Ph.D., Social Anthropology, Harvard University, 2000
M.A., Anthropology, McGill University, 1994
B.A., (First Class Honours) Anthropology, McGill University, 1990
Environmental anthropology, applied anthropology, political ecology of conservation, anthropology of science & technology, ethnography of environmental partnerships, post-national frameworks of environmental governance, Italy, Romania, European Union.
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Affiliated with UWM Global Studies Program, Conservation & Environmental Sciences Program, and Honors College
Anthro 102: Introduction to Anthropology: Culture & Society - Syllabus (pdf 7.8mb)
Anthro 104: Lifeways in Different Cultures: A Survey of World Society - Syllabus (pdf 535kb)
Global 201: Economics and Environment - Syllabus (pdf 616kb)
Anthro 355: Globalization, Culture and Environment - Syllabus (html)
Anthro 381: Extinctions (Honors Seminar) - Syllabus (html)
Anthro 441: Nature, Knowledge and Technoscience in Anthropological Perspective - Syllabus (html)
Anthro 540: Applications in Anthropology - Syllabus (pdf 626kb)
Global 571: Justice, Power and the Future of Global Insecurity - Syllabus (pdf 199kb)
Anthro 940: Modernity, Development and the Global Imagination in Critical Perspective - Syllabus (pdf 157kb)
Anthro 940: Emergent Landscapes of Power/Knowledge - Syllabus (html)
Anthro 940: Global Crises, Critical Theory and Engaged Anthropology - Syllabus (html)
(Forthcoming) Ethnography and the Cultural Politics of Environmentalism, in Anthropology and the Politics of Representation, Gabriela Vargas-Cetina (ed.). University of Alabama Press.
2012. Remodeling the Fortress of Conservation?: Living Landscapes and the New Technologies of Environmental Governance. Anthropological Forum 22(2): 165-85.
2012. The Changing Terrain of Environmentality: EIONET and the New Landscapes of Europe. Anthropological Quarterly 85(2):555-578.
2012. Environmental Anthropology invited entry (subject to peer review) for Oxford Bibliographies Online: Anthropology, John Jackson, ed. Oxford University Press.
2012. "Concepts of Nature" entry for The Encyclopedia of Global Studies, Mark Juergensmeyer and Helmut Anheier, eds. Sage Publishers.
2012. From Ecocide to Genetic Rescue: Can Technoscience Save the Wild? in Extinction Encounters: Dying Forms and the Ethics of Retrieval, Genese Sodikoff, ed., University of Indiana Press.
2011. Politicking the Farm: Transitions and Transformations in European Agriculture. Guest Editor, Special Issue of Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 20(1).
2010. Wild Sardinia: Indigeneity and the Global Dreamtimes of Environmentalism. Culture, Place and Nature Series, University of Washington Press. (Victor Turner Prize for Ethnographic Writing)
2008. Cloning the wild mouflon. Anthropology Today, 24(1): 9-14.