, 2000-2004, 2007-2011, 500 level)
Principles of Rural Sociology (1998, 300 level)
Population Problems (1996, 300 level)
Social Problems (1993-1995, 200 level) Introductory Sociology (1993-1996, 100 level) Marriage and the
Family (1993-1996, 300 level) Juvenile Delinquency (1990, 200 level)