I have been conducting ethnographic research northern Belize since 2012 and plan to return every summer with the Ethnographic Field School in Belize that I direct as part of the Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University. The following are publications and presentations on our research in Belize:

  • Presentations
    • Submitted Hume, Douglas William, Karin Floyd-Glutz, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, and Fantasia Mejia. Community Development and Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge: Findings of the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize, Part I. Roundtable. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2019 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, March 19-23, 2019.
    • Submitted Hume, Douglas William, Laura Oprisch, Adriane Pontecorvo, and Andrea Shiverdecker. Community Development and Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge: Findings of the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize, Part II. Roundtable. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2019 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, March 19-23, 2019.
    • Accepted Hume, Douglas William. Expert Knowledge Networks: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, November 14-18, 2018.
    • Accepted Hume, Douglas William. Social Networks, Resiliency, and Development: Expert Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize. NKU Spotlight on Scholarship, Highland Heights, Kentucky, October 25, 2018.
    • 2018 Hume, Douglas William. Expert Knowledge among Sugar Cane Farmers in Northern Belize. Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky 2018 Annual Meeting at Thomas More Thomas More College on April 14th, 2018.
    • 2018 Hume, Douglas William. What is an Expert? Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 6, 2018.
    • 2018 Hume, Douglas William, 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. Society for Applied Anthropology 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 5, 2018.2018 Hume, Douglas William. Sugar Cane Farming Knowle dge in Northern Belize: A Report on the Progress of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize. Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy Department Speaker Series, Northern Kentucky University, January 29, 2018.
    • 2017 Hume, Douglas William and Emily Fox. Cultural Models of Nature among Farmers in Belize and Northern Kentucky: Preliminary Research Findings. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2017 Annual Meeting in Sante Fe, New Mexico, March 31, 2017.
    • 2016 Hume, Douglas William. Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2015. Belize Archaeology Anthropology Symposium, San Ignacio Town, Belize, June 28, 2016.
    • 2016 Hume, Douglas William, 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. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 48th Annual Meeting, Jefferson Community and Technical College, April 23, 2016.
    • 2015 Kienzle, Stefan, and Douglas William Hume. Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize: Attribute Analyses of Qualitative Ethnographic Interview Data. Poster. Kentucky Academy of Sciences 2015 Annual Meeting at Northern Kentucky University, November 13-4, 2015.
    • 2015 Hume, Douglas William, 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. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 47th Annual Meeting at Centre College, April 18, 2015.
    • 2015 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. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 15, 2015.
    • 2015 Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize. Community Connections, NKU, March 26, 2015.
    • 2014 Bricking, Adelle, Gabriella Locke, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. Sugar Cane Farming Community Ethnography in Northern Belize: You’d Better Belize-it! Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 16, 2014.
    • 2014 Hume, Douglas William, Jessica Boggs, Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Gabrielle Locke, Lydia Schuldt, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. A Cultural Sketch of Sugar Cane Farming Communities: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2013. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 2014 Annual Meeting at Centre College, April 5, 2014