Matt Mariola

Matthew Mariola

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department/Affiliation: Environmental Studies, Sociology and Anthropology
Phone: 330-263-2642
Office Address: 303 Morgan


  • B.A., College of Wooster (Anthropology) 1998
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin- Madison (Environmental Studies) 2004
  • Ph.D., Ohio State University (Rural Sociology) 2009

Courses Taught

  • ENVS 110: Science, Society, and Environment
  • ENVS 205: Entrepreneurship and the Environment
  • ENVS 230: Innovations in Agroecology
  • Sociology of Agriculture
  • First Year Seminar: Questioning Progress

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • National Science Foundation GK-12 STEM Graduate Teaching Fellowship The Ohio State University, 2007-2009
  • University Fellowship The Ohio State University, 2005-2006
  • Doris Duke Conservation Fellowship


  • Miller, Melanie and Matthew J. Mariola. 2009. "The Discontinuance of Environmental Technologies in the Humid Tropics of Costa Rica: Results from a Qualitative Survey." Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education 16(1): 31-42.
  • Mariola, Matthew J. 2008. "The local industrial complex? Questioning the link between local foods and energy use." Agriculture & Human Values 25 (2): 193-196.
  • Miller, Melanie J., Matthew J. Mariola, and David O. Hansen. 2008. "EARTH to farmers: Extension and the adoption of environmental technologies in the humid tropics of Costa Rica." Ecological Engineering 34(4): 349-357.
  • Powell, J.M., D.B. Jackson-Smith, D.F. McCrory, H. Saam, and M. Mariola. 2007. "Nutrient Management Behavior on Wisconsin Dairy Farms." Agronomy Journal 99:211-219.
  • Powell, J.M., D.B. Jackson-Smith, D.F. McCrory, H. Saam, and M. Mariola. 2006. "Validation of Feed and Manure Management Data Collected on Wisconsin Dairy Farms." Journal of Dairy Science 89:2268-2278.
  • Mariola, Matthew J. 2005. "Losing Ground: Farmland Preservation, Economic Utilitarianism, and the Erosion of the Agrarian Ideal." Agriculture and Human Values 22(2):209-223.