|September 2015 - Present||Associate Professor, Portland State University ‐ Anthropology|
|September 2009 - Present||Senior Fellow, The Mountain Institute|
|September 2009 - May 2015||Assistant Professor, Portland State University ‐ Anthropology|
|Faculty Fellow, Portland State University ‐ Institute for Sustainable Solutions|
|May 2008||Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, University of Hawaii, Manoa|
Anatomy of Disaster Recoveries: Tangible and Intangible Short-Term Recovery Dynamics ...
International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (2020)
The April/May 2015 Nepal earthquakes and aftershocks had catastrophic impacts on rural households living in biophysical extremes. Recoveries from natural ...
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Collaborative Methods: Approaching Indigenous Ecological Knowledge Heterogeneity
Ecology and Society (2014)
I discuss the use of quantitative, qualitative, and collaborative methods to document and operationalize Indigenous ecological knowledge, using case studies ...
Collaborative Research and Co-Learning: Integrating Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) Ecological Knowledge ...
Journal for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (2012)
We discuss linked Nuwuvi (Southern Paiute) ecological knowledge and place-based spirituality related to federal lands in the southern Great Basin, ...
Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Nature: Guidance for Protected and ...
Anthropology Faculty Publications and Presentations (2021)
The cultural and spiritual significance of nature has been defined as the spiritual, cultural, inspirational, aesthetic, historic and social meanings, ...
Case Study (1)
Technical Reports (1)
Contributions to Books (6)
Contribution to Book
From Yaks to Tourists: Sherpa Livelihood Adaptations in Sagarmatha (Mount ...
Continuity and Change in Cultural Mountain Adaptations: From Prehistory to Contemporary Threats (2013)
This chapter explores Khumbu Sherpa livelihood adaptations in the world’s highest ecosystem and assesses how ecological, political and economic forces ...