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Matthew Filteau

Adjunct Faculty

Contact Information:
Howley Hall 103


Ph.D. - Rural Sociology The Pennsylvania State University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Environmental Sociology, Masculinities, Rural Sociology, Social Theory, Methods

Awards and Honors:

Olaf Larson Graduate Sudent Paper Award - Rural Sociological Society
Dissertation Research Award - The Pennsylvania State University
Dr. Robert W. Spayne Research Award - University of Massachusetts Boston

Selected Publications:

Filteau, Matthew. (2015). Go Back to Texas, Gas Bastards! How a Newcomer Population of Itinerant Energy Workers Manage Dirty Work Stigma in the Marcellus Shale Region. Society & Natural Resources,,

Brasier, Kathryn ., Filteau, Matthew. (2015). Community Impacts of Shale-Based Energy Development: A Summary of Research in the Marcellus Shale. The Human and Environmental Costs of Fracking: How Fracturing Shale for Gas Affects Us and Our World, Eds. Madelon Finkel. Westview, CT: Praeger Press.,

Filteau, Matthew. (2014). "Who Are Those Guys? Constructing the Oilfield’s New Dominant Masculinity". Men and Masculinities,,

Brasier, Kathryn., McLaughlin, Diane ., Rhubart, Danielle ., Filteau, Matthew., Jacquet, Jeffrey ., Stedman, Richard ., Willits, Fern . (2013). Marcellus Shale Gas Development and New Boomtown Research: Views of New York and Pennsylvania Residents.. Environmental Practice, 14 (4), 382-393.

Filteau, Matthew. (2012). Deterring Defiance: ‘Don’t Give a Poacher a Reason to Poach. International Journal of Rural Criminology, 1 (2), 236-255.

Recent Presentations:

Filteau, Matthew., Rural Sociological Society Annual Meetings, New Orleans, LA, "Contemporary Energy Boomtowns: A Theory of How Transnational Business Masculinities Subordinate Local Masculinities in a Globalized World Gender Order". August, 2014.

Filteau, Matthew., Rural Sociological Society Meetings Annual Conference, RSS, New York, NY, "Who Are Those Guys? Constructing the Oilfield’s New Dominant Masculinity". August, 2013.

Filteau, Matthew., Natural Gas Extraction in the Marcellus Shale: Evaluating the Impacts, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, "Who are Those Guys? The Lives of Transient Marcellus Gas". March, 2012.

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