Dr. Jeffrey Jacquet

Jeffrey Jacquet
Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology
320B Kottman Hall

Curriculum Vita

Additional links:

Energy Impacts Research Coordination Network
ResearchGate profile
Google Scholar profile



2012   Ph.D – Cornell University
2005   M.A. – University of Wyoming
2001   B.A. – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


I am a rural and natural resource sociologist with a focus on energy development, including social impacts from the development of renewables and fossil fuels. Other focus areas include rural community development, social impact assessment and the social-psychology of environmental change.


Environmental Social Science Specialization
Rural Sociology Specialization


Jacquet, J.B. Junod, A.N., Bugden, D., Wildermuth, G., Fergen, J.T., Jalbert, K., Rahm, B., Hagley, P. Brasier, K.J., Schafft, K., Glenna, L., Kelsey, T., Fershee, J. Kay, D. Stedman, R.C., and Ladlee, J. 2018. “A decade of Marcellus Shale: impacts to people, policy, and culture from 2008 to 2018 in the Greater Mid-Atlantic region of the United States” Extractive Industries and Society

Jacquet, J. B. and J. Fergen*. 2018. “The Vertical Patterns of Wind Energy: The effects of wind farm ownership on rural communities in the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States.” Journal of Rural and Community Development, 13(2),130-148. 

Junod, A., Jacquet, J., Fernando, F., Flage, L. 2018. “Life in the Goldilocks Zone: place disruption perceptions on the periphery of the Bakken Shale.” Society and Natural Resources. 31(2):200-217.

Jacquet, J.B., Guthrie, E., Jackson, H. 2017. Swept Out: Measuring Rurality and Migration Intentions on the Upper Great PlainsRural Sociology. 82(4)

Jacquet, J.B. 2015. “The Rise of ‘Private Participation’ in the Planning of Energy Projects in the Rural United States” Society and Natural Resources. 28(3):231-245
Fergen, J.T. and Jacquet J.B. 2015. “Beauty in Motion: Values, Attitudes, and Expectations of Wind Energy Development in the Rural U.S.”  Energy Research and Social Science 11:133-141

Jacquet, J. 2014. “Review of Risks to Communities from Shale Energy Development”. Environmental Science and Technology.  48(15):8321–8333



Jacquet, J.B. and T. Nichols. 2015. “Multidisciplinary Approaches to Energy in the Classroom” In the Trenches: The News Magazine for the National Association of Geoscience Teachers. July
Jacquet, J. 2014. The Battlement Mesa Health Impact Assessment A case study and oral history of process and lessons learned. Headwaters Economics, Bozeman, MT.
Jacquet, J. 2014. A Short History of Social Impact Assessment Headwaters Economics. Bozeman, MT.