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Hilary Boudet, Ph.D.

Hilary BoudetAssistant Professor
Sociology Department
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-3703
Phone: (541) 737-2641 (541) 737-2641
E-mail: Hilary.Boudet@oregonstate.edu





Full Vita


Courses Taught:

  • SOC 471/571 - Social Movements
  • SOC 499/599 - Energy and Society
  • SOC 519 - Applied Research Methods
  • PPOL 628 - Advanced Qualitative Methods

Areas of Interest:

  • Environmental and natural resource sociology
  • Social movements, contentious politics
  • Public participation in energy and environmental decision-making


  • Ph.D. - Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, Stanford University 2010
  • B.A. - Environmental Engineering and Political Science, Rice University 2004

Current Projects:

  • Girls Learning Environment and Energy (GLEE)
  • Community response to energy development
  • Public perceptions of extreme weather and climate change

Selected Publications:


McAdam, D. and H.S. Boudet (2012). Putting social movements in their place: Explaining  opposition to energy projects in the United States, 2000-2005. Cambridge University Press.

Journal Articles

Honors & Awards:

  • National Science Foundation, Sociology ($325,000), 2014-2016
  • Oregon Sea Grant ($10,000), 2014-2015
  • Chester Rapkin Award for best article published in Volume 30 of the Journal of  Planning Education and Research for “A Tale of Two Sitings: Contentious Politics in Liquefied Natural Gas Facility Siting” with Leonard Ortolano
  • National Science Foundation; Science, Technology & Society/Sociology ($199,235), 2008-2010
  • Stanford University Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Graduate Fellow, 2007-2008
  • David and Lucile Packard Foundation Stanford University Graduate Fellow, 2004-2007