2018 - Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University
2018 Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder
Dissertation Committee: Chair – Jill Harrison, Liam Downey, Lori
Hunter, Emily Yeh (Geography), Mara Goldman (Geography)
2012 M.A. in Development Studies, The Graduate Institute of International and
Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
2006 B.A. in International Relations and Film Production, magna cum laude,
University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2016 U.S Student Fulbright to Burkina Faso
2016 University of Colorado Boulder Dean's Research Grant
Luna, Jessie K. and Brian Dowd-Uribe. 2020. "Knowledge politics and the Bt cotton success narrative in Burkina Faso." World Development. Download author pre-print.
Luna, Jessie K. 2020. "Peasant essentialism in GMO debates: Bt cotton in Burkina Faso." Journal of Agrarian Change. Download author pre-print.
Luna, Jessie K. 2020. "'Pesticides are our children now': cultural change and the technological treadmill in the Burkina Faso cotton sector." Agriculture and Human Values 37(2): 449-462. Download author pre-print.
Luna, Jessie K. 2018. “The chain of exploitation: intersectional inequalities, capital accumulation, and resistance in Burkina Faso’s cotton sector.” The Journal of Peasant Studies. Download author pre-print.
Luna, Jessie K. 2018. "'Getting out of the dirt': racialized modernity and environmental inequality in the cotton sector of Burkina Faso." Environmental Sociology 4(2), 221-234. Download author pre-print.
Hunter, Lori M., Jessie K. Luna, and Rachel M. Norton. 2015.
“The Environmental Dimensions of Migration.” Annual Review of Sociology: 41, 377-97.