Re: Environmental Anthropology

Brian Michael Howell (bmhowell@ARTSCI.WUSTL.EDU)
Wed, 1 Nov 1995 15:47:04 -0600

On Tue, 31 Oct 1995, Dan Antonioli wrote:

> The term "environmental" does seem to be a bit broad, but I took a que
> from a post here recently announcing an "environmental anthropology"
> position to replace Robert Netting (who recently passed).
> Overall, I see the potential for PhD work in "environmental" or
> "ecological" anthropology to combine my interests in anthropology,
> psychology, environmental studies and, more importantly, trying to
> realistically create a "sustainable future."
> Again, I'd be very interested in what departments across the country (and
> globe) are interested in this field (and philosophy). Also, I'd like to
> know how anthropologists feel about anthropology as a contribution to the
> environmental-sustainable movement.
> --Dan Antonioli

Glen and Pricilla Stone, both former students of Netting, are doing work
which crosses the ecology, archeology, cultural anthropology lines. They
are both teaching here - Washington University in St. Louis - right now.
also, you might look into the work of Olga Linares and Sara Berry
regarding sustainable agriculture, agricultural change and related topics.

--Brian Howell