What Wilderness?

I love reading, writing, teaching, and engaging in research about the environment, so much so that I spend a large part of my year, when I am not teaching, traveling to field sites that help me better understand the environment and our relation to it.  Particularly fascinating to me is the conflict that exists regarding […]

From a Survey of Anthropology to Actually Applying It

Anthropology courses offered at community colleges are apt to be of the survey variety. There tends to be a basic cultural anthropology course, an introduction to physical/biological anthropology or archaeology, and, if you are really lucky, a course in linguistics or something applied, like an archaeological field or lab methods course. Typically there are also […]