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Micah is an enthusiastic teacher, researcher, and mentor passionate about working with students at the collegiate level. His dissertation research examined processes of bodily commodification as natural capital, with a particular focus on life science bioproduction and the industry’s increasing use of structurally disadvantaged human bodies as sources of commodifiable value.
His teaching and research meet at the intersection of environmental sociology, political economy, international development, and race-ethnicity. He has taught a broad range of courses, each designed to illuminate the multitude of ways in which systems of structural privilege, disadvantage, and oppression operate in students’ everyday lives.