Aimee Imlay

Aimee Imlay


  • Sociology


  • Assistant Professor

(662) 325-2495


  • 385 Bowen Hall

Aimee Imlay is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Mississippi State University. She joined the faculty in August 2023 after receiving her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Aimee is a rural sociologist and poverty scholar who focuses on the political economy of rural poverty. Her research interests include rural poverty, class analysis, agriculture, food security, and the impact of policy on rural community well-being. Aimee is co-author of the book, Empty Fields, Empty Promises: A State-by-State Guide to Understanding and Transforming the Right to Farm (University of North Carolina Press, 2023).