Recent Academic Publications


Howard, Philip H. Concentration and Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat? Bloombury Academic.

Howard, Philip H. Decoding Diversity in the Food System: Wheat and Bread in North America. Agriculture and Human Values, 33(4), 953-960. (pre-publication version)

Jaffee, Daniel & Philip H. Howard. Who’s the Fairest of Them All? The Fractured Landscape of U.S. Fair Trade Certification. Agriculture and Human Values, 33(4), 813-826.

Herrnstadt, Zachary, Philip H. Howard, Chi-Ok Oh & Catherine A. Lindell. Consumer Preferences for “Natural” Agricultural Practices: Assessing Methods to Manage Bird Pests. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 31(6), 516-523.

Howard, Philip H. Review of Divided Spirits: Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production, by Sarah Bowen. Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies. 97(4), 271-272.


Howard, Philip H. Intellectual Property and Consolidation in the Seed Industry. Crop Science, 55(6), 2489-2495.

Oh, Chi-Ok, Zachary Herrnstadt & Philip H. Howard. Consumer Willingness to Pay for Bird Management in Fruit Crops. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 39(7), 782-797.


Getter, Kristin L., Bridget K. Behe, Philip H. Howard, David S. Conner & Lia M. Spaniolo. Increasing Demand for Pasture-Based Dairy: What Attributes and Images Do Consumers Want? Pp. 125-140 in Rethinking Organic Food and Farming in a Changing World (Bernard Freyer & James Bingen, eds.). New York: Springer.

Constance, Douglas H., Mary Hendrickson, Philip H. Howard & William D. Heffernan. Economic Concentration in the Agrifood System: Impacts on Rural Communities and Emerging Responses. Pp. 16-35 in Rural America in a Changing World: Problems and Prospects for the 2010s (Connor Bailey, Leif Jensen & Elizabeth Ransom, eds.). Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press.

Constance, Douglas H., Mary Hendrickson & Philip H. Howard. Agribusiness Concentration: Globalization, Market Power, and Resistance. Pp. 31-58 in The Global Food System: Issues and Solutions (William D. Schanbacher, ed.). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.

Howard, Philip H. Too Big to Ale? Globalization and Consolidation in the Beer Industry. Pp. 155-165 in The Geography of Beer: Regions, Environment, and Society (Mark W. Patterson & Nancy Hoalst Pullen, eds.). New York: Springer. [pre-publication PDF]

Getter, Kristen L., Bridget K. Behe, David S. Conner & Philip H. Howard. Pasture-Raised Milk: The Market for a Differentiated Product. Journal of Food Products Marketing, 20(2), 146-161.

Howard, Philip H. Transnational Corporations. Pp. 737-742 in Achieving Sustainability: Visions, Principles and Practices(Debra Rowe, ed.). Detroit: Macmillan.


James, Harvey S., Jr., Mary Hendrickson & Philip H. Howard. Networks, Power and Dependency in the Agrifood Industry. Pp. 99-126 in The Ethics and Economics of Agrifood Competition (Harvey S. James, Jr., ed.). New York: Springer. [pre-publication PDF]

Howard, Philip H. & Daniel Jaffee. Tensions Between Firm Size and Sustainability Goals: Fair Trade Coffee in the United States. Sustainability, 5(1), 72-89. [PDF]

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