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:

  • Publications
    • Forthcoming Hume, Douglas William. Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2015. In Research Reports in Belizean History and Anthropology, Volume 5, Nigel Encalada, Rolando Cocom, Phylicia Pelayo, and Giovanni Pinelo, eds. Belmopan, Belize: Institute of Social and Cultural Research, National Institute of Culture and History.
    • 2016 Hume, Douglas William, Clara Maxine Bone, Hannah Grace Howard, Charlee Hutchinson, Stefan Kienzle, Marguerite Kinne, Samantha Louise Krieger, Katie Nicole Ragland, Cassidy Ann Reeves, Linette Sabido, and Rachel Lee Tidwell. Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2015 Season). Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
    • 2015 Hume, Douglas William, Colin Bindas, Stephanie Feltner, Gabriella Locke, Ian Takaoka, Nicholas Thaxton, Jade Michel Underland, and Gina Yoon. Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2014 Season). Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
    • 2014 Zach, Stephanie, and Douglas William Hume. Changing Mortuary Rites: An Ethnohistory of 19th Century and Contemporary Religion in Northern Belize. Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 4(2):149-161.
    • 2014 Hume, Douglas William, Jessica Boggs, Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Sofia Javed, Gabrielle Locke, Lydia Schuldt, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2013 Season). Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  • Presentations
    • Accepted Hume, Douglas William, Anna Cloud, Allison Cate, Emily Fox, Kristi Haik, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, Cailey Radcliffe, Emily Stephen, David Thompson, Samuel Velasquez, and Kourtney Zigelmier. Sugar Cane Farming Folk Knowledge: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Orange Walk District Belize, June 2016. Roundtable. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 49th Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, April 22, 2017.
    • 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