Cheryl E. Morse

Assistant Professor
Geography Department
University of Vermont
203 Old Mill, Burlington VT 05405

short cv
survey logo emerging research on why Vermonters stay, leave, or return to Vermont

 Vermont Roots Technical Report
give a scrap"Communicating Universal Recycling to Vermonters: A Public Information Campaign to Facilitate Household Food Waste Diversion Under Act 148"

A service learning social messaging project conducted by Food Systems graduate students enrolled in FS 350
Watch the presentation, listen to the jingle!
Meet Scrappy the Food Diversion Mascot!
Other Service Learning Projects with Students: "
"A Living Museum" A Geographic Analysis of UVM's Jericho Research Forest
  Vermont Field Studies course, GEOG 192
"Working the Landscape: Vermont's Fields, Forests and Trails" on-line exhibit, masters' students project, Food Systems 350
Active Research

Vermont Roots Migration Project

Vermont Farmlands Project

Geography Education in American Universities

Working Landscapes

Performing a New England Landscape

Youth Geographies

Recent Publications:

Performing a New England Landscape: Viewing, Engaging, Belonging, Journal of Rural Studies


World Regional Geography GEOG 50

Geography of Vermont GEOG 61

ISEE: Place, Landscape and Environment in VT GEOG 61

Vermont Field Studies: Working Landscapes GEOG 192  (service learning)

Rural Geography GEOG 174

Nature and People in Rural Environments GEOG 245

Food Systems Graduate Application Seminar FS 350 (service learning)


AAG Rural Geography Specialty Group Board Member

AAG Nestval Vermont Representative

UVM Food Systems Masters Steering Committee

UVM Food Systems Masters Thesis and Project Committee

UVM Geography Honors Committee

Vermont Chapter, US Lacrosse
Board of Directors

Former Director, Center for Research on Vermont 

Former Co-Coordinator, Vermont Geographic Alliance


Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Royal Geographical Society

Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society

AAG Rural Geography Specialty Group

AAG Agriculture and Food Specialty Group

Center for Research on Vermont