Douglas William Hume, Ph.D.

Northern Kentucky University
Department of Sociology/Anthropology/Philosophy
1 Nunn Drive, 228 Landrum Academic Center
Highland Heights, KY 41099

Phone: (859) 572-5702
FAX: (859) 572-6086

humed1@nku.edu

Education
  1. Ph.D. University of Connecticut, Anthropology. Dissertation: Agriculture in Madagascar: Conservation and Cultural Meanings of Rice. Committee: James Boster (Chair), Roy D’Andrade, Robert Dewar and Richard Sosis. 2005.
  2. M.A. California State University, Fullerton, Anthropology. Thesis: Towards a Synthesis of Ethnoscience and Symbolic Anthropology: An Ethnography of Surgical Culture. Committee: Susan Parman (Chair), Jacob Pandian and Lorie Sheeran. 1999.
  3. B.A. California State University, Fullerton, Anthropology. 1994.
  4. A.A. Orange Coast College, General Education. 1992.
Teaching and Research Interest

Applied cultural (cognitive/environmental) anthropology; anthropological methods and theory; agriculture, conservation, and ritual; behavior and folk knowledge; technology and pedagogy; Belize, Internet, Madagascar, and the United States.

Teaching/Administrative Positions
  1. 2017 (Spring)-date Assistant Chair, Department of Sociology/Anthropology/Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University.
  2. 2013 (Fall)-date Associate Professor of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University.
  3. 2012 (Spring)-2016 (Fall) Coordinator of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University.
  4. 2009 (Spring)-date Director of the Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University.
  5. 2007 (Fall)-2013 (Spring) Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University.
  6. 2007 (Spring) Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Southern Connecticut State University.
  7. 2006 (Spring) Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Quinebaug Valley Community College.
  8. 2006 (Spring)-2007 (Spring) Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut.
  9. 2001 (Fall)-2005 (Fall) Instructor (Graduate Assistant), University of Connecticut.
  10. 2001 (Fall) Graduate Assistant – Integration of Audio/Video for Teaching Anthropology, University of Connecticut.
  11. 2000 (Spring)-2003 (Fall) Anthropology Computer Lab Technician/Webmaster, University of Connecticut.
  12. 1999 (Fall)-2001 (Spring) Teaching Assistant (Graduate Assistant), University of Connecticut.
Research Experience
  1. 2016-date Cultural Models of Nature Across Cultures: Categorization Strategies and Analyses of Consensus, Giovanni Bennardo (PI), Northern Illinois University; Teferi Abate Adem (CoPI), Yale University; Leandro Mahalem de Lima (CoPI), University of Sãn Paulo; Victor C. de Munck (CoPI), SUNY La Paltz; Allison Harnish (CoPI), Albion College; Douglas W. Hume (CoPI), Northern Kentucky University; Eric C. Jones (CoPI), University of Texas; Stephen M. Lyon (CoPI), Durham University; Anna Maria Paini (CoPI), University of Verona; Katharine L. Wiegele (CoPI), Northern Illinois University; Wenyi Zhang (CoPI), Sun Yat-sen University; Elisa Bellato (Research Associate), University of Verona; Zeb Aurang (Research Associate), Durham University; Charles Goodwin (Research Associate), University of Cologne; John B. Gatewood (Consultant), Lehigh University; Nathan D. Stansell (Consultant), Northern Illinois University; Tevita Manu’atu (Graduate Student); Northern Illinois University; and Casimiro Marchi (Graduate Student) Culture e Civiltà, University of Verona.
  2. 2015-date Biological and Cultural Contributions to Kidney Disease in Belize and Sri Lanka, Kristi Haik, Douglas W. Hume, Joe Mester, and Dave Thompson (CoPIs), Northern Kentucky University.
  3. 2014-date What is “NKU Community”? (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2015)
  4. 2014 Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at NKU (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2014)
  5. 2013 What is Student Success, Northern Kentucky University.
  6. 2012-date Cultural Models of Hope, Newport, Kentucky.
  7. 2012-date Sugar Cane Farming Community Development, Orange Walk, Belize.
  8. 2011-2013 Cultural Models of Recreation, Highland Heights, Kentucky.
  9. 2011-2012 Kin Transmission of Ritual Knowledge, Madagascar.
  10. 2010-2012 Combination Recycling Container Use, Northern Kentucky University.
  11. 2010-2012 Cultural Models of Local Governance, Kenton County, Kentucky.
  12. 2009-2012 Invasive Plant Education, Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties, Kentucky.
  13. 2009-2010 Impacts of Natural Disasters on Farmers, San Luis Obispo, California.
  14. 2009-2010 Big Bone Lick State Park Ecotourism Project, Union, Kentucky.
  15. 2008-2009 Transmission of Ecological Knowledge in Rural and Urban Kentucky.
  16. 2008-2009 Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area Project, Alexandria, Kentucky.
  17. 2007-2012 Student Identification of “Racial Types”, Kentucky.
  18. 2004 Risk Taking and Environmental Beliefs, Connecticut.
  19. 2003-2007 Student Identification of “Racial Types”, Connecticut.
  20. 2003 Age and Environmental Beliefs, Connecticut and Internet.
  21. 2002 Cultural Models of the Environment, Connecticut and Internet.
  22. 2001-2005 Dissertation Research, Madagascar.
  23. 1999-2000 The Internet and Birders, Internet.
  24. 1998-1999 Master’s Thesis Research, Hospital Operating Room, California.
  25. 1995-1997 Assistant Archæology Laboratory Director, California.
  26. 1994-1997 Assistant Archæology Field Director, California.
  27. 1994 Groundstone/Inversion Analysis, California.
  28. 1993-1994 Hospital Operating Room Ethnography, California.
  29. 1993 Projectile Point Analysis, California.
Publications and Reports
  1. 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.
  2. Forthcoming Hume, Douglas William. Yanomami. In Native Nations: The Survival of Fourth World Peoples, Second Edition, Sharlotte Neely, ed. JCharlton Publishing Ltd.
  3. 2017 Hume, Douglas William. Pedagogies of Evidence, Accident, and Discovery: Teaching and Learning Ethnographic Methodology, Theory, and Serendipity, Part I. Teaching Anthropology Blog, General Division of the American Anthropological Association, March 7.
  4. 2016 Hume, Douglas William. Darkness in Academia: Cultural Models of How Anthropologists and Journalists Write About Controversy. World Cultures eJournal 21(1).
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 2014 Hume, Douglas William. Weed Mitigation Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners. Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  10. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Anthropology: Tribal Warfare. Nature 494(7437):310.
  11. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. What Is Recreation? Community Opinions in Highland Heights, Kentucky. Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  12. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Malagasy Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge. Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 2(2):37-54.
  13. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Madagascar. In Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, Second Edition. George Philander, ed. Pp. 875-876. Sage Publications.
  14. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky. Center for Applied Anthropology (formerly Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  15. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. Book Review: Environmental Social Sciences, Methods and Research Design, edited by Ismail Vaccaro, Eric Alden Smith, and Shankar Aswani. Journal of Anthropology Research 67(4):608-609.
  16. 2010 Hume, Douglas William, Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Timothy Carpenter, Emela Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California: A Service-Learning Project. Center for Applied Anthropology (formerly Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  17. 2010 Washburn, Michael and Douglas William Hume. Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky: A Service-learning Project. Center for Applied Anthropology (formerly Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  18. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Belief Systems and Stakeholders in Madagascar’s Swidden Farming. Current Conservation 2(4):14.
  19. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Vary Gasy: Meanings of Rice and Implications for Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar. Plantes et sociétés dans l’océan Indien occidental [Plants and People in the Western Indian Ocean]. Etudes Océan Indien 42/43:243-56.
  20. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area Final Report. Center for Applied Anthropology (formerly Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  21. 2008 Hume, Douglas William. Geographic Overviews, Africa (East): Madagascar and Surrounding Islands. In Encyclopedia of Archaeology. Deborah M. Pearsall, ed. Pp. 17-19. Elsevier.
  22. 2008 Hume, Douglas William. Madagascar. In Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. George Philander, ed. Pp. 611-2. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  23. 2008 Hume, Douglas William. Political Ecology Society (PESO) Panel on Plants and People in Madagascar. Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 19(3):57-58.
  24. 2007 Hume, Douglas William and Sharlotte Neely. Public and Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University. Society for Applied Anthropology Newsletter 18(4):34-37.
  25. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Game Theory. In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Volume 2. Paul Robbins, ed. Pp. 721-2. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  26. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Mode of Production. In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Volume 3. Paul Robbins, ed. Pp. 1154-5. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  27. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Prisoner’s Dilemma. In Encyclopedia of Environment and Society, Volume 4. Paul Robbins, ed. Pp. 1427-9. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
  28. 2006 Hume, Douglas William. Swidden Agriculture and Conservation in Eastern Madagascar: Stakeholder Perspectives and Cultural Belief Systems. Conservation and Society 4(2):287-303.
  29. 2006 Hume, Douglas William. Tanim-Bary Rituals Among the Betsimisaraka in Andasibe. Taloha 16-17.
  30. 2006 Hume, Douglas William et Traduit par L. Modeste Rakotondrasoa. Rituels des Tanim-bary chez les Betsimisaraka d’Andasibe. Taloha 16-17.
  31. 2005 Hume, Douglas William. Agriculture in Madagascar: Conservation and Cultural Meanings of Rice. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut.
  32. 1999 Hume, Douglas William. Towards a Synthesis of Ethnoscience and Symbolic Anthropology: An Ethnography of Surgical Culture. M.A. thesis, Department of Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton.
  33. 1995 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Um Hapi Qaa’öniwti (You Really Have Become Corn): The Hopi Concept of Self. Anthropological Perspectives 3:15-20.
  34. 1994 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Projectile Points. In Glimpses of Prehistoric America. Constance Cameron, ed. Pp. 18-9. Fullerton: Museum of Anthropology, California State University, Fullerton.
  35. 1994 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Picking a Case: An Ethnography of a Surgical Nurse. Anthropological Perspectives 2:42-46.
  36. 1994 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Inversion Method: Groundstone Analysis of CA-ORA-35, The Los Piños Site. California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention.
  37. 1993 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Beringia: Controversies Arise. in Anthropological Perspectives 1:35-51.
  38. 1993 Orr [Hume], Douglas William. Projectile Point Analysis: CA-ORA-35, The Los Piños Site. California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention.
Presentations
  1. Submitted Hume, Douglas William. Roy D’Andrade’s Influence on Cultural Model Research: One Anthropologist’s Story. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., November 29 – December 3, 2017.
  2. Submitted Hume, Douglas William. Invited Session: Cognitive Anthropology and Cultural Models: Papers in Memory of Roy Goodwin D’Andrade. Session Organizer and Chair. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., November 29 – December 3, 2017.
  3. Submitted 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 4pth Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, April 22, 2017.
  4. Accepted 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.
  5. 2016 Hume, Douglas William, Wesley Allen-Arave, Stephen Chrisomalis, and Stephen M. Lyon. Pedagogies of Evidence, Accident, and Discovery: Teaching and Learning Ethnographic Methodology, Theory, and Serendipity. Executive Session Roundtable. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, November 17, 2016.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 2016 Hume, Douglas William. Towards a Cultural Model of Goals among Members of a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community. Society for Applied Anthropology 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, April 2, 2016.
  9. 2016 Hume, Douglas William. Definitions and Boundaries of Community: Data Collection and Analyses of a Squishy Concept. Session Chair. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, March 31, 2016.
  10. 2015 Hume, Douglas William. What is “Hope”?: Cultural Models of Hope within a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community. Poster. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, November 20, 2015.
  11. 2015 Hume, Douglas William. Searching for “Community”: Collecting Data on Something People Cannot Define. Kentucky Academy of Sciences 2015 Annual Meeting at Northern Kentucky University, November 14, 2015.
  12. 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.
  13. 2015 Hume, Douglas William. Darkness in El Dorado: Implications for Anthropological Ethics – Indigenous Rights and Accusations of Academic Misconduct. “Human Subjects Research in Contentious Contexts”, International Working Group, Office for Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, August 12, 2015
  14. 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.
  15. 2015 Hume, Douglas William. Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: Applying Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses to Perceptions and Experiences. Session Chair. Society for Applied Anthropology 2015 Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 26, 2015.
  16. 2014 Hume, Douglas William. Evaluating Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: An Application of Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses in Discovering Cultural Models. Poster. American Anthropological Association 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 6, 2014.
  17. 2014 Hume, Douglas William. Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at Northern Kentucky University. Kentucky Academy of Sciences 2014 Annual Meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, November 16, 2014.
  18. 2014 Hume, Douglas William and D. Kent Johnson. The FEED Initiative: A Faculty/Student Inquiry to Address the “Wicked Problem” of Retention to Graduation. Association for General and Liberal Studies Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, September 26, 2014.
  19. 2014 Hume, Douglas William, Gisèle Loriot-Raymer, and Jennifer Webster. “What is Student Success?” Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond. Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat Conference, Northern Kentucky University METS Center, August 11, 2014.
  20. 2014 Hume, Douglas William, Jessica Boggs, Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Gabrielle Locke, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. Cultural Sketches of Peasant Sugar Cane Farmers: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2013. Session Chair. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting at Centre College, April 5, 2014.
  21. 2014 Hume, Douglas William. What is Student Success? Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond. Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Anthropological Sciences 2013 Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 20, 2014.
  22. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Cultural Models of Invasive Plants: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among the Farmland Owners of Northern Kentucky. Organizer and Chair. Invited Session, Cognitive Anthropology: Current and Future Engagements. Invited Session Sponsored by the Society for Anthropological Sciences. American Anthropological Association 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, November 21, 2013.
  23. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Cultural Models of Student Success: Alumni, Faculty, and Students. Kentucky Academy of Science 2013 Annual Meeting at Morehead State University, November 9, 2013.
  24. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Folk Knowledge of Invasive Plants in Northern Kentucky. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting at Bellarmine University, April 6, 2013.
  25. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Controlling Invasive Plants on Public and Private Lands: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmers. Society for Applied Anthropology 2013 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, March 20, 2013.
  26. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. Teaching Ethnographic Methods: Anthropology’s Successes and Failures. Invited Roundtable. Organizer and Chair. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2013 Annual Meeting in Mobile, Alabama, February 22, 2013.
  27. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. What are Cultural Models? Invited Session, Unanswered Questions in Anthropological Science. Invited Session Sponsored by the Society for Anthropological Sciences. American Anthropological Association 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, November 17, 2012.
  28. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Five Community-based Research Projects. Kentucky Engagement Conference at Western Kentucky University, November 9, 2012.
  29. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners. Kentucky Academy of Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, October 20, 2012.
  30. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Four Community Projects. Community Development Society Annual Meetings in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 21-25, 2012.
  31. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Kinship, Knowledge Transmission, and Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar. Session Chair. Society for Applied Anthropology 2012 Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, March 31, 2012.
  32. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. The Influence of Kinship on Swidden Farming Ritual Knowledge in Eastern Madagascar. Poster. American Anthropological Association Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, November 18, 2011.
  33. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. The Transmission of Ritual Knowledge Among Kin Groups in Eastern Madagascar. Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting at Murray State University, Kentucky, November 5, 2011.
  34. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 2011 Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, October 22, 2011.
  35. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies. Kentucky Conference on Converging Trends in Teaching & Learning in Erlanger, Kentucky, May 23, 2011.
  36. 2011 Hume, Douglas William. Mitigating the Risks of Climate Change: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California. in Making the Human Dimension Count: Applied Anthropology in Interdisciplinary Climate Change Research Projects. Society for Applied Anthropology 2011 Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2011.
  37. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. The Yanomami Controversy, a Decade Later: Reflections on Teaching, Research, Professional Ethics and Institutional Policy. Invited Round Table Co-sponsored by the American Ethnological Society and Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology. Participant. American Anthropological Association Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 20, 2010.
  38. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. Circulation, Exchange, and Redistribution of Resources, People, and Power: Relationship to Risk and Security. Discussant. Invited Session Co-sponsored by the Evolutionary Anthropology Society and Society for Anthropological Sciences. Discussant. American Anthropological Association Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 19, 2010.
  39. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. Minimizing Risk by Sharing Resources: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California. Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky, November 13, 2010.
  40. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. The Hybrid Classroom: Combining Traditional and Online Pedagogy to Increase Student Learning Outcomes. Kentucky Convergence Conference in Erlanger, Kentucky, November 5, 2010.
  41. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. Conservation and Ethnoecology in Madagascar. Purdue University Anthropology Colloquium Series, West Lafayette, Indiana, October 29, 1010.
  42. 2010 Hume, Douglas William, Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Emela Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California: A Service-Learning Project. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting in Columbia, Kentucky, October 2, 2010.
  43. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. A Service Learning Project: Impacts of Natural Disasters on Farmers in San Luis Obispo, California. Greater Cincinnati Global Youth Service Summit at the Duke Energy Convention Center, April 17, 2010.
  44. 2010 Hume, Douglas William. Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Community Projects. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Mérida, México, March 24, 2010.
  45. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Cultural Models of Farming, Rice and Nature: Guiding Policy using Cognitive Anthropology in Eastern Madagascar and Northern Kentucky. in Making Cognitive Approaches in Environmental Anthropology Count: Bridging Findings to Policy. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 5, 2009.
  46. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Cultural Models of Nature and Conservation in Northern Kentucky. Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Highland Heights, Kentucky, November 14, 2009.
  47. 2009 Hume, Douglas William, Lindsey Barley, Timothy Carpenter, and Laura Burford. Oral History and Conservation Attitudes at Hawthorne Crossing, Kentucky. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting in Murray, Kentucky. November 7, 2009.
  48. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Plant Discourses: Cultural Implications of Plants on Development in Madagascar. Chair and Organizer. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 20, 2009.
  49. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Vary Gasy: Meanings of Rice and Implications for Agricultural Development in Eastern Madagascar. in Plant Discourses: Cultural Implications of Plants on Development in Madagascar. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Santa Fe, New Mexico, March 20, 2009.
  50. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Cultural Consensus and the Transmission of Knowledge. in Scientific Methods in Cognitive Anthropology Research. Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 20, 2009.
  51. 2008 Hume, Douglas William. “My father said it was so”: The Transmission of Ecological Knowledge in Rural and Urban Kentucky. Poster Session Chair. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, November 21, 2008.
  52. 2008 Hume, Douglas William. Farmer’s Categories of “Wet” and “Dry”: Implications for Agricultural Development in Madagascar. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Memphis, Tennessee, March 28.
  53. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Medicinal Plants as Conservation Capital in Andasibe, Madagascar. Poster. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., November 29.
  54. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Malagasy Healers as Conservationists. Session Chair. Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting at Northern Kentucky University, September 22.
  55. 2007 Hume, Douglas William. Rice Preferences in Madagascar: Obstacles in the Sustainable Development of Agriculture. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Tampa, Florida, March 30.
  56. 2006 Hume, Douglas William. Obstacles in the Agricultural Development of Eastern Madagascar: Variation in Cultural Models of Rice Types by Scientists, Consumers and Farmers. Poster Session Chair. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, November 18.
  57. 2006 Hume, Douglas William. Agriculture in Madagascar: Comparison of the Rituals of Swidden and Irrigated Farming. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Vancouver, British Columbia, April 1.
  58. 2005 Hume, Douglas William. Swidden and Irrigated Farming Rituals in Andasibe, Madagascar. Poster. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 2.
  59. 2005 Hume, Douglas William. Malagasy Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge. Poster. Meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology in Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 9.
  60. 2004 Hume, Douglas William. Swidden Agriculture: The Influence of Conservation Organizations on Indigenous Knowledge. Roy Rappaport Panel. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, November 17-21 (Atlanta, December 18).
  61. 2004 Hume, Douglas William. Agricultural Change in Eastern Madagascar. Session Chair. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas, April 3.
  62. 2003 Hume, Douglas William. Swidden Farming in Madagascar: Cultural Models versus Actual Behavior. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois, November 20.
  63. 2002 Hume, Douglas William. Discounting, Human Effects and Place: Relationships Between Cultural Models of the Environment. Poster Session Chair. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 22.
  64. 2002 Hume, Douglas William. Conservation and Cultural Models in Madagascar. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, March 9.
  65. 2001 Hume, Douglas William. Community as ‘Place’: The Tragedy of the Commons, Cooperation and Community-Based Conservation in Madagascar. Part of organized panel, Ecology, Culture and the Transformation of Values: Place-based Analyses and Globalization, to the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., November 28.
  66. 2000 Hume, Douglas William. Birder Identity and Environmental Conservation: Is Knowledge Enough? American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, November 19.
  67. 1998 Hume, Douglas William. North American Culture Areas: Uses and Limitations of Population Patterning. Poster. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 5.
  68. 1996 Hume, Douglas William. Projectile Points and Groundstone Artifacts from CA-ORA-35: A Preliminary Analysis. Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting at Loyola Marymount University, California, May 4.
  69. 1996 Hume, Douglas William, Leroy Joesink-Mandeville and Constance Cameron. Investigations at the Nichols Institute Site (CA-ORA-840a): An Early Occupation at the “Milling Stone Culture”. Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting at Loyola Marymount University, California, May 4.
  70. 1995 Hume, Douglas William. Using the Inversion Method in a California Archæological Site. Poster Session Chair. Archæological Institute of America Annual Meeting at San Diego, California, December 27.
  71. 1995 Hume, Douglas William. Environmental Archæology: The Use of Biology, Geology, and Geography in Archæological Interpretation. Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting at California State University, Fullerton, California, May 6.
  72. 1995 Hume, Douglas William. The Inversion Method: Understanding Vertical Distribution Within Archæological Sites. Southwestern Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California, April 8.
  73. 1995 Hume, Douglas William. Environmental Archæology: The Use of Biology, Geology, and Geography in Archæological Interpretation. Sacramento Anthropological Society Symposium “Anthropology at Work: Show and Tell in the Four Fields.” Sacramento, California, March 18.
Grants and Fellowships
  1. In Progress Cultural Models of Nature Across Cultures: Categorization Strategies and Analyses of Consensus, Cultural Models of Nature Across Cultures: Categorization Strategies and Analyses of Consensus, Giovanni Bennardo (PI), Northern Illinois University; Teferi Abate Adem (CoPI), Yale University; Leandro Mahalem de Lima (CoPI), University of Sãn Paulo; Victor C. de Munck (CoPI), SUNY La Paltz; Allison Harnish (CoPI), Albion College; Douglas W. Hume (CoPI), Northern Kentucky University; Eric C. Jones (CoPI), University of Texas; Stephen M. Lyon (CoPI), Durham University; Anna Maria Paini (CoPI), University of Verona; Katharine L. Wiegele (CoPI), Northern Illinois University; Wenyi Zhang (CoPI), Sun Yat-sen University, National Science Foundation.
  2. 2017 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($1,250) NKU.
  3. 2016 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($1,250) NKU.
  4. 2016 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($400), NKU.
  5. 2016 Faculty International Travel Award ($750), NKU.
  6. 2015 Center for Integrative Natural Sciences and Mathematics, with Dave Thompson and Kristi Haik, “Biological and Cultural Contributors to Kidney Disease in Sri Lankan Farmworkers” ($6,339), NKU.
  7. 2015 College of Arts and Sciences Strategic Investment Proposal, with Dave Thompson and Kristi Haik, “Biological and Cultural Contributors to Kidney Disease in Sri Lankan Farmworkers” ($2,762), NKU.
  8. 2015 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($1,250), NKU.
  9. 2015 (with Kaitlyn Ragland and Stefen Kienzle) Undergraduate Research Council Award for Student Research & Creative Activity Abroad ($2,000), NKU.
  10. 2015 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($398), NKU.
  11. 2014 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($1180), NKU.
  12. 2013 Arts & Sciences Professional Development Fund for Tenured Associate Faculty Grant ($500), NKU.
  13. 2011 Arts & Sciences Tenure-track Grant ($1,250), NKU.
  14. 2011 Faculty International Travel Award ($500), NKU.
  15. 2011 Faculty Project Grant ($6,000), NKU.
  16. 2010 University-community Partnership Mini-Grant ($500), NKU.
  17. 2010 University-community Partnership Mini-Grant ($271), NKU.
  18. 2010 Arts & Sciences Tenure-track Grant ($1,000), NKU.
  19. 2009 University-community Partnership Mini-Grant ($500), NKU.
  20. 2008 Faculty Summer Fellowship ($6,000), NKU.
  21. 2004 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship ($2,000), University of Connecticut.
  22. 2004 Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation (BCS-0349981, James Boster PI, $5,852).
  23. 2004 Extraordinary Expense Award ($1,000), Graduate School, University of Connecticut.
  24. 2002 Travel Grant, University of Connecticut ($500), Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
  25. 2001 Summer Research Grant ($1,500), University of Connecticut Anthropology Department, Preliminary Dissertation Research, Madagascar.
  26. 2001 Summer Research Fellowship ($2,000), University of Connecticut Anthropology Department, Preliminary Dissertation Research, Madagascar.
  27. 2000 Travel Grant ($500), University of Connecticut, American Anthropological Association Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  28. 2000 Summer Research Grant ($1,400), University of Connecticut Anthropology Department, Intensive French Language Course, Paris, France.
  29. 1994 Departmental Associations Council ($200) CSU Fullerton, publication grant for program of First Annual Anthropology Student Symposium, and Anthropological Perspectives, Volume 3.
Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  1. 2016 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  2. 2015 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  3. 2015 Master Advisor Re-certification, NKU.
  4. 2014 Phi Beta Delta – Zeta Phi Chapter, Honor Society for International Scholars, NKU.
  5. 2013 Master Advisor Re-certification, NKU.
  6. 2013 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  7. 2012 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  8. 2011 Outstanding Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Resource Center, NKU.
  9. 2011 Engaging Hearts and Minds, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU.
  10. 2011 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  11. 2011 Master Advisor Re-certification, NKU.
  12. 2011 Nominated, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU.
  13. 2010 Nominated, Outstanding Academic Advisor, Academic Advising Resource Center, NKU.
  14. 2010 Nominated, Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, College of Arts and Sciences, NKU.
  15. 2010 Nominated, Marquis Who’s Who in America.
  16. 2009 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  17. 2009 Master Advisor, NKU.
  18. 2007 Senior Survey Recognition, NKU.
  19. 2004 Sixth Annual Rappaport Panel, Anthropology and Environment Section, American Anthropological Association.
  20. 2002 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Connecticut.
  21. 1999 Professional Achievement Award, Anthropology Department, CSU Fullerton.
  22. 1995 Special Project Award, Anthropology Department, CSU, Fullerton.
  23. 1995 Organizational Excellence Award, Anthropology Department, CSU, Fullerton.
  24. 1994 Lambda Alpha, Eta Chapter, Honors, Anthropology Department, CSU, Fullerton.
  25. 1994 Distinguished Service Award, Anthropology Department, CSU, Fullerton.
  26. 1994 Organizational Excellence Award, Anthropology Department, CSU, Fullerton.
Courses Taught, in Progress, and in Development
Northern Kentucky University
  1. ANT 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    • Face-to-Face Fall 2007 (x2), Spring 2008 (x2), and Fall 2008, Summer 2011 (x2), Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2016;
    • Hybrid Fall 2009, Spring 2010, and Fall 2010;
    • Online Winter 2008, Summer 2009 (x2), Winter 2009, Summer 2010 (x2), Winter 2010, Summer 2011 (x2), Summer 2012 (x2), Winter 2012, Summer 2013 (x2), Winter 2013, Summer 2014 (x2), Winter 2014, Summer 2015 (x2), Winter 2015, Summer 2016 (x2);
    • Honors Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, and Spring 2012.
  2. ANT 201 World Cultures, Spring 2014.
  3. ANT 245 Peoples of Latin American and the Caribbean, Fall 2011-14.
  4. ANT 273 Race, Gender, and Culture, Spring 2008-10.
  5. ANT 275 Language and Culture, Fall 2007-16.
  6. ANT 299 Independent Study, Spring 2012 and 2014.
  7. ANT 309 Peoples of Africa, Spring 2013 and 2015.
  8. ANT 317 Ecological Anthropology, Spring 2011.
  9. ANT 325 Applied Anthropology, Spring 2009-15.
  10. ANT 328 Contemporary Issues in Anthropology, Fall 2015-16.
  11. ANT 340 Ethnographic Methods, Fall 2014, and Fall 2016.
  12. ANT 342 Quantitative Research in Anthropology, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Fall 2011, Fall 2013, and Fall 2015.
  13. ANT 345 Environmental Anthropology, Spring 2008, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2012, Spring 2014, and Spring 2016.
  14. ANT 363 Language and Thought, Spring 2010 and Spring 2012.
  15. ANT 365/565 Belize Ethnographic Field School, Summer 2013-6.
  16. ANT 401 Culture Theory, Spring 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  17. ANT 480 Anthropology Capstone, Fall 2013-Spring 2016.
  18. ANT 499 Independent Study, Spring 2012, Summer 2009 (x5), Fall 2009, Winter 2009, Spring 2010, Summer 2010, and Spring 2013 (x2), Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015 (x3), Fall 2015, Summer 2015, Spring 2016 (x4), Fall 2016 (x2).
  19. ANT 699 Independent Study, Fall 2009.
  20. HNR 491 Honors Interdisciplinary Capstone, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2012 (x2), Spring 2013 (x2), Spring 2016, Fall 2016 (x3).
Other Institutions
  1. ANT 100 Other People’s Worlds, University of Connecticut, Fall 1999, Fall 2000, Spring 2002, Fall 2002, Fall 2003, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Spring 2005, Summer 2005 (x2), Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Summer 2006 (x2), Winter 2006, and Summer 2007 (x2).
  2. ANT 100W Other People’s Worlds, Writing Intensive, University of Connecticut, Fall 2006.
  3. ANT 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Southern Connecticut State University, Spring 2007.
  4. ANT 105L Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Quinebaug Valley Community College, Fall 2006.
  5. ANT 106 Introduction to Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Spring 2000.
  6. ANT 220W Social Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Spring 2001, Summer 2005 (x2), Summer 2006 (x2) Fall 2006, Spring 2007, and Summer 2007 (x2).ANT 244 Culture, Language and Thought, University of Connecticut, Spring 2001 and Summer 2002.
  7. ANT 282 People and the Conservation of Nature, University of Connecticut, Fall 2005.
  8. WMS 105 Gender in Everyday Life, University of Connecticut, Fall 2006.
Service Learning Projects
  1. 2014-date What is “NKU Community”? (Language and Culture Fall 2014 and Applied Anthropology Spring 2015)
  2. 2014 Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at NKU (Applied Anthropology, Spring 201)
  3. 2012-date What is Hope?, Newport, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology Spring 2013 and 2015 and Language and Culture Fall 2015)
  4. 2011-2013 What is Recreation?, Highland Heights, Kentucky (Language and Culture, Fall 2011; Honors Cultural Anthropology and Applied Anthropology Spring 2012)
  5. 2010-2012 Cultural Models of Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky (Honors Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Spring 2011).
  6. 2010-2013 Combination Recycling Container Use at Northern Kentucky University (Ecological Anthropology, Spring 2011; Quantitative Methods, Fall 2011)
  7. 2009-2010 Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California (Independent Studies, Fall 2009, Winter 2009, and Spring 2010).
  8. 2009-2013 Farmer Invasive Plant Folk Knowledge in Boone, Campbell and Kenton Counties, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2010 and 2011; Quantitative Methods, Fall 2011).
  9. 2010 Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky (Independent Studies, Summer 2009 and 2010).
  10. 2009 Oral History and Community Opinion of the Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area, Kentucky (Applied Anthropology, Spring 2009, and Independent Studies, Summer and Fall 2009).
Student Mentoring
Student Grant Applications Mentored
  1. 2017 Emily Fox (with Dr. David Thompson), Examining Potential Environmental Factors Associated With Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Rural Farmers of Belize, Student Undergraduate Research & Creativity Award, Northern Kentucky University.
  2. 2015 Katie Ragland and Stefan Keinzle, Student Photo Essay Project, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University.
  3. 2015 Colin Bindas, Stephanie Feltner, Nicholas Thaxton, and Gina Yoon, Student Presentation/Publication Awards, Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation.
  4. 2014 Bricking, Adelle, Gabriella Locke, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach, Student Presentation/Publication Awards, Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation.
  5. 2012 Christopher Burdett, Preparing for Sojourn: Self-preparation and Education Abroad. Student Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award, Northern Kentucky University Research Foundation (Not Awarded).
Student Honors Thesis Mentored
  1. 2016-date Cadence Blevins, What is NKU’s Community?
  2. 2016-date Emily Fox, Northern Belize Sugar Cane Farmers and Gender.
  3. 2016-date Laura Murrell, Cultural Models of Nature among Northern Belize and Northern Kentucky Farmers.
  4. 2012-13 Stephanie Zach, Changing the Afterlife: an Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize.
  5. 2012-13 Rosa Christophel, Rock Climbers’ Relationship with the Environment.
  6. 2009-10 Myra Justus, Women and Yaoi: A Queer Relationship.
Student Presentations Mentored
  1. Submitted Zigelmier, Kourtney, Emily Fox, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, and Cailey Radcliffe. Attribute and Network Analyses of Sugar Cane Varieties Among Northern Belize Farmers. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 11, 2017.
  2. Submitted Pennycuff, Shelby. The Pen is Mightier: The Microculture of English Professors. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 11, 2017.
  3. Submitted Dunbar, Chad. The Secret World of DC Universe Online Gamers: Ethnography of Massively Multiplayer Online. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 11, 2017.
  4. Submitted Thompson, Samuel. Keeping Track: An Attribute Analysis of Client Paperwork and Work at The Point ArchGamers. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 11, 2017.
  5. 2016 Fox, Emily. Gender Among Sugarcane Farmers in Northern Belize. Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, November 17, 2016.
  6. 2016 Ragland, Kaitlyn. Sugar Cane Varieties and a Changing Industry in Northern Belize. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 12, 2016.
  7. 2016 Yoon, Gina. These Shoes are Made for Walking: An Analysis of Shoes Worn by Female Students at Commencement. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 12, 2016.
  8. 2016 Yoon, Gina. In Search of Grue: An Analysis of the Blue-Green Color Boundary. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 12, 2016.
  9. 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.
  10. 2015 Scranton, Tyler. At The Mercy of the Tones: An Ethnography of Firefighters. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 15, 2015.
  11. 2015 Chapin, David. “Those Little …Angels”: An Ethnography of a Children’s Long-term Therapeutic Facility. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 15, 2015.
  12. 2015 Vance, Liza. Systematically Unsystematic: Randomization of Policing within the Community. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 15, 2015.
  13. 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.
  14. 2015 Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize. Six@Six: Student Series, Northern Kentucky University, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, March 16, 2015.
  15. 2014 Bailey, Brittney, Colin Bindas, Jamie Carroll, Brittany High, Kaden Pendleton-Deramus, Allison Perrin, Cari Polly, Ruby Wright, and Gina Yoon. Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at Northern Kentucky University. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 16, 2014.
  16. 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.
  17. 2013 Christophel, Rosa. Rock Climbers’ Relationship with the Environment. Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, November 20, 2013.
  18. 2013 Zach, Stephanie. Changing the Afterlife: an Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize. Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, November 20, 2013.
  19. 2010 Justus, Myra. Women and Yaoi: A Queer Relationship. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 22, 2010.
  20. 2010 Carpenter, Timothy, Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Emela Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. Effects of Natural Disasters on Farmers in San Luis Obispo County, California: Participant Action Research in Applied Anthropology. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 8, 2010
  21. 2010 Talbert, Kevin. Effects of Different Forms of Disaster Relief Among Central California Migrant Farm Workers. Poster. Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Mérida, México, March 26, 2010.
Professional Development: Research Methods Training
  1. 2010 Short Course on Text Analysis. Instructors: Clarence Gravlee and Amber Wutich. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 19-23.
  2. 2009 Short Course on Behavior Measurement in Naturalistic Settings. Instructors: Raymond Hames and Michael Paolisso. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 13–17.
  3. 2009 Short Course on Social Network Analysis. Instructors: Jeffrey C. Johnson and Christopher McCarty. Supported by the National Science Foundation. Duke Marine Labs, Beaufort, North Carolina, July 20–24.
Professional Development: Teaching Methods Training
Teaching Courses Attended
  1. 2002 Curriculum Laboratory (EDCI 326), Fall, University of Connecticut.
Teaching Conferences Attended
  1. 2015 Meet, Greet, and Grab an Idea: Exploring Student Success, METS Center, Kentucky, August 10.
  2. 2014 Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat: Sharing Best Practices in Teaching, METS Center, Kentucky, August 11.
  3. 2012 Kentucky Innovations Conference, METS Center, Kentucky, May 16-18.
  4. 2011 Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat: Sharing Best Practices in Teaching, METS Center, Kentucky, August 17.
  5. 2010 Kentucky Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lexington, May 26 and 27.
  6. 2008 Kentucky Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Lexington, May 21 and 22.
Teaching Communities/Institutes
  1. 2010 Taking Your Course to the Next Level, Summer Faculty Institute, Northern Kentucky University, June 22-24.
  2. 2009 Active Learning, Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment: Quality Enhancement Plan Implementation, Summer Faculty Institute, Northern Kentucky University, June 1-4.
  3. 2008 Second Life Learning Community, Northern Kentucky University, Fall.
Teaching Workshops Organized
  1. 1996 Archæology: Dig, Discover & Detect – Integrating Yesterday’s Artifacts into Today’s Curriculum, Co-Chairs: Carole F. Bailey, Archæological Institute of America, Orange County Society and Douglas W. Hume, Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honor Society, California State University, Fullerton. February 3.
Teaching Workshops Facilitated
  1. 2009 Teaching Online Tips and Tricks Panel Discussion, Northern Kentucky University, June 9.
  2. 2009 Building Websites with Joomla, Northern Kentucky University, April 14.
  3. 2004 Anthropology Department New Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 14.
  4. 2002 Using the Internet and WebCT in Teaching, Institute of Teaching and Learning Lunchtime Seminar, University of Connecticut, November 23.
  5. 2002 Leading a Discussion Section, Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 16.
Teaching Workshops Attended
  1. 2012 Service Learning Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, September 13.
  2. 2012 Experiential Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, January 26.
  3. 2011 Civic Engagement Workshop, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky, August 12.
  4. 2011 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Northern Kentucky University, April 14.
  5. 2011 Sharing of Best Practices on Active Learning or Learning Centered Programs/Courses, Northern Kentucky University, March 17.
  6. 2011 Values Beliefs and Expectation About Learning, Northern Kentucky University, January 27.
  7. 2010 The New (and Old) Ways Students Cheat: What You Can Do about It, Northern Kentucky University, November 13.
  8. 2010 Participant, Kentucky Campus Compact Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.
  9. 2008 Using Adobe Flex and XML, Northern Kentucky University, September 9.
  10. 2008 Teaching with and for Cultural Competence, Northern Kentucky University, June 5.
  11. 2008 Engaging Students Through the Teaching Cycle, Northern Kentucky University, June 4.
  12. 2008 Discussion Method Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, June 3.
  13. 2008 Online Assessment Strategies and Academic Integrity, Northern Kentucky University, June 3.
  14. 2008 Teaching for Social Justice, Northern Kentucky University, May 28.
  15. 2008 The Use of Scholarly Journals in the Classroom, Northern Kentucky University, May 28.
  16. 2008 Honor’s Workshops, Northern Kentucky University, May 9.
  17. 2008 Second Life Faculty Learning Community Lunch, Northern Kentucky University, April 24.
  18. 2008 Friday Laptop Lounge, Responding to Student Writing Online, Northern Kentucky University, March 21.
  19. 2008 Active Learning through the Teaching Cycle, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, March 20.
  20. 2008 Active Learning through the Teaching Cycle, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, March 6.
  21. 2008 Word 2003 Working Collaboratively, Northern Kentucky University, February 28.
  22. 2008 Teaching Portfolios, Documenting Teaching for Review, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, February 28.
  23. 2008 Friday Laptop Lounge, Top Ten Online Learning Tools for 2008, Northern Kentucky University, February 22.
  24. 2008 Teaching and Learning with Intercultural Competence, Northern Kentucky University, February 14.
  25. 2008 Teaching Portfolios: Documenting Teaching for Review, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, February 7.
  26. 2008 Fostering Critical Thinking, Part II, Northern Kentucky University, January 31.
  27. 2008 Fostering Critical Thinking, Part I, Northern Kentucky University, January 24.
  28. 2008 Powerpoint 2003, Effective Presentations Plus Bells and Whistles, Northern Kentucky University, January 24.
  29. 2008 Spring Blackboard Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, January 7.
  30. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard and media, Northern Kentucky University, November 16.
  31. 2007 Put Your Movies and Music Online, Northern Kentucky University, November 13.
  32. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard Grading, Northern Kentucky University, November 9.
  33. 2007 Digitize Your Videos, Northern Kentucky University, November 8.
  34. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard, Northern Kentucky University, November 2.
  35. 2007 Critically Reflexive Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, November 1.
  36. 2007 Podcast Your Lectures, iTunes U, Northern Kentucky University, October 30.
  37. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Student Portfolio and Assessment Management, Northern Kentucky University, October 26.
  38. 2007 Social Interaction Software, Northern Kentucky University, October 23.
  39. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Clickers in the Classroom, Northern Kentucky University, October 19.
  40. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Google Tools, Northern Kentucky University, October 12.
  41. 2007 Creating Classroom Community, Northern Kentucky University, October 11.
  42. 2007 Improve Your Web Site’s Accessibility and Usability, Northern Kentucky University, October 9.
  43. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Zotero, Northern Kentucky University, October 5.
  44. 2007 Copyright for the Classroom, Part 2-Advanced Teach Act, Northern Kentucky University, October 4.
  45. 2007 Copyright for the Classroom, Part 1-Introduction to Fair Use, Northern Kentucky University, October 4.
  46. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Google Reader, Northern Kentucky University, September 28.
  47. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, del.icio.us, Northern Kentucky University, September 21.
  48. 2007 Friday Laptop Lounge, Blackboard, Northern Kentucky University, September 14.
  49. 2007 Creative Writing in the Classroom, University of Connecticut, February 21.
  50. 2006 Teaching Portfolios, University of Connecticut, October 28.
  51. 2006 Copyright & Reserves, University of Connecticut, September 20.
  52. 2006 Writing as Re-Writing: Making Revision Matter for Students, University of Connecticut, September 6.
  53. 2006 Integrating Sources, Avoiding Plagiarism, University of Connecticut, March 15.
  54. 2006 How to Encourage Good Study Skills, University of Connecticut, March 22.
  55. 2006 Teaching Anthropology ‘W’ Courses, University of Connecticut, January 17.
  56. 2005 Teaching Style, University of Connecticut, October 19.
  57. 2005 Responding to Student Writing, University of Connecticut, September 7.
  58. 2005 Introduction to WebVista, University of Connecticut, July 19.
  59. 2004 Streaming Media: Implications for Blended and Online Learning, University of Connecticut, March 10.
  60. 2004 Plagiarism – The “P” Word, University of Connecticut, February 11.
  61. 2002 WebCT Communication Tools, University of Connecticut, January 25.
  62. 2002 Getting Started with WebCT, University of Connecticut, January 24.
  63. 2002 Introduction to WebCT, University of Connecticut, January 24.
  64. 2001 Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 23.
  65. 2000 Teaching Assistant Workshop, University of Connecticut, August 18 and 19.
Professional Development: Advising Training
Master Advisor Workshops and Seminars Facilitated
  1. 2016 Documenting for Your Review, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, September 23.
  2. 2016 Documenting for Your Review, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, February 11.
  3. 2012 Master Advisor Seminar, Northern Kentucky University, May 7-8.
  4. 2011 Advising Students To Become Independent, Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, October 4.
  5. 2011 Outstanding Advisors 2010 and 2011 Question and Answer, Master Advisor Seminar, Northern Kentucky University, May 9.
Master Advisor Workshops Attended
  1. 2016 Writing an Advising Philosophy, Northern Kentucky University, March 1.
  2. 2016 Credit for Prior Learning Lunch & Learn, Northern Kentucky University, February 25.
  3. 2016 Best Practices for First Generation College Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 2.
  4. 2015 Adult Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 25.
  5. 2014 QPR Suicide Prevention Training, Northern Kentucky University, September 11.
  6. 2014 Advising Student Athletes, Northern Kentucky University, September 10.
  7. 2014 Advising & Financial Aid, Northern Kentucky University, September 9.
  8. 2013 Satisfactory Academic Progress, Northern Kentucky University, September 17.
  9. 2013 Advising as Teaching, Northern Kentucky University, September 16.
  10. 2012 Advising Student Athletes, Northern Kentucky University, September 25.
  11. 2012 Advising the First Generation College Student, Northern Kentucky University, January 25.
  12. 2011 The Informational Component of Academic Advising: Policies, Procedures and Beyond, Northern Kentucky University, March 3.
  13. 2010 The Role of Faculty Advisors in Student Success, Northern Kentucky University, May 13.
  14. 2010 Advising Students on Academic Probation, Northern Kentucky University, February 4.
  15. 2009 The Role of Academic Advising in Student Persistence, Northern Kentucky University, September 17.
  16. 2009 Business Warehouse: CM Data, Northern Kentucky University, June 18.
  17. 2009 Course Registration, Northern Kentucky University, June 12.
  18. 2009 Advisor Tab Training, Northern Kentucky University, June 5.
  19. 2009 Making the Grade: What Advisors and Administrators Need to Know to Better Assist Students with Disabilities, Northern Kentucky University, March 26.
  20. 2009 DIFS Makes the Difference in Student Motivation: Both Skill and Will are Needed for Student Success, Northern Kentucky University, February 27.
  21. 2009 Advisor Tab Training, Northern Kentucky University, February 5.
  22. 2008 Significant Conversations: The Art and Science of Communication in Transformational Advising, Northern Kentucky University, November 6.
  23. 2008 Master Advisor Workshop, Northern Kentucky University, May 19 and 20.
  24. 2008 Ensuring Advisor Success, Northern Kentucky University, April 17.
  25. 2008 Advisors Help Students SOAR to Academic Success: Selection, Organization, Association, and Regulation, Northern Kentucky University, February 29.
  26. 2008 Shared Responsibilities: What Advisors and Administrators Need to Know to Better Assist GLBTQA Students, Northern Kentucky University, February 7.
Professional Activities
Book, Grant, and Manuscript Proposal Reviews
  1. 2017 Grant Review, National Science Foundation.
  2. 2016 Book Review, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics, Pearson.
  3. 2015 Book Proposal Review, University of Toronto Press.
  4. 2015 Book Review, W. W. Norton.
  5. 2013 Book Review, Oxford University Press.
  6. 2012 Manuscript Review, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology.
  7. 2011 Book Proposal Review, Routledge.
  8. 2011 Book Proposal Review, MIT Press.
  9. 2011 Manuscript Review, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology.
  10. 2010 Manuscript Review, Culture and Agriculture Journal.
  11. 2010 Book Review, Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology.
  12. 2010 Book Review, Human Culture: Highlights of Cultural Anthropology.
  13. 2010 Book Review, Linguistic Anthropology.
  14. 2009 Manuscript Review, Madagascar Conservation & Development.
  15. 2009 Book Review, Culture Counts: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology.
  16. 2009 Book Review, This Book is Not Required: An Emotional Survival Manual for Students, Third Edition.
  17. 2008 Manuscript Review, Human Organization.
  18. 2002 Manuscript Review, Journal of Ecological Anthropology.
  19. 1994-1995 Editor, Anthropological Perspectives, CSU, Fullerton.
  20. 1993-1994 Associate Editor, Anthropological Perspectives, CSU, Fullerton.
Online Teaching Platform Reviews
  1. 2012 Pearson Education MyAnthroLab Focus Group for Anthropology, March 7.
  2. 2010 Pearson Education MyAnthroLab Focus Group for Anthropology, February 4.
  3. 2009 Pearson Education Innovation Focus Group for Anthropology, October 8.
  4. 2009 Pearson Education WebEx Focus Group for Anthropology Instructors, April 27.
  5. 2008-date Blackboard Beta Testing, Northern Kentucky University.
  6. 2005-6 Beta Testing Group, Vista Upgrade, University of Connecticut.
  7. 2003 Wadsworth, Review of BCA, Web based teaching tool. December 12.
  8. 2002 Wadsworth, Review of BCA, Web-based Teaching Tool, September 23.
Professional Consulting
  1. 2011 Foraging Behavior. Proctor and Gamble, Clay Street Project. Cincinnati, Ohio, December.
  2. 2009 Human Communities. Proctor and Gamble, Clay Street Project. Cincinnati, Ohio, February 10.
Professional Memberships
  1. 2007-date Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  2. 2007-date Kentucky Academy of Science.
  3. 2000-date Society for Applied Anthropology (Fellow).
  4. 1993-date American Anthropological Association (Society for Anthropological Sciences, Environmental Anthropology Section, Evolutionary Anthropology Section, and National Association for the Practice of Anthropology).
Service Activities
Anthropology Program
  1. 2014-15 Anthropology Search Committee Chair (tenure-track assistant professor), NKU.
  2. 2012-13 Anthropology Search Committee Chair (tenure-track assistant professor), NKU.
  3. 2012-13 Anthropology Search Committee Chair (renewable lecturer), NKU.
  4. 2011 Anthropology Search Committee (tenure-track assistant professor) Chair, NKU.
  5. 2008-date Anthropology Student Advisor, NKU.
  6. 2008-date Black & Gold Day, Northern Exposure, and Major/minor Fair Anthropology Representative, NKU.
  7. 2008-date Anthropology Listserv Manager, NKU.
  8. 2008, 2011, 2013, and 2014 Presenter at Anthropology Careers Day, NKU.
  9. 2007-date Web Manager, Anthropology Program, NKU.
  10. 2007-2011 Anthropology Major, Computer Competency Examiner, NKU.
Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Department
  1. 2011-2013 Department Chair Search Committee Member, NKU.
  2. 2007-date Web Manager, Sociology, Anthropology and Philosophy Department, NKU.
  3. 2007-2008 College Champions (NKU Web Site Redesign Committee) Member, NKU.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  1. 2015-date Strategic Planning Implementation Team, NKU.
  2. 2014 College Strategic Planning Advisory Group, NKU.
  3. 2014 Master Program Assessment Coordinator, NKU.
  4. 2012-2013 Student Success Study Group Chair, NKU.
  5. 2011-2012 Behavioral & Social Sciences Grants Group Faculty Facilitator, NKU.
  6. 2010-2011 Advanced Topics in Integrative Studies (IST 494) Course Design Committee, NKU.
  7. 2008-2009 Arts and Sciences Web Rebuild Committee Member, NKU.
Northern Kentucky University
  1. 2012-date Faculty Senator (representing Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philsophy), NKU.
  2. 2012 Master Advisor Seminar Committee, NKU.
  3. 2012 Outstanding Advisor Award Committee, NKU.
  4. 2011-date Faculty Service Learning Mentor, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, NKU.
  5. 2010-2011 Quality Enhancement Program Pilot, NKU.
  6. 2009-2011 Institutional Review Board Member, NKU.
  7. 2009 Quality Enhancement Program Learning Community, NKU.
  8. 2008-2010 Blackboard Beta Testing, NKU.
  9. 2007-2008 Sustainability Committee Member, NKU.
Discipline of Anthropology
  1. 2016-date Board Member, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association.
  2. 2016-date Program Committee, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association.
  3. 2015-date Faculty Advisor (Belize, Social/Behavioral Sciences), Cooperative Center for Study Abroad.
  4. 2015-date Web Manager, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association.
  5. 2015-date Listserv Manager, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association.
  6. 2015-2016 Executive Program Committee, American Anthropological Association.
  7. 2013-2016 Treasurer, Society for Anthropological Sciences Section, American Anthropological Association.
  8. 2013-date Associate Editor, Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  9. 2010-11 Vice President, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  10. 2009-2012 Associate Editor, Kentucky Journal of Anthropology and Sociology, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  11. 2008-date Listserv Manager, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  12. 2007-date Web Manager, Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky.
  13. 2000-date Web Manager, Darkness in El Dorado, Anthropological Niche of Douglas W. Hume.
Public/Community
  1. 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Odyssey of the Mind, Northern Kentucky Regional and State Judge.
  2. 2008-date Center for Applied Anthropology, NKU.