Sallie Marston

Professor

Director, Community and School Garden Program

My work is located at the intersection of socio-spatial theory and politics. I am particularly interested in how different sites shape the production of subjectivities. At the empirical level I focus on everyday spaces—neighborhoods, streets, the home, the studio and the lab, the garden—and the “doings” and “sayings” that constitute them. My most recent research examines how experiential learning in school gardens and their wider campus ecologies shapes the subjectivities of low-income children, particularly the ways collaboration and caring for human and non-human nature produces an ethical subject able to engage with a complex world of “others”