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Dr. Giovanni Bennardo

Giovanni Bennardo is Presidential Research Professor at Northern Illinois University.

He has studied Tongan culture for more than two decades.

Recently, he has focused on Cultural Models of Nature.

"Plant with the full moon" subsistence farmers in a village in Vava'u, a northern Tongan archipelago, told him.

Dr. Giovanni Bennardo

Dr. Teferi Abate Adem

Teferi Abate Adem is a Research Anthropologist with Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) at Yale University, and visiting scholar at Wollo University, Ethiopia.

He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Program in Agrarian Studies (Yale University) and an assistant professor at Addis Ababa University.

Dr. Teferi Abate Adem

Dr. Leandro M. de Lima

Leandro Mahalem de Lima is a Research Associate at the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

He has been conducting fieldwork research among indigenous and other traditional riverine people in the Lower Tapajos region in the Brazilian Amazon since 2008.

Dr. Leandro M. de Lima

Dr. Victor de Munck

Victor de Munck is a cognitive-cultural anthropologist and teaches at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania and

at SUNY New Paltz, New York in the Department of Anthropology .

He has conducted extensive field work in Sri Lanka, Lithuania, and Macedonia.

Dr. Victor de Munck

Dr. Allison Harnish

Allison Harnish is an assistant professor of anthropology at Albion College in Albion, Michigan.

She has been studying the human impacts of environmental change and natural resource management in Southern Province, Zambia since 2007. 

Dr. Allison Harnish

Dr. M.A.Z. Mughal

M.A.Z. Mughal is Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Saudi Arabia.

He has conducted field research in different areas of Pakistan

for more than ten years.

His research interests include environment, time, space

and social change.

Dr. M.A.Z. Mughal

Dr. John Gatewood

John Gatewood is professor of Anthropology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA.

For the past 15 years, he has been conducting research combining the cultural models approach with subsequent cultural consensus analyses.

Dr. John Gatewood

Dr. Douglas Hume

Douglas Hume is associate professor of Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University in Highland Heights, KY.

He has spent nearly two decades studying farming folk knowledge among Malagasy, Belizean, and American farmers.

Dr. Douglas Hume

Dr. Anna Maria Paini

Anna Maria Paini is associate professor of Cultural Anthropology in the Department of Cultures and Civilizations at the University of Verona in Italy.

Dr. Anna Maria Paini

Charles Goodwin

Charles Goodwin is Research Associate in Anthropology at the University of Cologne in Germany.

Charlie is currently writing his PhD thesis on subsistence and livelihood among hunter-gatherers

in North-Central Namibia,

focusing on the relationship

between foraging and farming.

Charles Goodwin

Dr. Eric Jones

Eric Jones is assistant professor of Social Epidemiology, at the University of Texas, Houston,

School of Public Health.

He has worked in Ecuador with farmers for more than 2 decades. Much of his work concerns cultural responses to extreme settings.

"Take care of the soil ... and the Earth Mother" subsistence farmers in an Andean village of Cotacachi told him.

Dr. Eric Jones

Dr. Hidetada Shimizu

Hidetada Shimizu is associate professor of Educational Psychology at Northern University in Dekalb, IL.

His research interests are cultural influences on personality and behavioral development in Japan.

Dr. Hidetada Shimizu

Dr. Katharine Wiegele

Katharine Wiegele is a researcher

in the Department of Anthropology

at Northern Illinois University

in Dekalb, IL.

She has worked and done research

in the Philippines since the 1980s

on religion and civil society

Dr. Katharine Wiegele

Dr. Wenyi Zhang

Wenyi Zhang is associate professor at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China.

He is a medical and psychological anthropologist working with ethnic groups across the China-Burma border.

Dr. Wenyi Zhang