Curriculum Vitae

Douglas W. Hume, Ph.D.

Professor of Anthropology
Director, Center for Applied Anthropology
Sociology, Anthropology & Philosophy Department
Northern Kentucky University

Web Site: http://dwhume.com
Web Card: http://nku.edu/~humed1
Email: humed1@nku.edu

Education

  1. Ph.D. University of Connecticut, Anthropology. Dissertation: Agriculture in Madagascar: Conservation and Cultural Meanings of Rice. Committee: James Boster (Chair), Roy D’Andrade, Robert Dewar, and Richard Sosis (2005).
  2. M.A. California State University, Fullerton, Anthropology. Thesis: Towards a Synthesis of Ethnoscience and Symbolic Anthropology: An Ethnography of Surgical Culture. Committee: Susan Parman (Chair), Jacob Pandian, and Lorie Sheeran (1999).
  3. B.A. California State University, Fullerton, Anthropology (1994).
  4. A.A. Orange Coast College, General Education (1992).

Teaching and Research Interests

Applied cultural (cognitive/environmental) anthropology; anthropological methods and theory; agriculture, conservation, and ritual; behavior and folk knowledge; technology and pedagogy; Belize, Internet, Madagascar, and the United States.

Teaching/Administrative Positions

  1. Professor of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University (2021-date).
  2. Director of the Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University (2009-date).
  3. Chair, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University (2017-2021).
  4. Associate Professor of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University (2013-2021).
  5. Graduate Faculty Scholar, Northern Illinois University (2017-19).
  6. Assistant Chair, Department Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University (2017).
  7. Coordinator of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University (2012-16).
  8. Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University (2007-13).
  9. Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Southern Connecticut State University (2007).
  10. Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Quinebaug Valley Community College (2006).
  11. Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut (2006-07).
  12. Instructor (Graduate Assistant), University of Connecticut (2001-05).
  13. Graduate Assistant – Integration of Audio/Video for Teaching Anthropology, University of Connecticut (2001).
  14. Anthropology Computer Lab Technician/Webmaster, University of Connecticut (2000-03).
  15. Teaching Assistant (Graduate Assistant), University of Connecticut (1999-01).

Honors, Awards, and Recognition

  1. Senior Survey Recognition, NKU (2007, 2009, 2011-15 [x5] & 2018-22 [x5]).
  2. Nominated, Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award, NKU (2022).
  3. Outstanding Academic Advisor Nomination, Academic Advising Resource Center, NKU (2020 & 2021).
  4. Master Advisor Re-certification, NKU (2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 & 2020).
  5. Phi Beta Delta – Zeta Phi Chapter, Honor Society for International Scholars, NKU (2014).
  6. Outstanding Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Resource Center, NKU (2011).
  7. Engaging Hearts and Minds, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU (2011).
  8. Nominated, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, NKU (2010 & 2011).
  9. Master Advisor, NKU (2009).
  10. Sixth Annual Rappaport Panel, Anthropology and Environment Section, American Anthropological Association (2004).
  11. Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Connecticut (2002).
  12. Professional Achievement Award, Anthropology Department, California State University Fullerton (1999).
  13. Special Project Award, Anthropology Department, California State University, Fullerton (1995).
  14. Organizational Excellence Award, Anthropology Department, California State University, Fullerton (1994 & 1995).
  15. Lambda Alpha, Eta Chapter, Honors, Anthropology Department, California State University, Fullerton (1994).
  16. Distinguished Service Award, Anthropology Department, California State University, Fullerton (1994).

Grants and Fellowships

  1. Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant, NKU (2013, 2014, 2015 [x2], 2016 [x2], 2017 [x2], 2018 [x2], 2019 [x2], 2020, 2021 & 2022).
  2. Center for Integrative Natural Sciences and Mathematics, NKU, “Biological and Cultural Contributors to Kidney Disease in Sri Lankan Farmworkers,” with Dave Thompson and Kristi Haik (2015).
  3. College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Investment Proposal, NKU, “Biological and Cultural Contributors to Kidney Disease in Sri Lankan Farmworkers,” with Dave Thompson and Kristi Haik (2015).
  4. Undergraduate Research Council Award for Student Research & Creative Activity Abroad, NKU, with Kaitlyn Ragland and Stefen Kienzle (2015).
  5. Faculty International Travel Award, NKU (2011 & 2016).
  6. Faculty Project Grant, NKU (2011).
  7. Arts & Sciences Tenure-track Grant, NKU (2010 & 2011).
  8. University-community Partnership Mini-Grant, NKU (2009 & 2010 [x2]).
  9. Faculty Summer Fellowship, NKU (2008).
  10. Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, University of Connecticut (2004).
  11. Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation, BCS-0349981, James Boster PI, (2004).
  12. Extraordinary Expense Award, Graduate School, University of Connecticut (2004).
  13. Summer Research Fellowship, Anthropology Department, University of Connecticut (2001).
  14. Travel Grant, University of Connecticut (2000 & 2002).
  15. Summer Research Grant, Anthropology Department, University of Connecticut (2000 & 2001).
  16. Publication Grant, Departmental Associations Council, California State University, Fullerton (1994).

Publications and Reports

  1. Hume, Douglas W., Lydia Alvarez, Julia Arzu, Abigail Burbank, Christian Cansino, Miranda Kaplan, Musseit M’Bareck, Jordan Myers, Madalyn Roberts, Edward Stephens, and Christy Valdez. 2021. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (Summer 2019).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. . Cite - Download
  2. Neely, Sharlotte, and Douglas W. Hume, eds. 2020. Native Nations: The Survival of Indigenous Peoples. 3rd ed. Vernon: JCharlton Publishing Ltd. Cite - More Information
  3. Hume, Douglas W. 2020. “Teaching Cultural Survival.” In Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples, edited by Sharlotte Neely and Douglas W. Hume, 3rd ed., 290–96. Vernon: JCharlton Publishing Ltd. Cite - Download
  4. Hume, Douglas W. 2020. “Yanomami of Venezuela.” In Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples, edited by Sharlotte Neely and Douglas W. Hume, 3rd ed., 269–89. Vernon: JCharlton Publishing Ltd. Cite - Download
  5. Hume, Douglas W. 2020. “Transmission of Swidden Farming Ritual Knowledge among Households in Eastern Madagascar.” Journal of Cultural Cognitive Science 4 (1): 45–57. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41809-019-00041-5. Cite - Download
  6. Hume, Douglas W. 2020. “Society for Anthropological Sciences Virtual Spring Meeting.” Anthropology News, November. https://doi.org/10.14506/AN.1548. Cite - Download
  7. Hume, Douglas W., Karin Floyd-Glutz, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, Fantasia Mejia, Laura Oprisch, Andrea Shiverdecker, and Adriane Pontecorvo. 2019. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2018 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10244.24964. Cite - Download
  8. Murrell, Laura Bronte, and Douglas W. Hume. 2018. “A Comparison of Farmers’ Perceived Impacts on the Environment in Belize and Kentucky.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 8 (1): 19–33. Cite - Download
  9. Hume, Douglas W., Kourtney Zigelmier, Allison Cate, Anna Cloud, Tessa Forwalt, Emily Fox, Laura Bronte Murrell, Samir Pich, Cailey Radcliffe, Emily Stephen, Samuel Velasquez, and Sage Boyers. 2018. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2016 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18632.85760. Cite - Download
  10. Hume, Douglas W. 2018. “The Value of Comparison. Peter van Der Veer. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2016. 208 Pp.” American Ethnologist 45 (2): 298–99. https://doi.org/10.1111/amet.12653. Cite - Download
  11. Hume, Douglas W. 2017. “The Yanomami of Venezuela.” In Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples, edited by Sharlotte Neely, 2nd ed., 217–36. Vernon: JCharlton Publishing Ltd. Cite - Download
  12. Hume, Douglas W. 2017. “Pedagogies of Evidence, Accident, and Discovery: Teaching and Learning Ethnographic Methodology, Theory, and Serendipity, Part I.” Teaching Anthropology Blog, General Division of the American Anthropological Association (blog). March 7, 2017. https://gad.americananthro.org/teachinganthropology/2017/03/pedagogies-of-evidence-accident-and-discovery-teaching-and-learning-ethnographic-methodology-theory-and-serendipity-part-i/. Cite - Download
  13. Hume, Douglas W., Karen Ely, Laura Bronte Murrell, Liza Vance, and Kourtney Zigelmier, eds. 2017. “Anthropological Perspectives (Journal of the Northern Kentucky University Gamma Chapter of the Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honors Society)” 1. Cite - Download
  14. 6. Hume, Douglas W., Clara Maxine Bone, Hannah Grace Howard, Charlee Hutchinson, Stefan Kienzle, Marguerite Kinne, Samantha Louise Krieger, Katie Nicole Ragland, Cassidy Ann Reeves, Linette Sabid, and Rachel Lee Tidwell. 2016. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2015 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21988.30087. Cite - Download
  15. Hume, Douglas W. 2016. “Darkness in Academia: Cultural Models of How Anthropologists and Journalists Write About Controversy.” World Cultures EJournal 21 (1). https://escholarship.org/uc/item/75j9q56x. Cite - Download
  16. Hume, Douglas W., Colin Bindas, Stephanie Feltner, Gabriella Locke, Ian Takaoka, Nicholas Thaxton, Jade Michel Underland, and Gina Yoon. 2015. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2014 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24504.88320. Cite - Download
  17. Zach, Stephanie, and Douglas W. Hume. 2014. “Changing Mortuary Rites: An Ethnohistory of 19th Century and Contemporary Religion in Northern Belize.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 4 (2): 149–61. Cite - Download
  18. Hume, Douglas W., Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Sofia Javed, Gabrielle Locke, Lydia Schuldt, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. 2014. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2013 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21149.44001. Cite - Download
  19. Hume, Douglas W. 2014. “Weed Mitigation Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners.” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26182.60489. Cite - Download
  20. Hume, Douglas W. 2013. “What Is Recreation? Community Opinions in Highland Heights, Kentucky.” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17374.56643. Cite - Download
  21. Hume, Douglas W. 2013. “Anthropology: Tribal Warfare.” Nature 494 (7437): 310. https://doi.org/10.1038/494310a. Cite - Download
  22. Hume, Douglas W. 2012. “Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27440.89606. Cite - Download
  23. Hume, Douglas W. 2012. “Madagascar.” In Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, edited by S. George Philander, 2nd ed., 2:875–76. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Cite - Download
  24. Hume, Douglas W. 2012. “Malagasy Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge.” Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 2 (1): 37–54. Cite - Download
  25. Hume, Douglas W. 2011. “Book Review: Environmental Social Sciences, Methods and Research Design, Edited by Ismail Vaccaro, Eric Alden Smith, and Shankar Aswani.” Journal of Anthropology Research 67 (4): 608–9. https://doi.org/10.1086/jar.67.4.41303375. Cite - Download
  26. Washburn, Michael, and Douglas W. Hume. 2010. “Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky: A Service-Learning Project.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32474.06082. Cite - Download
  27. Hume, Douglas W., Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Timothy Carpenter, Emila Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. 2010. “Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California: A Service-Learning Project.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14857.98400. Cite - Download
  28. Hume, Douglas W. 2009. “Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area Final Report.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.29957.47841. Cite - Download
  29. Hume, Douglas W. 2009. “Vary Gasy: Meanings of Rice and Implications for Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar.” Etudes Océan Indien, Plantes et Sociétés dans L’Océan Indien Occidental, 42/43: 243–56. https://doi.org/10.4000/oceanindien.812. Cite - Download
  30. Hume, Douglas W. 2009. “Belief Systems and Stakeholders in Madagascar’s Swidden Farming.” Current Conservation 2 (4): 14. Cite - Download
  31. Hume, Douglas W. 2008. “Geographic Overviews, Africa (East): Madagascar and Surrounding Islands.” In Encyclopedia of Archaeology, edited by Deborah M. Pearsall, 1:17–19. New York: Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-012373962-9.00175-8. Cite - Download
  32. Hume, Douglas W. 2008. “Madagascar.” In Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, edited by S. George Philander, 1st ed., 2:611–12. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Cite - Download
  33. Hume, Douglas W. 2008. “Political Ecology Society (PESO) Panel on Plants and People in Madagascar.” Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 19 (3): 57–58. Cite - Download
  34. Hume, Douglas W, and Sharlotte Neely. 2007. “Public and Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.” Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 18 (4): 34–37. Cite - Download
  35. Hume, Douglas W. 2007. “Prisoner’s Dilemma.” In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, edited by Paul Robbins, 4:1427–29. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Cite - Download
  36. Hume, Douglas W. 2007. “Mode of Production.” In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, edited by Paul Robbins, 3:1154–55. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Cite - Download
  37. Hume, Douglas W. 2007. “Game Theory.” In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, edited by Paul Robbins, 2:721–22. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. Cite - Download
  38. Hume, Douglas W. 2006. “Swidden Agriculture and Conservation in Eastern Madagascar: Stakeholder Perspectives and Cultural Belief Systems.” Conservation and Society 4 (2): 287–303. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26396662. Cite - Download
  39. Hume, Douglas W. 2006. “Tanim-Bary Rituals Among the Betsimisaraka in Andasibe.” Taloha: Revue Scientifique Internationale Des Civilisations 16–17. Cite - Download
    • Hume, Douglas W. 2006. “Rituels Des Tanim-Bary Chez Les Betsimisaraka D’Andasibe.” Translated by L. Modeste Rakotondrasoa. Taloha: Revue Scientifique Internationale Des Civilisations 16–17. Cite - Download
  40. Hume, Douglas W. 2005. “Agriculture in Madagascar: Conservation and Cultural Meanings of Rice.” PhD diss., University of Connecticut. Cite - Download
  41. Hume, Douglas W. 1999. “Towards a Synthesis of Ethnoscience and Symbolic Anthropology: An Ethnography of Surgical Culture.” MA thesis, California State University, Fullerton. Cite - Download
  42. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1995. “Um Hapi Qaa’õniwti (You Really Have Become Corn): The Hopi Concept of Self.” Anthropological Perspectives 3: 15–20. Cite - Download
  43. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1994. “Inversion Method: Groundstone Analysis of CA-ORA-35, The Los Pinos Site.” Sacramento: California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18528.00002. Cite - Download
  44. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1994. “Projectile Points.” In Glimpses of Prehistoric America, edited by Constance Cameron, 18–19. Fullerton: Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton. Cite - Download
  45. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1994. “Picking a Case: An Ethnography of a Surgical Nurse.” Anthropological Perspectives 2: 42–46. Cite - Download
  46. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1993. “Projectile Point Analysis: CA-ORA-35, The Los Pinos Site.” Sacramento: California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.15172.55686. Cite - Download
  47. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. 1993. “Beringia: Controversies Arise.” Anthropological Perspectives 1: 35–51. Cite - Download

Presentations

  1. Accepted Skoggard,Ian, Stephen Chrisomalis, Toni Copeland, Francois Dengah, William Dressler, Douglas Hume, Murray Leaf, Stephen Lyon, Caitlyn Placek, Kathryn Oths, and Susan C. Weller. “Ethnographic Field and Data Analysis Methods: One-on-One Mentoring.” Mentoring event at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 9-13, 2022.
  2. Accepted Hume, Douglas W. “Expert Knowledge Networks: Intracultural Variation of Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Belize.” Poster at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, November 9-13, 2022.
  3. Hume, Douglas W., Rebbecca Eder, and Joshua Stephenson. “COVID's Impact on Sugar Cane Farming Community Development: Reporting on the 2021 Ethnographic Field School in Belize.” Roundtable at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, April 23, 2022.
  4. Simonton, Michael J. (Organizer), Douglas Hume, and Denise Knisely. “Studying Abroad: Student Success Through Cultural Immersion.” Roundtable at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, April 23, 2022.
  5. Skoggard, Ian (Co-organizer), Nicole Henderson (Co-organizer), Stephen Chrisomalis, Toni Copeland, H.J. Francois Dengah, William W. Dressler, John Gatewood, Kevin M. Kelly, Douglas W. Hume, John W. G. Lowe, Stephen M. Lyon, Kathryn S. Oths, Jean J. Schensul, Stephen L. Schensul, and Susan C. Weller. From Nuts to Bolts: Ethnographic Research and Methods Roundtable. Mentoring event at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 26, 2022.
  6. Hume, Douglas W., Rebbecca Eder, Chantal Kifunga, and Joshua Stephenson. “Sugar Cane Farming Community Development During COVID: Findings of the 2021 Ethnographic Field School in Belize.” Roundtable at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 25, 2022.
  7. Hume, Douglas W. “Ethnographic Fieldwork as Service-learning: Student Reflections from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize.”Enduring Legacies of Ethnographic Field Schools, Parts 1 and 2. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Baltimore, MD, November 19, 2021.
  8. Hume, Douglas W. (Co-organizer), Sarah Carson (Co-organizer), H.J. Francois Dengah, William W. Dressler, Susan C. Weller, Murray J. Leaf, Stephen Chrisomalis, Stephen M. Lyon, Kathryn S. Oths, Jean J. Schensul, Stephen Schensul, and Ian Skoggard. “Ethnographic Field and Data Analysis Methods: One-on-one Mentoring.” Mentoring event at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Baltimore, MD, November 20, 2021.
  9. H. J. Francois Dengah (Co-organizer), Sarah Carson (Co-organizer), Douglas W. Hume, William W. Dressler, Susan C. Weller, Murray J. Leaf, Stephen Chrisomalis, Stephen M. Lyon, Kathryn S. Oths, Jean J. Schensul, Stephen Schensul, and Ian Skoggard. “Ethnographic Field and Data Analysis Methods: One-on-one Mentoring.” Mentoring event at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Online Meeting, March 27, 2021.
  10. Brondo, Kari (Co-organizer), Tim Wallace (Co-organizer), Douglas W. Hume, and Katherine Lambert-Pennington. “Field Schools in Uncertain Times: Assessing Risk for Host Communities, Students, and Faculty.” Roundtable at the Society for Applied Anthropology Online Meeting, March 23, 2021.
  11. Hume, Douglas W. “Themes of Academic and Personal Growth: An Analysis of Student’s Service-learning Reflections from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize.” Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Online Meeting, March 23, 2021.
  12. Hume, Douglas W., Julia Arzu, Jordan Myers, and Jack Stephens. “Sugar Cane Farming Community Development: Findings of the 2019 Ethnographic Field School in Belize.” Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Spring Online Meeting, March 21, 2020.
  13. Hume, Douglas W. (Co-organizer), Sarah Carson (Co-organizer), Stephen Chrisomalis, François Dengah, William W. Dressler, Murray Leaf, Stephen Lyon, Kathryn Oths, Jean Schensul, Steve Schensul, and Susan Weller. “Ethnographic Field and Data Analysis Methods: One-on-one Mentoring.” Mentoring event at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 23, 2019.
  14. Chrisomalis, Stephen (Organizer), William W. Dressler, Jana Fortier, Douglas W. Hume, Rosalyn Negron, Rick Stepp, Max Stein, and Susan C. Weller. “Transforming the Curriculum: Toward a Contemporary Cognitive Anthropology.” Roundtable at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 22, 2019.
  15. Brown, Bonita, and Douglas W. Hume. “A Field Guide to Strategic Planning with Your Community: ConnectED Story.” Paper presented at CONNECTED19: The Student Success Collaborative Summit, Washington, DC, November 7, 2019.
  16. Hume, Douglas W., Autumn Gilbert, and Fantasia Mejia. “Research from the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development.” Roundtable at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Campbellsville University, KY, April 6, 2019.
  17. Hume, Douglas W., Karin Floyd-Glutz, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, Fantasia Mejia, Laura Oprisch, Adriane Pontecorvo, and Andrea Shiverdecker. “Community Development and Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge: Findings of the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize, Parts I & II.” Roundtable at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 22, 2019.
  18. Hume, Douglas W. “Expert Knowledge Networks: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, November 16, 2018.
  19. Hume, Douglas W. “Social Networks, Resiliency, and Development: Expert Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the NKU Spotlight on Scholarship, Northern Kentucky University, KY, October 25, 2018.
  20. Hume, Douglas W. “Expert Knowledge among Sugar Cane Farmers in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Thomas More Thomas More College, KY, April 14, 2018.
  21. Hume, Douglas W. “What is an Expert? Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Spring Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 6, 2018.
  22. Hume, Douglas W., Sage Boyers, Anna Cloud, Allison Cate, Emily Fox, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, Cailey Radcliffe, Emily Stephen, Samuel Velasquez, and Kourtney Zigelmier. “Perceptions of Child Labor among Sugar Cane Farmers in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 2018.
  23. Hume, Douglas W. “Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize: A Report on the Progress of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize.” Paper presented at the Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy Department Speaker Series, Northern Kentucky University, KY, January 29, 2018.
  24. Hume, Douglas W. “Roy D’Andrade’s Influence on Cultural Model Research: One Anthropologist’s Story.” Invited paper presented at the American at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, November 29, 2017.
  25. Hume, Douglas W. “Cognitive Anthropology and Cultural Models: Papers in Memory of Roy Goodwin D’Andrade.” Organized invited session sponsored by the Society for Anthropological Sciences at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 29, 2017.
  26. Hume, Douglas W, Anna Cloud, Allison Cate, Emily Fox, Kristi Haik, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, Cailey Radcliffe, Emily Stephen, David Thompson, Samuel Velasquez, and Kourtney Zigelmier. “Sugar Cane Farming Folk Knowledge: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Orange Walk District Belize, June 2016.” Roundtable at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, KY, April 22, 2017.
  27. Hume, Douglas W., and Emily Fox. “Cultural Models of Nature among Farmers in Belize and Northern Kentucky: Preliminary Research Findings.” Presentation at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Sante Fe, NM, March 31, 2017.
  28. Hume, Douglas W., Wesley Allen-Arave, Stephen Chrisomalis, and Stephen M. Lyon. “Pedagogies of Evidence, Accident, and Discovery: Teaching and Learning Ethnographic Methodology, Theory, and Serendipity.” Organized executive session roundtable at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 17, 2016.
  29. Hume, Douglas W. “Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2015.” Paper presented at the Belize Archaeology Anthropology Symposium, San Ignacio Town, Belize, June 28, 2016.
  30. Hume, Douglas W., Hannah Howard, Stefan Kienzle, and Marguerite Kinne. “Schemas of Sugar Cane Farming Folk Knowledge: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2015.” Roundtable at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Jefferson Community and Technical College, KY, April 23, 2016.
  31. Hume, Douglas W. “Towards a Cultural Model of Goals among Members of a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, April 2, 2016.
  32. Hume, Douglas W. “Definitions and Boundaries of Community: Data Collection and Analyses of a Squishy Concept.” Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, March 31, 2016.
  33. Hume, Douglas W. “What is ‘Hope’?: Cultural Models of Hope within a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, November 20, 2015.
  34. Hume, Douglas W. “Searching for ‘Community’: Collecting Data on Something People Cannot Define.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 14, 2015.
  35. Kienzle, Stefan, and Douglas W. Hume. “Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize: Attribute Analyses of Qualitative Ethnographic Interview Data.” Poster presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, November 13-4, 2015.
  36. Hume, Douglas W. “Darkness in El Dorado: Implications for Anthropological Ethics – Indigenous Rights and Accusations of Academic Misconduct.” Paper presented at Human Subjects Research in Contentious Contexts, International Working Group, Office for Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Online, August 12, 2015.
  37. Hume, Douglas W., Colin Bindas, Nicholas Thaxton, Jade Michel Underland, and Gina Yoon. “Narratives and Cultural Models of Sugar Cane Farming Folk Knowledge: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2014.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 4Annual Meeting, Centre College, KY, April 18, 2015.
  38. Hume, Douglas W. “Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: Applying Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses to Perceptions and Experiences.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 26, 2015.
  39. Hume, Douglas W. “Evaluating Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: An Application of Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses in Discovering Cultural Models.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 6, 2014.
  40. Hume, Douglas W. “Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at Northern Kentucky University.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 16, 2014.
  41. Hume, Douglas W., and D. Kent Johnson. “The FEED Initiative: A Faculty/Student Inquiry to Address the ‘Wicked Problem’ of Retention to Graduation.” Paper presented at the Association for General and Liberal Studies Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 26, 2014.
  42. Hume, Douglas W., Gisèle Loriot-Raymer, and Jennifer Webster. “‘What is Student Success?” Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond.” Paper presented at the Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat Conference, Northern Kentucky University METS Center, KY, August 11, 2014.
  43. Hume, Douglas W., Jessica Boggs, Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Gabrielle Locke, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. “Cultural Sketches of Peasant Sugar Cane Farmers: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2013.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Centre College, KY, April 5, 2014.
  44. Hume, Douglas W. “What is Student Success? Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, March 20, 2014.
  45. Hume, Douglas W. “Cognitive Anthropology: Current and Future Engagements.” Organized invited session sponsored by the Society for Anthropological Sciences at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 21, 2013.
  46. Hume, Douglas W. “Cultural Models of Invasive Plants: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among the Farmland Owners of Northern Kentucky.” Invited paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, November 21, 2013.
  47. Hume, Douglas W. “Cultural Models of Student Success: Alumni, Faculty, and Students.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Morehead State University, KY, November 9, 2013.
  48. Hume, Douglas W. “Folk Knowledge of Invasive Plants in Northern Kentucky.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Bellarmine University, KY, April 6, 2013.
  49. Hume, Douglas W. “Controlling Invasive Plants on Public and Private Lands: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmers.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 20, 2013.
  50. Hume, Douglas W. “Teaching Ethnographic Methods: Anthropology’s Successes and Failures.” Organized invited roundtable at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL, February 22, 2013.
  51. Hume, Douglas W. “Unanswered Questions in Anthropological Science.” Organized invited session sponsored by the Society for Anthropological Sciences at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2012.
  52. Hume, Douglas W. “What are Cultural Models?” Invited paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 17, 2012.
  53. Hume, Douglas W. “Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Five Community-based Research Projects.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Engagement Conference, Western Kentucky University, KY, November 9, 2012.
  54. Hume, Douglas W. “Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, KY, October 20, 2012.
  55. Hume, Douglas W. “Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Four Community Projects.” Paper presented at the Community Development Society Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, July 21-25, 2012.
  56. Hume, Douglas W. “Kinship, Knowledge Transmission, and Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 31, 2012.
  57. Hume, Douglas W. “The Influence of Kinship on Swidden Farming Ritual Knowledge in Eastern Madagascar.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, Montreal, QC, November 18, 2011.
  58. Hume, Douglas W. “The Transmission of Ritual Knowledge Among Kin Groups in Eastern Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Murray State University, KY, November 5, 2011.
  59. Hume, Douglas W. “The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, October 22, 2011.
  60. Hume, Douglas W. “The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Conference on Converging Trends in Teaching & Learning, Northern Kentucky University METS Center, KY, May 23, 2011.
  61. Hume, Douglas W. “Mitigating the Risks of Climate Change: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 30, 2011.
  62. Hume, Douglas W. “The Yanomami Controversy, a Decade Later: Reflections on Teaching, Research, Professional Ethics and Institutional Policy.” Invited Round Table participant co-sponsored by the American Ethnological Society and Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20, 2010.
  63. Hume, Douglas W. “Circulation, Exchange, and Redistribution of Resources, People, and Power: Relationship to Risk and Security.” Invited session discussant co-sponsored by the Evolutionary Anthropology Society and Society for Anthropological Sciences at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 19, 2010.
  64. Hume, Douglas W. “Minimizing Risk by Sharing Resources: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, KY, November 13, 2010.
  65. Hume, Douglas W. “The Hybrid Classroom: Combining Traditional and Online Pedagogy to Increase Student Learning Outcomes.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Convergence Conference, Erlanger, KY, November 5, 2010.
  66. Hume, Douglas W. “Conservation and Ethnoecology in Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Purdue University Anthropology Colloquium Series, West Lafayette, IN, October 29, 2010.
  67. Hume, Douglas W., Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Emela Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. “Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California: A Service-Learning Project.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Columbia, KY, October 2, 2010.
  68. Hume, Douglas W. “A Service Learning Project: Impacts of Natural Disasters on Farmers in San Luis Obispo, California.” Paper presented at the Greater Cincinnati Global Youth Service Summit, Duke Energy Convention Center, KY, April 17, 2010.
  69. Hume, Douglas W. “Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Community Projects.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Mérida, México, March 24, 2010.
  70. Hume, Douglas W. “Cultural Models of Farming, Rice and Nature: Guiding Policy using Cognitive Anthropology in Eastern Madagascar and Northern Kentucky.” Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 2009.
  71. Hume, Douglas W. “Cultural Models of Nature and Conservation in Northern Kentucky.” Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 14, 2009.
  72. Hume, Douglas W., Lindsey Barley, Timothy Carpenter, and Laura Burford. “Oral History and Conservation Attitudes at Hawthorne Crossing, Kentucky.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Murray State University, KY. November 7, 2009.
  73. Hume, Douglas W. “Plant Discourses: Cultural Implications of Plants on Development in Madagascar.” Organized session at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, March 20, 2009.
  74. Hume, Douglas W. “Vary Gasy: Meanings of Rice and Implications for Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 20, 2009.
  75. Hume, Douglas W. “Cultural Consensus and the Transmission of Knowledge.” Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, February 20, 2009.
  76. Hume, Douglas W. “‘My father said it was so’: The Transmission of Ecological Knowledge in Rural and Urban Kentucky.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 21, 2008.
  77. Hume, Douglas W. “Farmer’s Categories of ‘Wet’ and ‘Dry’: Implications for Agricultural Development in Madagascar.” Presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, March 28, 2008.
  78. Hume, Douglas W. “Medicinal Plants as Conservation Capital in Andasibe, Madagascar.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 29, 2007.
  79. Hume, Douglas W. “Malagasy Healers as Conservationists.” Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, September 22, 2007.
  80. Hume, Douglas W. “Rice Preferences in Madagascar: Obstacles in the Sustainable Development of Agriculture.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL, March 30, 2007.
  81. Hume, Douglas W. “Obstacles in the Agricultural Development of Eastern Madagascar: Variation in Cultural Models of Rice Types by Scientists, Consumers and Farmers.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, November 18, 2006.
  82. Hume, Douglas W. “Agriculture in Madagascar: Comparison of the Rituals of Swidden and Irrigated Farming.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, April 1, 2006.
  83. Hume, Douglas W. “Swidden and Irrigated Farming Rituals in Andasibe, Madagascar.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 2, 2005.
  84. Hume, Douglas W. “Malagasy Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge.” Poster presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, April 9, 2005.
  85. Hume, Douglas W. “Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge.” Paper presented in the Roy Rappaport Prize Panel sponsored by the Anthropology and Environment Society at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 20 (Atlanta, December 18), 2004.
  86. Hume, Douglas W. “Agricultural Change in Eastern Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, April 3, 2004.
  87. Hume, Douglas W. “Swidden Farming in Madagascar: Cultural Models versus Actual Behavior.” Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, November 20, 2003.
  88. Hume, Douglas W. “Discounting, Human Effects and Place: Relationships Between Cultural Models of the Environment.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 22, 2002.
  89. Hume, Douglas W. “Conservation and Cultural Models in Madagascar.” Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 9, 2002.
  90. Hume, Douglas W. “Community as ‘Place’: The Tragedy of the Commons, Cooperation and Community-Based Conservation in Madagascar.” Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 28, 2001.
  91. Hume, Douglas W. “Birder Identity and Environmental Conservation: Is Knowledge Enough?” Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 19, 2000.
  92. Hume, Douglas W. “North American Culture Areas: Uses and Limitations of Population Patterning.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, December 5, 1998.
  93. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. “Projectile Points and Groundstone Artifacts from CA-ORA-35: A Preliminary Analysis.” Paper presented at the Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Loyola Marymount University, CA, May 4, 1996.
  94. Orr [Hume], Douglas W., Leroy Joesink-Mandeville, and Constance Cameron. “Investigations at the Nichols Institute Site (CA-ORA-840a): An Early Occupation at the ‘Milling Stone Culture’.” Paper presented at the Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Loyola Marymount University, CA, May 4, 1996.
  95. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. “Using the Inversion Method in a California Archæological Site.” Poster presented at the Archæological Institute of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 27, 1995.
  96. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. “Environmental Archæology: The Use of Biology, Geology, and Geography in Archæological Interpretation.” Paper presented at the Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, California State University Fullerton, CA, May 6, 1995.
  97. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. “The Inversion Method: Understanding Vertical Distribution Within Archæological Sites.” Paper presented at the Southwestern Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 8, 1995.
  98. Orr [Hume], Douglas W. “Environmental Archæology: The Use of Biology, Geology, and Geography in Archæological Interpretation.” Paper presented at the Sacramento Anthropological Society Symposium: Anthropology at Work: Show and Tell in the Four Fields, Sacramento, CA, March 18, 1995.

Research Experience

  1. Student Experiences with Social Distancing (Language & Culture and Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, Fall 2021; Language).
  2. Sugarcane Farming Community Development (Ethnographic Field School in Belize, 2012-date).
  3. Cultural Models of Nature Across Cultures: Categorization Strategies and Analyses of Consensus, Giovanni Bennardo (PI), Northern Illinois University (2016-2018).
  4. Biological and Cultural Contributions to Kidney Disease in Belize and Sri Lanka, Kristi Haik, Douglas W. Hume, Joe Mester, and Dave Thompson (CoPIs), Northern Kentucky University (2015-2017).
  5. What is “NKU Community”? (Language and Culture Fall 2014 and Applied Anthropology Spring 2015).
  6. Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at NKU (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2015).
  7. What is Hope?, Newport, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology Spring 2013 and 2015 and Language and Culture Fall 2015).
  8. What is Student Success, Northern Kentucky University (2013).
  9. What is Recreation?, Highland Heights, Kentucky (Language and Culture, Fall 2011; Honors Cultural Anthropology and Applied Anthropology Spring 2012).
  10. Kin Transmission of Rice Farming Ritual Knowledge, Madagascar (2001-2012).
  11. Cultural Models of Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky (Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Spring 2011).
  12. Combination Recycling Container Use at Northern Kentucky University (Ecological Anthropology, Spring 2011; Quantitative Methods, Fall 2011).
  13. Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California (Independent Studies, Fall 2009, Winter 2009, and Spring 2010).
  14. Farmer Invasive Plant Folk Knowledge in Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2010 and 2011; Quantitative Methods, Fall 2011).
  15. Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky (Independent Studies, Summer 2009 and 2010).
  16. Oral History and Community Opinion of the Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2009, and Independent Studies, Summer and Fall 2009).
  17. Cultural Models of the Environment, Connecticut and Internet (2002-04).
  18. Hospital Operating Room Cultural Knowledge, California (1998-2000).
  19. Groundstone/Inversion Analysis of CA-ORA-35, California (1994).
  20. Projectile Point Analysis of CA-ORA-35, California (1993).

Teaching Experience

Northern Kentucky University

  1. ANT 100 Cultural Anthropology, 39 courses (2007-22).
  2. ANT 100H Honors Cultural Anthropology, 4 courses (2009-12).
  3. ANT 201 World Cultures, 2 courses (2014, 2022).
  4. ANT 245 Peoples of Latin America & Caribbean, 5 courses (2011-22).
  5. ANT 273 Race, Gender, and Culture, 3 courses (2008-10).
  6. ANT 275 Language and Culture, 15 courses (2007-21).
  7. ANT 280 Careers in Anthropology, 1 course (2022).
  8. ANT 292 Research Experience in Anthropology, 1 course (2020).
  9. ANT 299 Independent Study, 4 courses (2012-14).
  10. ANT 309 Peoples of Africa, 4 courses (2013-21).
  11. ANT 312 Social Organization, 4 courses (2018-22).
  12. ANT 317 Ecological Anthropology, 1 course (2011).
  13. ANT 325 Applied Anthropology, 7 courses (2009-15).
  14. ANT 328 Contemporary Issues in Anthropology, 2 courses (2015-16).
  15. ANT 340 Ethnographic Methods and Research, 2 courses (2014-16).
  16. ANT 342 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology, 6 courses (2009-21).
  17. ANT 345 Environmental Anthropology, 6 courses (2008-16).
  18. ANT 363 Language and Thought, 2 courses (2010-12).
  19. ANT 365 Ethnographic Field Methods (Belize Ethnographic Field School), 7 courses (2013-21).
  20. ANT 396 Museum Internship, 1 course (2018).
  21. ANT 401 Anthropological Theory, 7 courses (2011-22).
  22. ANT 480 Anthropology Capstone, 13 courses (2013-21).
  23. ANT 492 Directed Research: Anthropology, 2 courses (2018-19).
  24. ANT 498 External Internship: Anthropology, 1 course (2019).
  25. ANT 499 Independent Study, 31 courses (2009-20).
  26. ANT 565 Advanced Ethnographic Field Methods (Belize Ethnographic Field School), 2 courses (2014-16).
  27. ANT 599 Social Network Analysis, 1 course (2021).
  28. ANT 699 Independent Study, 1 course (2009).
  29. CEP 300 Cooperative Education, 1 course (2017).
  30. HNR 491 Honors Interdisciplinary Capstone, 8 courses (2009-19).
  31. SOC 322 Qualitative Research Methods, 1 course (2016).

Other Institutions

  1. ANT 100 Other People’s Worlds, University of Connecticut, 18 courses (1999-2007).
  2. ANT 100W Other People’s Worlds, Writing Intensive, University of Connecticut, 1 course (2006).
  3. ANT 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Southern Connecticut State University, 1 course (2007).
  4. ANT 105L Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Quinebaug Valley Community College, 1 course (2006).
  5. ANT 106 Introduction to Anthropology, University of Connecticut, 1 course (2000).
  6. ANT 220W Social Anthropology, University of Connecticut, 9 courses (2005-07).
  7. ANT 244 Culture, Language and Thought, University of Connecticut, 2 courses (2001-02).
  8. ANT 282 People and the Conservation of Nature, University of Connecticut, 1 course (2005).
  9. WMS 105 Gender in Everyday Life, University of Connecticut, 1 course (2006).

Student Mentoring

Graduate Student Committees

  1. Denise Knisely, Orientation as Community-building: The Implementation of a Comprehensive Orientation for Part-time Contingent Faculty at a Four-year Regional University, Northern Kentucky University (2020-date).
  2. Michael Thomas, Speculation and Measurement in a User-Centered Automotive Engineering Company: Fragments, Figments, and Phantoms of Personhood, Wayne State University (2016-date).
  3. Rhonda Davis, Constructing Worldview: Emerging Adulthood and the Environmental Humanities, Antioch University New England (2017-19).
  4. Emily Stephen, Cultural Models of Mental Illness Held by Outpatients: Medical versus Lay Theories within the DeKalb, Illinois, Area, Northern Illinois University (2017-19).

Student Grant Applications Mentored

  1. Rebecca Eder and Chantal Kifunga, Student Travel Award, Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity, NKU (2022).
  2. Rebecca Eder and Chantal Kifunga, Student Publication & Presentation Awards, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU (2022).
  3. Edward “Jack” Stephens, Student Travel Award, Institute for Student Research and Creative Activity, NKU (2020).
  4. Edward “Jack” Stephens, Student Publication & Presentation Awards, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU (2020).
  5. Autumn Gilbert, Karin Floyd, Rachel Haupt, and Fantasia Mejia, Student Publication & Presentation Awards, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU (2019).
  6. Emily Fox (with Dr. David Thompson), Examining Potential Environmental Factors Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Rural Farmers of Belize, Student Undergraduate Research & Creativity Award, NKU (2017).
  7. Katie Ragland and Stefan Keinzle, Student Photo Essay Project, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy, NKU (2015).
  8. Colin Bindas, Stephanie Feltner, Nicholas Thaxton, and Gina Yoon, Student Presentation/Publication Awards, NKU Research Foundation (2015).
  9. Bricking, Adelle, Gabriella Locke, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach, Student Presentation/Publication Awards, NKU Research Foundation (2014).
  10. Christopher Burdett, Preparing for Sojourn: Self-preparation and Education Abroad. Student Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award, NKU Research Foundation, Not Awarded (2012).

Student Honors Theses Mentored

  1. Fantasia Mejia, Chin Student Success, Northern Kentucky University (2018-19).
  2. Cadence Blevins, A Social Network Analysis of the Anthropology Program, Northern Kentucky University (2016-17).
  3. Laura Murrell, An Ethnology of Perceived Impacts on the Environment, Northern Kentucky University (2016-17).
  4. Emily Fox, Northern Belize Sugar Cane Farmers and Gender, Northern Kentucky University (2016).
  5. Stephanie Zach, Changing the Afterlife: An Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize, Northern Kentucky University (2012-13).
  6. Rosa Christophel, Rock Climbers’ Relationship with the Environment, Northern Kentucky University (2012-13).
  7. Myra Justus, Women and Yaoi: A Queer Relationship, Northern Kentucky University (2009-10).

Student Presentations Mentored

  1. Gilbert, Autumn. “Perceptions of Greek Life at Northern Kentucky University.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 9, 2019.
  2. Mejia, Fantasia. “Perceptions of Student Success.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 9, 2019.
  3. Haupt, Rachel, Karin Floyd, Autumn Gilbert, and Fantasia Majia. “Ethnographic Research on Child Labor in Northern Belize.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 9, 2019.
  4. Gilbert, Autumn. “Greek Life at Northern Kentucky University: Intracultural Variation of Perceptions among Students.” Poster presented at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Campbellsville University, KY, April 6, 2019.
  5. Mejia, Fantasia. “Perceptions of Student Success among High School Students.” Poster presented at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Campbellsville University, KY, April 6, 2019.
  6. Fox, Emily. “Gender Roles Among Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize: Preliminary Research Findings.” Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 1, 2017.
  7. Zigelmier, Kourtney, Emily Fox, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, and Cailey Radcliffe. “Attribute and Network Analyses of Sugar Cane Varieties Among Northern Belize Farmers.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 11, 2017.
  8. Pennycuff, Shelby. “The Pen is Mightier: The Microculture of English Professors.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 11, 2017.
  9. Dunbar, Chad. “The Secret World of DC Universe Online Gamers: Ethnography of Massively Multiplayer Online.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 11, 2017.
  10. Thompson, Samuel. “Keeping Track: An Attribute Analysis of Client Paperwork and Work at The Point Arch.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 11, 2017.
  11. Fox, Emily. “Gender Among Sugarcane Farmers in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, NKU, November 17, 2016.
  12. Ragland, Kaitlyn. “Sugar Cane Varieties and a Changing Industry in Northern Belize.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 12, 2016.
  13. Yoon, Gina. “These Shoes are Made for Walking: An Analysis of Shoes Worn by Female Students at Commencement.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 12, 2016.
  14. Yoon, Gina. “In Search of Grue: An Analysis of the Blue-Green Color Boundary.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 12, 2016.
  15. Yoon, Gina, Nicholas Thaxton, Gabriella Locke, Stephanie Feltner, and Colin Bindas. “Cultural Models of Sugar Cane Farming Folk Knowledge: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2014.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 15, 2015.
  16. Scranton, Tyler. “At The Mercy of the Tones: An Ethnography of Firefighters.” Poster at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 15, 2015.
  17. Chapin, David. “‘Those Little …Angels’: An Ethnography of a Children’s Long-term Therapeutic Facility.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 15, 2015.
  18. Vance, Liza. “Systematically Unsystematic: Randomization of Policing within the Community.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 15, 2015.
  19. Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. “Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at Community Connections, Northern Kentucky University, KY, March 26, 2015.
  20. Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. “Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize.” Paper presented at the Six@Six: Student Series, Northern Kentucky University, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, KY, March 16, 2015.
  21. Bailey, Brittney, Colin Bindas, Jamie Carroll, Brittany High, Kaden Pendleton-Deramus, Allison Perrin, Cari Polly, Ruby Wright, and Gina Yoon. “Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at Northern Kentucky University.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 16, 2014.
  22. Bricking, Adelle, Gabriella Locke, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. “Sugar Cane Farming Community Ethnography in Northern Belize: You’d Better Belize-it!” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 16, 2014.
  23. Christophel, Rosa. “Rock Climbers’ Relationship with the Environment.” Poster presented at the Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 20, 2013.
  24. Zach, Stephanie. “Changing the Afterlife: An Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize.” Paper presented at the Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 20, 2013.
  25. Justus, Myra. “Women and Yaoi: A Queer Relationship.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 22, 2010.
  26. Carpenter, Timothy, Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Emela Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. “Effects of Natural Disasters on Farmers in San Luis Obispo County, California: Participant Action Research in Applied Anthropology.” Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 8, 2010.
  27. Talbert, Kevin. “Effects of Different Forms of Disaster Relief Among Central California Migrant Farm Workers.” Poster presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Mérida, México, March 26, 2010.

Professional Development

Administrative Workshops Attended

  1. Faculty & Staff Bystander Intervention Workshop, October 14 (2020).
  2. Web Accessibility, Northern Kentucky University, April 23 (2020).
  3. Council on Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6-9 (2019).
  4. Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service User Training, Northern Kentucky University, October 10 (2017).
  5. Academic Affairs Administrator Training, Northern Kentucky University, August 7-9 (2017).
  6. FMLA Supervisor Training, Northern Kentucky University, April 12 (2017).
  7. A&S New Web Redesign Training, Northern Kentucky University, March 23 (2017).
  8. Interdepartmental Bill and Recode Training, Northern Kentucky University, January 17 (2017).

Advising Workshops Attended

  1. Advising Pathway Students, Northern Kentucky University, October 13 (2021).
  2. Intersectionality and Advising, Northern Kentucky University, September 16 (2021).
  3. Test Optional Changes and New Success Plan Students, Northern Kentucky University, April 1 (2021).
  4. Unique Populations and Communities, Northern Kentucky University, March 2 (2021).
  5. Academic Standing and Academic Options, Northern Kentucky University, February 23 (2021).
  6. Documenting Advising, NAVIGATE, and GPS: Graduation Planning System, Northern Kentucky University, February 18 (2021).
  7. Senior Master Advisor Panel, Northern Kentucky University, October 13 (2020).
  8. What Advising is NOT, Northern Kentucky University, October 6 (2020).
  9. Advising as Teaching and Master Advisor Program Overview, Northern Kentucky University, October 5 (2020).
  10. All I Need to Know (about Academic Advising) I Learned…, NACADA Webinar, Northern Kentucky University, November 14 (2019).
  11. Financial Aid Refresher, Northern Kentucky University, October 15 (2019).
  12. CPE and Placement Testing Updates, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, March 4 (2019).
  13. Adult Learner Programs & Services, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, February 26 (2019).
  14. Financial Aid Refresher, Northern Kentucky University, March 6 (2018).
  15. Advising Workshop: Accelerated Programs, Northern Kentucky University, December 18 (2017).
  16. Student Success Collaborative (EAB) Training, Northern Kentucky University, October 16 (2017).
  17. Advising Students with Disabilities, Northern Kentucky University, October 11 (2017).
  18. Substitution Workflow Training, Northern Kentucky University, August 29 (2017).
  19. CAS Advisor Training: Student Success Collaborative (EAB), Northern Kentucky University, April 27 (2017).
  20. Writing an Advising Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University, March 1 (2016).
  21. Credit for Prior Learning Lunch & Learn, Northern Kentucky University, February 25 (2016).
  22. Best Practices for First Generation College Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 2 (2016).
  23. Adult Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 25 (2015).
  24. QPR Suicide Prevention Training, Northern Kentucky University, September 11 (2014).
  25. Advising Student Athletes, Northern Kentucky University, September 25 (2012) & September 10 (2014).
  26. Advising & Financial Aid, Northern Kentucky University, September 9 (2014).
  27. Satisfactory Academic Progress, Northern Kentucky University, September 17 (2013).
  28. Advising as Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, September 16 (2013).
  29. Advising the First Generation College Student, Northern Kentucky University, January 25 (2012).
  30. The Informational Component of Academic Advising: Policies, Procedures and Beyond, Northern Kentucky University, March 3 (2011).
  31. The Role of Faculty Advisors in Student Success, Northern Kentucky University, May 13 (2010).
  32. Advising Students on Academic Probation, Northern Kentucky University, February 4 (2010).
  33. The Role of Academic Advising in Student Persistence, Northern Kentucky University, September 17 (2009).
  34. Business Warehouse: CM Data, Northern Kentucky University, June 18 (2009).
  35. Course Registration, Northern Kentucky University, June 12 (2009).
  36. Advisor Tab Training, Northern Kentucky University, February 5 (2009) & June 5 (2009).
  37. Making the Grade: What Advisors and Administrators Need to Know to Better Assist Students with Disabilities, Northern Kentucky University, March 26 (2009).
  38. DIFS Makes the Difference in Student Motivation: Both Skill and Will are Needed for Student Success, Northern Kentucky University, February 27 (2009).
  39. Significant Conversations: The Art and Science of Communication in Transformational Advising, Northern Kentucky University, November 6 (2008).
  40. Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, May 19 and 20 (2008).
  41. Ensuring Advisor Success, Northern Kentucky University, April 17 (2008).
  42. Advisors Help Students SOAR to Academic Success: Selection, Organization, Association, and Regulation, Northern Kentucky University, February 29 (2008).
  43. Shared Responsibilities: What Advisors and Administrators Need to Know to Better Assist GLBTQA Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 7 (2008).

Research Methods Training

  1. Methods in Cultural Model Research. Giovanni Bernardo and John Gatewood. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, May 25-26 (2017).
  2. Short Course on Text Analysis. Clarence Gravlee and Amber Wutich. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 19-23 (2010).
  3. Short Course on Social Network Analysis. Jeffrey C. Johnson, and Christopher McCarty. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 20–24 (2009).
  4. Short Course on Behavior Measurement in Naturalistic Settings. Raymond Hames and Michael Paolisso. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 13–17 (2009).

Teaching Communities, Conferences, Courses, Institutes, and Workshops Attended

  1. Summer Online Faculty Institute (SOFI), Center for Innovation and Technology, Northern Kentucky University, August 10-12 (2022).
  2. Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TiLT) Workshop, Kentucky Purpose First, August 5 (2022).
  3. Norse Academic Success Institute: Making Teaching HIP (High Impact Practice), Northern Kentucky University, June 27-July 1 (2022).
  4. Gen Ed Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, June 7 (2022).
  5. Trans Ally Training, Northern Kentucky University, March 22 (2022).
  6. Ally for Accessibility, Northern Kentucky University, February 24 (2022).
  7. Best Practices for Supporting Trans Students in the Classroom, Northern Kentucky University, January 27 (2022).
  8. Third Annual Student Success Summit, Northern Kentucky University, January 14 (2022).
  9. Accommodating People with Disabilities Training, Northern Kentucky University, August 30 (2021).
  10. Norse Educators Summit, Northern Kentucky University, August 17 (2021).
  11. Anti-Racist Community Engagement Virtual Conference, The Greater Cincinnati Service Learning Network and both the Kentucky and Ohio Campus Compacts, February 5 (2021).
  12. Second Annual Student Success Summit, Northern Kentucky University, January 15 (2021).
  13. Norse Educator Summit, Northern Kentucky University, August 10 (2020).
  14. Summer Online Faculty Institute, Northern Kentucky University, June 22-26 (2020).
  15. Understanding the Dynamics of Black Student Engagement, Northern Kentucky University, November 13 (2020).
  16. Allied Zone Training, Northern Kentucky University, November 6 (2020).
  17. Assignment Design Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, May 9 (2018).
  18. Teaching and Learning in the Accelerated Online Environment, Northern Kentucky University, April 16 (2018).
  19. Meet, Greet, and Grab an Idea: Exploring Student Success, Northern Kentucky University (2015, 2017 & 2018).
  20. Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat: Sharing Best Practices in Teaching, Northern Kentucky University (2011 & 2014).
  21. Canvas 101 for Instructors, Northern Kentucky University, June 20-22 (2017).
  22. Service Learning Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, September 13 (2012).
  23. Experiential Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, January 26 (2012).
  24. Kentucky Innovations Conference, METS Center, Kentucky, May 16-18 (2012).
  25. Civic Engagement Workshop, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, August 12 (2011.
  26. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Northern Kentucky University, April 14 (2011).
  27. Sharing of Best Practices on Active Learning or Learning Centered Programs/Courses, Northern Kentucky University, March 17 (2011).
  28. Values Beliefs and Expectation About Learning, Northern Kentucky University, January 27 (2011).
  29. The New (and Old) Ways Students Cheat: What You Can Do about It, Northern Kentucky University, November 13 (2010).
  30. Participant, Kentucky Campus Compact Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Conference, Louisville, Kentucky (2010).
  31. Kentucky Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lexington, Kentucky (2008 & 2010).
  32. Taking Your Course to the Next Level, Summer Faculty Institute, Northern Kentucky University, June 22-24 (2010).
  33. Active Learning, Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment: Quality Enhancement Plan Implementation, Summer Faculty Institute, Northern Kentucky University, June 1-4 (2009).
  34. Using Adobe Flex and XML, Northern Kentucky University, September 9 (2008).
  35. Teaching with and for Cultural Competence, Northern Kentucky University, June 5 (2008).
  36. Engaging Students Through the Teaching Cycle, Northern Kentucky University, June 4 (2008).
  37. Discussion Method Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, June 3 (2008).
  38. Online Assessment Strategies and Academic Integrity, Northern Kentucky University, June 3 (2008).
  39. Teaching for Social Justice, Northern Kentucky University, May 28 (2008).
  40. The Use of Scholarly Journals in the Classroom, Northern Kentucky University, May 28 (2008).
  41. Honor’s Workshops, Northern Kentucky University, May 9 (2008).
  42. Second Life Faculty Learning Community Lunch, Northern Kentucky University, April 24 (2008).
  43. Friday Laptop Lounge, Responding to Student Writing Online, Northern Kentucky University, March 21 (2008).
  44. Active Learning through the Teaching Cycle, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, March 20 (2008).
  45. Active Learning through the Teaching Cycle, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, March 6 (2008).
  46. Word 2003 Working Collaboratively, Northern Kentucky University, February 28 (2008).
  47. Teaching Portfolios, Documenting Teaching for Review, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, February 28 (2008).
  48. Friday Laptop Lounge, Top Ten Online Learning Tools for 2008, Northern Kentucky University, February 22 (2008).
  49. Teaching and Learning with Intercultural Competence, Northern Kentucky University, February 14 (2008).
  50. Teaching Portfolios: Documenting Teaching for Review, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, February 7 (2008).
  51. Fostering Critical Thinking, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, January 31 (2008).
  52. Fostering Critical Thinking, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, January 24 (2008).
  53. Powerpoint 2003, Effective Presentations Plus Bells and Whistles, Northern Kentucky University, January 24 (2008).
  54. Spring Blackboard Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, January 7 (2008).
  55. Second Life Learning Community, Northern Kentucky University, Fall (2008).
  56. Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard and media, Northern Kentucky University, November 16 (2007).
  57. Put Your Movies and Music Online, Northern Kentucky University, November 13 (2007).
  58. Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard Grading, Northern Kentucky University, November 9 (2007).
  59. Digitize Your Videos, Northern Kentucky University, November 8 (2007).
  60. Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard, Northern Kentucky University, November 2 (2007).
  61. Critically Reflexive Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, November 1 (2007).
  62. Podcast Your Lectures, iTunes U, Northern Kentucky University, October 30 (2007).
  63. Friday Laptop Lounge, Student Portfolio and Assessment Management, Northern Kentucky University, October 26 (2007).
  64. Social Interaction Software, Northern Kentucky University, October 23 (2007).
  65. Friday Laptop Lounge, Clickers in the Classroom, Northern Kentucky University, October 19 (2007).
  66. Friday Laptop Lounge, Google Tools, Northern Kentucky University, October 12 (2007).
  67. Creating Classroom Community, Northern Kentucky University, October 11 (2007).
  68. Improve Your Web Site’s Accessibility and Usability, Northern Kentucky University, October 9 (2007).
  69. Friday Laptop Lounge, Zotero, Northern Kentucky University, October 5 (2007).
  70. Copyright for the Classroom, Part 2-Advanced Teach Act, Northern Kentucky University, October 4 (2007).
  71. Copyright for the Classroom, Part 1-Introduction to Fair Use, Northern Kentucky University, October 4 (2007).
  72. Friday Laptop Lounge, Google Reader, Northern Kentucky University, September 28 (2007).
  73. Friday Laptop Lounge, del.icio.us, Northern Kentucky University, September 21 (2007).
  74. Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard, Northern Kentucky University, September 14 (2007).
  75. Creative Writing in the Classroom, University of Connecticut, February 21 (2007).
  76. Teaching Portfolios, University of Connecticut, October 28 (2006).
  77. Copyright & Reserves, University of Connecticut, September 20 (2006).
  78. Writing as Re-Writing: Making Revision Matter for Students, University of Connecticut, September 6 (2006).
  79. Integrating Sources, Avoiding Plagiarism, University of Connecticut, March 15 (2006).
  80. How to Encourage Good Study Skills, University of Connecticut, March 22 (2006).
  81. Teaching Anthropology ‘W’ Courses, University of Connecticut, January 17 (2006).
  82. Teaching Style, University of Connecticut, October 19 (2005).
  83. Responding to Student Writing, University of Connecticut, September 7 (2005).
  84. Introduction to WebVista, University of Connecticut, July 19 (2005).
  85. Streaming Media: Implications for Blended and Online Learning, University of Connecticut, March 10 (2004).
  86. Plagiarism – The “P” Word, University of Connecticut, February 11 (2004).
  87. WebCT Communication Tools, University of Connecticut, January 25 (2002).
  88. Getting Started with WebCT, University of Connecticut, January 24 (2002).
  89. Introduction to WebCT, University of Connecticut, January 24 (2002).
  90. Curriculum Laboratory (EDCI 326), Fall, University of Connecticut (2002).
  91. Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 23 (2001).
  92. Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 18 and 19 (2000).

Professional Activities

Advising Workshops and Seminars Facilitated

  1. Documenting Advising for Your Review, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, September 23 (2016), February 11 (2016) & October 25 (2017)
  2. Master Advisor Seminar, Northern Kentucky University, May 7-8 (2012).
  3. Advising Students to Become Independent, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, October 4 (2011).
  4. Outstanding Advisors 2010 and 2011 Question and Answer, Master Advisor Seminar, Northern Kentucky University, May 9 (2011).

Book, Grant, and Manuscript Proposal Reviews

  1. Book Review, Routledge (2022).
  2. Manuscript Review, Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology (2017 & 2022).
  3. Manuscript Review, Social Science Computer Review (2020).
  4. Book Proposal Review, Routledge (2011 & 2020).
  5. Grant Review, National Science Foundation (2017).
  6. Manuscript Review, Human Organization (2008 & 2017).
  7. Book Review, Pearson (2010 & 2016).
  8. Book Proposal Review, University of Toronto Press (2015).
  9. Book Review, W. W. Norton (2015).
  10. Book Review, Oxford University Press (2010 & 2013).
  11. Manuscript Review, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology (2011 & 2012).
  12. Book Proposal Review, MIT Press (2011).
  13. Manuscript Review, Culture and Agriculture Journal (2010).
  14. Book Review, Cambridge University Press (2010).
  15. Manuscript Review, Madagascar Conservation & Development (2009).
  16. Book Review, Cengage Advantage Books (2009).
  17. Book Review, SAGE Publications (2009).
  18. Manuscript Review, Journal of Ecological Anthropology (2002).

External Faculty Reviews

  1. Promotion to Full Professor, University of Northern Texas (2022)
  2. Promotion to Associate Professor/Tenure, Utah Sate University (2019).

Online Teaching Platform Reviews

  1. Pearson Education MyAnthroLab Focus Group for Anthropology, March 7 (2012) & February 4 (2010).
  2. Pearson Education Innovation Focus Group for Anthropology, October 8 (2009).
  3. Pearson Education WebEx Focus Group for Anthropology Instructors, April 27 (2009).
  4. Blackboard Beta Testing, Northern Kentucky University (2008).
  5. Beta Testing Group, Vista Upgrade, University of Connecticut (2005-06).
  6. Wadsworth, Review of BCA, Web based teaching tool. September 23 (2002) & December 12 (2003).

Professional Consulting

  1. Basic Research Techniques. Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association. Orange Walk Town, Belize, July 16 (2021).
  2. Making Good Questionnaires. St. Elizabeth Training and Education Center. Erlanger, Kentucky, April 3 (2017).
  3. Foraging Behavior. Proctor and Gamble, Clay Street Project. Cincinnati, Ohio, December 8 (2011).
  4. Human Communities. Proctor and Gamble, Clay Street Project. Cincinnati, Ohio, February 10 (2009).

Teaching Workshops Facilitated

  1. Panel Discussion: Service Learning and Study Abroad, Norse Academic Success Institute: Making Teaching HIP (High Impact Practice), Northern Kentucky University, June 30 (2022).
  2. Round Table Discussant: Diversity and Global Learning, Norse Academic Success Institute: Making Teaching HIP (High Impact Practice), Northern Kentucky University, June 27 (2022).
  3. Teaching Online Tips and Tricks Panel Discussion, Northern Kentucky University, June 9 (2009).
  4. Building Websites with Joomla, Northern Kentucky University, April 14 (2009).
  5. Anthropology Department New Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 14 (2004).
  6. Using the Internet and WebCT in Teaching, Institute of Teaching and Learning Lunchtime Seminar, University of Connecticut, November 23 (2002).
  7. Leading a Discussion Section, Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 16 (2002).
  8. Archæology: Dig, Discover & Detect – Integrating Yesterday’s Artifacts into Today’s Curriculum, Co-Chairs: Carole F. Bailey, Archæological Institute of America, Orange County Society and Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honor Society, California State University, Fullerton. February 3 (1996).

Professional Memberships

  1. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2007-date).
  2. Kentucky Academy of Science (2007-date).
  3. Society for Applied Anthropology, Fellow (2000-date).
  4. American Anthropological Association (Society for Anthropological Sciences, Environmental Anthropology, Evolutionary Anthropology, and National Association for the Practice of Anthropology sections) (1993-date).

Service Activities

Anthropology Program

  1. Center for Applied Anthropology, Director, NKU (2008-date).
  2. Anthropology Student Advisor, NKU (2008-date).
  3. Black & Gold Day, Northern Exposure, and Major/minor Fair Anthropology Representative, NKU (2008-20).
  4. Web Manager, Anthropology Program, NKU (2007-20).
  5. Anthropology Listserv Manager, NKU (2008-17).
  6. Anthropology Search Committee Chair (tenure-track assistant professor), NKU (2014-15).
  7. Presenter at Anthropology Careers Day, NKU (2008, 2011, 2013 & 2014).
  8. Anthropology Search Committee Chair (tenure-track assistant professor), NKU (2012-13).
  9. Anthropology Search Committee Chair (renewable lecturer), NKU (2012-13).
  10. Anthropology Search Committee Chair (tenure-track assistant professor), NKU (2011).
  11. Anthropology Major, Computer Competency Examiner, NKU (2007-11).

Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Department

  1. Department Faculty Senator, Northern Kentucky University (2012-17 & 2021-date).
  2. Department Chair Search Committee Member, NKU (2021-2022).
  3. Department Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Committee Chair, NKU (2021).
  4. Web Manager, Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Department, NKU (2007-20).
  5. Lecturer/Retention Specialist Search Committee Member, NKU (2017).
  6. Department Chair Search Committee Member, NKU (2011-13).
  7. College Champions (NKU Web Site Redesign Committee) Member, NKU (2007-08).

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  1. College of Arts and Sciences Recruitment Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2020-21).
  2. Biology Chair Search Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2019).
  3. Budget and Planning Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2017-18).
  4. Online Education Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2017-18).
  5. Strategic Planning Implementation Team, Northern Kentucky University (2015-17).
  6. College Strategic Planning Advisory Group, Northern Kentucky University (2014).
  7. Master Program Assessment Coordinator, Northern Kentucky University (2014).
  8. Student Success Study Group Chair, Northern Kentucky University (2012-13).
  9. Behavioral & Social Sciences Grants Group Faculty Facilitator, Northern Kentucky University (2011-12).
  10. Advanced Topics in Integrative Studies (IST 494) Course Design Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2010-11).
  11. Arts and Sciences Web Rebuild Committee Member, Northern Kentucky University (2008-09).

Northern Kentucky University

  1. Advising Council, Northern Kentucky University (2021-date)
  2. Education Abroad Advisory Board, Northern Kentucky University (2017-date).
  3. Success by Design, Metric Development Committee, Experiential Learning (2021).
  4. Honors Voyage Presenter, Northern Kentucky University (2020-21).
  5. Strategic Advisory Group, Northern Kentucky University (2019-20).
  6. School-Based Scholars Advisory Board, Northern Kentucky University (2017-20).
  7. Teaching and Learning Planning Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2019).
  8. Strategic Framework Core Team, Northern Kentucky University (2018-19).
  9. Honors College Work Group on the Honors Capstone, Northern Kentucky University (2018-19).
  10. Honors Council, Honors College, Northern Kentucky University (2017-18).
  11. Academic Partnerships Implementation Group: Academic Programs, Northern Kentucky University (2017-18).
  12. Faculty Service-learning Mentor, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Northern Kentucky University (2011-13).
  13. Master Advisor Seminar Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2012).
  14. Outstanding Advisor Award Committee, Northern Kentucky University (2012).
  15. Quality Enhancement Program Pilot, Northern Kentucky University (2010-11).
  16. Institutional Review Board Member, Northern Kentucky University (2009-11).
  17. Blackboard Beta Testing, Northern Kentucky University (2008-10).
  18. Quality Enhancement Program Learning Community, Northern Kentucky University (2009).
  19. Sustainability Committee Member, Northern Kentucky University (2007-08).

Discipline of Anthropology

  1. Secretary, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2018-2021 & 2022-date).
  2. Organizing Committee, Old Discipline, New Trajectories: Theories, Methods and Practices in Anthropology Conference, Vilnius University, Lithuania, June 16-18, 2022 (2021-date)
  3. Managing Editor, Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2020-date).
  4. Peer Review Board, Indigeneity & Critical Theorizing (2020-date).
  5. Listserv and Web Manager, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association (2015-date).
  6. Faculty Advisor (Belize, Social/Behavioral Sciences), Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (2015-date).
  7. Listserv and Web Manager, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2008-date).
  8. Web Manager, Darkness in El Dorado Controversy Archive, (2000-date).
  9. Vice-President, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2010-11 & 2021-2022).
  10. Board Member, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association (2016-20).
  11. Program Committee, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association (2016-20).
  12. Associate Editor, Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2013-20).
  13. Program Chair, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association (2018-19).
  14. Executive Program Committee, American Anthropological Association (2015-16).
  15. Treasurer, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association (2013-16).
  16. Associate Editor, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky (2009-12).

Public/Community

  1. Member, Board of Directors, Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind (2022-date).
  2. State Judge, Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind (2012, 2014-15, 2017-19 & 2021).
  3. Northern Regional Judge, Kentucky Odyssey of the Mind (2012 & 2014-20).
  4. Coach, Student Technology Leadership Program, Ruth Moyer Elementary School 4-5 Grade (2018-19).