Sara Cavallo

Research Interests

  • political ecology
  • Geographies of Agriculture and Food
  • Spatial Analysis & GIS
  • Nutrition and Health

Research Focus

Political Ecology


  • B.A. Colgate University, Economics & Geography, 2013
  • M.S. Penn State University, Geography, 2015

Courses Taught

  • GEOG 430 Web: Human Use of the Environment (FA17)
  • GEOG 160 Web: Mapping our Changing World (SU16)
  • GEOG 30 TA: Geographic Perspectives on Sustainability and Human-Environment Systems (FA15-SP16)
  • GEOG 160 TA: Mapping our Changing World (FA14-SP15)


Cavallo, Sara E. 2015. Forest Prairie Edge: Place History in Saskatchewan, by Merle Massie, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2014. 329 pp. $31.95 (paper). ISBN: 0‐88755‐763‐7. Rural Sociology, 80(4), 537-539.

Cavallo, Sara, Joann Lynch, & Peter Scull. 2014. The Digital Divide in Citizen-Initiated Government Contacts: A GIS Approach. Journal of Urban Technology, 21(4), 77-93.


Supporting Women in Geography (SWIG)

American Association of Geographers (AAG)

GeosyntheSES Lab