Dr. J. Peter Brosius


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Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Michigan 1992

Expertise & Interests

  • Environmental Anthropology
  • Cultural politics of conservation
  • Political ecology
  • Transnational environmental movements and institutions
  • Hunter-gatherers
  • Tropical adaptations
  • Insular Southeast Asia.

Research Projects

My research links anthropology and conservation. I have a long-standing interest in the human ecology of Southeast Asia, particularly with respect to issues of environmental degradation.

Of Note

  • 2005 Lourdes Arizpe Award in Anthropology and Environment, American Anthropological Association

Selected Publications

  • Brosius, J. Peter. 2004. "Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas at the World Parks Congress." Conservation Biology 18(5): 609-612.
  • Mascia, Michael, J. Peter Brosius, Tracy Dobson, Bruce Forbes, Leah Horowitz, Margaret McKean and Nancy Turner. 2003. "Conservation and the Social Sciences." Conservation Biology 17(3): 649-650.
  • Brosius, J. Peter. 2003. "Voices for the Borneo Rainforest: Writing the History of an Environmental Campaign.” In Imagination and Distress in Southern Environmental Projects, ed. Anna Tsing and Paul Greenough, 319-346. Durham: Duke University Press.

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