Margiana Petersen-Rockney
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management
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Margiana studies the social and ecological dimensions of rural livelihoods, public institutions, and inequity as a graduate student at UC Berkeley.



Polson, M., Butsic, V., Dillis, C., de Genova, H., Grantham, T., Herrera, L.R., Hossack, J., Laudati, A., Martin, J.V., Parker-Shames, P., Petersen-Rockney, M., Sorgen, J., Starrs, G.

This report presents multiple pathways for consideration by state and local governments, in their efforts to improve cannabis cultivation policy.


Polson, M., Petersen-Rockney, M.

California Agriculture

Siskiyou County, and many other counties in California, chose not to recognize cannabis cultivation as agriculture. This ethnographic study reveals the effects on parity in farmer rights and access to resources.