Tag: research article

Wicked Science

nckawa , August 13th, 2021


Wicked problems defy easy resolution and are plaqued by disagreements over their fundamental nature and cause (Credit: image by Via Sannevanderbeek) A recent article I published with colleagues…


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Plants that Keep the Bad Vibes Away

nckawa , May 5th, 2020


A special issue on “Phyto-Communicability” will be coming out in the journal Ethnos at the end of this year. I contributed a research article to the issue that…


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Night Soil and the Metabolic Rift

nckawa , July 19th, 2019


Our latest article is out, which examines the history and cross-cultural management of human waste (or “night soil”) as an agricultural resource. The paper grew out of a…


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The Social Network of US Academic Anthropology and Its Inequalities

nckawa , December 28th, 2018


This project has taken several years to come together, but I’m happy to share that “The Social Network of US Academic Anthropology and Its Inequalities” was recently published…


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U.S. Academic Anthropology’s Hiring Network

nckawa , July 23rd, 2018


A paper I authored with several colleagues titled “The Social Network of U.S. Academic Anthropology and Its Inequalities” was recently accepted by American Anthropologist and will be publ…


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A Pretext for Plunder? Environmental Change and State-Led Redevelopment in the Peruvian Amazon

nckawa , April 10th, 2018


Gordon Ulmer, Sydney Silverstein, and I just published a short article (with lots of photos!) in the latest edition of Anthropology Today. It examines how projected environmental changes…


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