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Center for Applied Anthropology

Publications & Presentations

The following is a list of the publications and presentations that have resulted from service learning projects conducted by the Center for Applied Anthropology.

Publications

  1. 2019 Hume, Douglas William, Karin Floyd, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, Laura Oprisch, Andrea Shiverdecker, and Adriane Pontecorvo. Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2018 Season). Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  2. 2018 Murrell, Laura Bronte and Douglas W. Hume. A Comparison of Farmers’ Perceived Impacts on the Environment in Belize and Kentucky. Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 8(1):19-33.
  3. 2018 Hume, Douglas William, Kourtney Zigelmier, Allison Cate, Anna Cloud, Tessa Forwalt, Emily Fox, Laura Murrell, Samir Pich, Cailey Radcliffe, Emily Stephen, Samuel Velasquez, and Sage Boyers. Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2016 Season). Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 2014 Hume, Douglas William. Weed Mitigation Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners. Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  9. 2013 Zach, Stephanie. Changing the Afterlife: an Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize. Honors Thesis, Northern Kentucky University.
  10. 2013 Hume, Douglas William. What Is Recreation? Community Opinions in Highland Heights, Kentucky. Center for Applied Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University.
  11. 2012 Hume, Douglas William. Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky. Center for Applied Anthropology (Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  12. 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 (Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  13. 2010 Washburn, Michael and Douglas William Hume. Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky: A Service-learning Project. Center for Applied Anthropology (Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.
  14. 2009 Hume, Douglas William. Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area Final Report. Center for Applied Anthropology (Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group) at Northern Kentucky University.

Presentations

  1. 2019 Gilbert, Autumn. Perceptions of Greek Life at Northern Kentucky University. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 9, 2019.
  2. 2019 Mejia, Fantasia. Perceptions of Student Success. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 9, 2019.
  3. 2019 Haupt, Rachel, Karin Floyd, Autumn Gilbert, and Fantasia Majia. Ethnographic Research on Child Labor in Northern Belize. Poster. Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, April 9, 2019.
  4. 2019 Hume, Douglas William, Karin Floyd-Glutz, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, Fantasia Mejia, Laura Oprisch, Adriane Pontecorvo, and Andrea Shiverdecker. Community Development and Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge: Findings of the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize, Parts I & II. Roundtable. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2019 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, March 19-23, 2019.
  5. 2018 Hume, Douglas William. Expert Knowledge Networks: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in San Jose, California, November 16, 2018.
  6. 2018 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 2017 Fox, Emily. Gender Roles Among Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize: Preliminary Research Findings. Poster. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2017.
  11. 2017 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 2016 Hume, Douglas William. Definitions and Boundaries of Community: Data Collection and Analyses of a Squishy Concept. Society for Anthropological Sciences 2016 Annual Meeting in Vancouver, March 31, 2016.
  18. 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 18-22, 2015.
  19. 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.
  20. 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 on April 18, 2015.
  21. 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.
  22. 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 24-28, 2015.
  23. 2015 Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. An Un-Belizable Experience. Six@Six: Student Series, Northern Kentucky University, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, March 16, 2015.
  24. 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. American Anthropological Association 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., December 6, 2014.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 2014 Hume, Douglas William, Jessica Boggs, Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Gabrielle Locke, 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.