Busch, Lawrence (Michael)

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BUSCH, Lawrence (Michael)

BUSCH, Lawrence (Michael). American, b. 1945. Genres: Sociology, Ethics. Career: U.S. Peace Corps, Washington, DC, volunteer in Labe, Guinea, 1965-66, and Lome, Togo, 1967-68; Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA), Washington, DC, supervisor of Community Action Council, Rose Hill, NC, 1968-70; University of Kentucky, Lexington, assistant professor, 1974-79, associate professor, 1979-84, professor of sociology, 1984-89; Michigan State University, East Lansing, professor of sociology, 1990-96, University Distinguished Professor, 1997-. University of Trondheim, visiting professor, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999. Guest on television and radio programs in the United States and Canada. Publications: (with W.B. Lacy) Science, Agriculture, and the Politics of Research, 1983; (with W.B. Lacy, L.R. Lacy, and J. Burkhardt) Plants, Power, and Profit, 1991; (with Lacy, Burkhardt, and others) Making Nature, Shaping Culture: Plant Biodiversity in Global Context, 1995; The Eclipse of Morality, 2000. EDITOR: (and contrib.) Science and Agricultural Development, 1981; (with W.B. Lacy, and contrib.) Food Security in the United States, 1984; (with Lacy) The Agricultural Scientific Enterprise: A System in Transition, 1986; (with W.H. Friedland, F.H. Buttel, and A. Rudy) Toward a New Political Economy of Agriculture, 1991; (with Friedland, A. Bonanno, and others) From Columbus to Conagra: The Globalization of Agriculture, 1994. Contributor to books and academic journals. Author of professional papers. Address: Department of Sociology, 316 Berkey Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; www.msu.edu/user/buschll/