A pedagogical sourdough starter for classroom discussion
Who gets to be an author?
Who gets to be an author in contemporary anthropology and who does not? And how does inquiry into the norms of authorship expose problems surrounding academic labor and scholarly knowledge production?
A recent article I published with colleagues at Ohio State argues that to effectively tackle the so-called “wicked problems” facing humanity – from climate change to growing social inequality – a new kind of science is needed.
Thinking with Soils
My latest research on the use of biosolids in the US is now available in the edited volume Thinking with Soils.
Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon
The edited volume Anthropocene Unseen: A Lexicon includes over 60 entries and it’s free! Check out my entry, simply titled “Shit.”
Little Free Zine Library in the Collaboratorium @ Ohio State
Not enough anthropologically-inspired zines in your life? We’ve got you covered.
Why assign final papers for a history of theory class when you can make zines instead?
What Happens When We Flush? Public Talk at Whetstone Library
If you want to learn about all the fascinating things central Ohio does with its so-called “human waste,” come to … More
A Pretext for Plunder? Environmental Change and State-Led Redevelopment in the Peruvian Amazon
Gordon Ulmer, Sydney Silverstein, and I just published a short article (with lots of photos!) in the latest edition of … More
Plant Semiotics Workshop
On Feb. 24th, I’ll be participating in a workshop at Rutgers University that centers on “the semotics of plant-human sociality.” Becky Schulthies … More