Anika M Rice

Position title: PhD Student


Pronoun(s): she | her | hers
Advisors: Matt Turner and Lisa Naughton



MS, Geography, University of Wisconsin Madison 2021
           Thesis: “Pandemic-Era Agroecology in Guatemala: Economic solidarity and smallholder resilience to economic shock
BA, Geography, University of California Berkeley, 2014


Feminist political ecology, agroecology, migration, feminist pedagogy, seed saving, participatory action research methodology, Latin America


  • Rice, Anika M. and Zachary A. Goldberg. 2021. “’Harvesting a Participatory Movement’: Initial participatory action research with the Jewish Farmer Network.” Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development, 11(1), 115-136.
  • Rice, Anika M. and Zachary A. Goldberg. “How Jewish Farmers are Divesting from White Supremacy,” Edge Effects, July 1, 2021.
  • Rice, A. “We Don’t Own Nature: Coffee Producers and Diversification,” Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, April 2018, 16-21.
  • Rice, A. “Women in Coffee Lead the Way: Agroecology in times of crisis,” Tea & Coffee Trade Journal, October 2017, 28-33.
  • Rice, A. “Urban farm acts as a tool for growth,” The Berkeley Californian, Op-Ed. Jan 23, 2014.
  • Rice, A. Made in the Shade: Bird Friendly Coffee, Map in Food: An Atlas, Guerilla Cartography, 2013, 34-35.


  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, 2020-2025
  • 4W (Women & Wellbeing in Wisconsin & the World) Engagement Grant for Emerging Scholars, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2020-2021
  • Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) Fieldwork Mini-Grant, University of Wisconsin Madison, 2020
  • Conference of Latin American Geographers (CLAG) Summer Fieldwork Grant, 2020
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Helen Firstbrook Franklin Scholarship, 2019-2020
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Institute for Regional and International Studies Summer Fieldwork Research Award, 2019-2020
  • National Geographic Early Career Grantee, “Women in Coffee”, 2016