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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

Lott, Jessica. 2021. "First Report of the Bernadette Watkins Park Feedback Project: Community Feedback." Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. [Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Lydia Alvarez, Julia Arzu, Abigail Burbank, Christian Cansino, Miranda Kaplan, Musseit M’Bareck, Jordan Myers, Madalyn Roberts, Edward Stephens, and Christy Valdez. 2021. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (Summer 2019).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.34166.11842. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Karin Floyd-Glutz, Autumn Gilbert, Rachael Haupt, Fantasia Mejia, Laura Oprisch, Adriane Pontecorvo, and Andrea Shiverdecker. 2019. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2018 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.10244.24964. [Cite, Download]
Murrell, Laura Bronte, and Douglas W. Hume. 2018. “A Comparison of Farmers’ Perceived Impacts on the Environment in Belize and Kentucky.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 8 (1): 19–33. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Kourtney Zigelmier, Allison Cate, Anna Cloud, Tessa Forwalt, Emily Fox, Laura Bronte Murrell, et al. 2018. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2016 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.18632.85760. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Clara Maxine Bone, Hannah Grace Howard, Charlee Hutchinson, Stefan Kienzle, Marguerite Kinne, Samantha Louise Krieger, et al. 2016. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2015 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21988.30087. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Colin Bindas, Stephanie Feltner, Gabriella Locke, Ian Takaoka, Nicholas Thaxton, Jade Michel Underland, and Gina Yoon. 2015. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2014 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.24504.88320. [Cite, Download]
Zach, Stephanie, and Douglas W. Hume. 2014. “Changing Mortuary Rites: An Ethnohistory of 19th Century and Contemporary Religion in Northern Belize.” Contemporary Journal of Anthropology and Sociology 4 (2): 149–61. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W. 2014. “Weed Mitigation Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners.” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.26182.60489. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Adelle Bricking, Rosa Christophel, Jesse Hendricks, Sofia Javed, Gabrielle Locke, Lydia Schuldt, Evan Steelman, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. 2014. “Report of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize (June 2013 Season).” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.21149.44001. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W. 2013. “What Is Recreation? Community Opinions in Highland Heights, Kentucky.” Highland Heights: Center for Applied Anthropology, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.17374.56643. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W. 2012. “Local Governance in Kenton County, Kentucky.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27440.89606. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W., Brandy Blust, Matthew Buttacavoli, Timothy Carpenter, Emila Halilovic, Kevin Talbert, and Michael Washburn. 2010. “Effects of Natural Disasters on Farms in the San Luis Obispo Region, California: A Service-Learning Project.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.14857.98400. [Cite, Download]
Washburn, Michael, and Douglas W. Hume. 2010. “Ecotourism at Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky: A Service-Learning Project.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.32474.06082. [Cite, Download]
Hume, Douglas W. 2009. “Hawthorne Crossing Conservation Area Final Report.” Highland Heights: Applied Environmental Anthropology Research Group, Northern Kentucky University. https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.29957.47841. [Cite, Download]

Presentations

  1. Submitted, Hume, Douglas W., Rebbecca Eder, Chantal Kifunga, and Joshua Stephenson. "Sugar Cane Farming Community Development During COVID: Findings of the 2021 Ethnographic Field School in Belize." Roundtable at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 22-26, 2022.
  2. Accepted Hume, Douglas W. "Ethnographic Fieldwork as Service-learning: Student Reflections from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize." Enduring Legacies of Ethnographic Field Schools, Parts 1 and 2. Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meetings, Baltimore, MD, November 17-21, 2021.
  3. Brondo, Kari (Co-organizer), Tim Wallace (Co-organizer), Douglas W. Hume, and Katherine Lambert-Pennington. "Field Schools in Uncertain Times: Assessing Risk for Host Communities, Students, and Faculty." Roundtable at the Society for Applied Anthropology Online Meeting, March 23-27, 2021.
  4. Hume, Douglas W. "Themes of Academic and Personal Growth: An Analysis of Student’s Service-learning Reflections from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize." Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Online Meeting, March 23-27, 2021.
  5. Hume, Douglas W., Julia Arzu, Jordan Myers, and Jack Stephens. "Sugar Cane Farming Community Development: Findings of the 2019 Ethnographic Field School in Belize." Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Spring Online Meeting, March 21, 2020.
  6. Haupt, Rachel, Karin Floyd, Autumn Gilbert, and Fantasia Majia. "Ethnographic Research on Child Labor in Northern Belize." Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 9, 2019.
  7. Hume, Douglas W., Autumn Gilbert, and Fantasia Mejia. "Research from the 2018 Ethnographic Field School in Belize: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development." Roundtable at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Campbellsville University, KY, April 6, 2019.
  8. Hume, Douglas W., 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 at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, March 19-23, 2019.
  9. Hume, Douglas W. "Expert Knowledge Networks: Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA, November 16, 2018.
  10. Hume, Douglas W. "Social Networks, Resiliency, and Development: Expert Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the NKU Spotlight on Scholarship, Northern Kentucky University, KY, October 25, 2018.
  11. Hume, Douglas W. "Expert Knowledge among Sugar Cane Farmers in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the Anthropologists & Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Thomas More Thomas More College, KY, April 14, 2018.
  12. Hume, Douglas W. "What is an Expert? Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Spring Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 6, 2018.
  13. Hume, Douglas W., 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." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 5, 2018.
  14. Hume, Douglas W. "Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize: A Report on the Progress of the Ethnographic Field School in Belize." Paper presented at the Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy Department Speaker Series, Northern Kentucky University, KY, January 29, 2018.
  15. Hume, Douglas W, 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 at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, KY, April 22, 2017.
  16. Hume, Douglas W., and Emily Fox. "Cultural Models of Nature among Farmers in Belize and Northern Kentucky: Preliminary Research Findings." Presentation at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Sante Fe, NM, March 31, 2017.
  17. Fox, Emily. "Gender Roles Among Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize: Preliminary Research Findings." Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 1, 2017.
  18. Zigelmier, Kourtney, Emily Fox, Laura (Bronte) Murrell, and Cailey Radcliffe. "Attribute and Network Analyses of Sugar Cane Varieties Among Northern Belize Farmers." Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 11, 2017.
  19. Hume, Douglas W., Wesley Allen-Arave, Stephen Chrisomalis, and Stephen M. Lyon. "Pedagogies of Evidence, Accident, and Discovery: Teaching and Learning Ethnographic Methodology, Theory, and Serendipity." Organized executive session roundtable at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, November 17, 2016.
  20. Hume, Douglas W. "Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge and Community Development: Findings from the Ethnographic Field School in Belize, June 2015." Paper presented at the Belize Archaeology Anthropology Symposium, San Ignacio Town, Belize, June 28, 2016.
  21. Hume, Douglas W., 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 at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Jefferson Community and Technical College, KY, April 23, 2016.
  22. Hume, Douglas W. "Towards a Cultural Model of Goals among Members of a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, April 2, 2016.
  23. Hume, Douglas W. "Definitions and Boundaries of Community: Data Collection and Analyses of a Squishy Concept." Paper presented at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, March 31, 2016.
  24. Fox, Emily. "Gender Among Sugarcane Farmers in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, NKU, November 17, 2016.
  25. Ragland, Kaitlyn. "Sugar Cane Varieties and a Changing Industry in Northern Belize." Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 12, 2016.
  26. 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 presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 15, 2015.
  27. Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. "Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize." Paper presented at Community Connections, Northern Kentucky University, KY, March 26, 2015.
  28. Locke, Gabriella, and Nicholas Thaxton. "Two Students’ Un-Belizable Experience: Community-based Research within Sugar Cane Farming Communities in Northern Belize." Paper presented at the Six@Six: Student Series, Northern Kentucky University, Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, KY, March 16, 2015.
  29. Hume, Douglas W. "What is 'Hope'?: Cultural Models of Hope within a Northern Kentucky Distressed Community." Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, November 20, 2015.
  30. Hume, Douglas W. "Searching for 'Community': Collecting Data on Something People Cannot Define." Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 14, 2015.
  31. Kienzle, Stefan, and Douglas W. Hume. "Sugar Cane Farming Knowledge in Northern Belize: Attribute Analyses of Qualitative Ethnographic Interview Data." Poster presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, November 13-4, 2015.
  32. Hume, Douglas W., 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." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky 4Annual Meeting, Centre College, KY, April 18, 2015.
  33. Hume, Douglas W. "Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: Applying Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses to Perceptions and Experiences." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, March 26, 2015.
  34. Hume, Douglas W. "Evaluating Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree: An Application of Consensus, Gap, and Network Analyses in Discovering Cultural Models." Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, December 6, 2014.
  35. Hume, Douglas W. "Perceived and Experienced Obstacles to Completing an Undergraduate Degree at Northern Kentucky University." Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY, November 16, 2014.
  36. Hume, Douglas W., and D. Kent Johnson. "The FEED Initiative: A Faculty/Student Inquiry to Address the 'Wicked Problem' of Retention to Graduation." Paper presented at the Association for General and Liberal Studies Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 26, 2014.
  37. Hume, Douglas W., Gisèle Loriot-Raymer, and Jennifer Webster. "'What is Student Success?'' Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond." Paper presented at the Meet, Greet, and Grab a Seat Conference, Northern Kentucky University METS Center, KY, August 11, 2014.
  38. Hume, Douglas W., 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." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Centre College, KY, April 5, 2014.
  39. Hume, Douglas W. "What is Student Success? Alumni, Faculty, and Students Respond." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology/Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, March 20, 2014.
  40. 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 presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 16, 2014.
  41. Bricking, Adelle, Gabriella Locke, Nicholas Thaxton, and Stephanie Zach. "Sugar Cane Farming Community Ethnography in Northern Belize: You’d Better Belize-it!" Poster presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 16, 2014.
  42. Zach, Stephanie. "Changing the Afterlife: an Analysis of Changing Mortuary Rites in 19th Century Belize." Paper presented at the Conference of Honors, Northern Kentucky University, KY, November 20, 2013.
  43. Hume, Douglas W. "Cultural Models of Invasive Plants: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among the Farmland Owners of Northern Kentucky." Invited paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL, November 21, 2013.
  44. Hume, Douglas W. "Cultural Models of Student Success: Alumni, Faculty, and Students." Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Morehead State University, KY, November 9, 2013.
  45. Hume, Douglas W. "Folk Knowledge of Invasive Plants in Northern Kentucky." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Bellarmine University, KY, April 6, 2013.
  46. Hume, Douglas W. "Controlling Invasive Plants on Public and Private Lands: Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmers." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, March 20, 2013.
  47. Hume, Douglas W. "Teaching Ethnographic Methods: Anthropology’s Successes and Failures." Organized invited roundtable at the Society for Anthropological Sciences Annual Meeting, Mobile, AL, February 22, 2013.
  48. Hume, Douglas W. "Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Five Community-based Research Projects." Paper presented at the Kentucky Engagement Conference, Western Kentucky University, KY, November 9, 2012.
  49. Hume, Douglas W. "Noxious Weed and Invasive Plant Knowledge Among Northern Kentucky Farmland Owners." Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences, Eastern Kentucky University, KY, October 20, 2012.
  50. Hume, Douglas W. "Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Four Community Projects." Paper presented at the Community Development Society Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH, July 21-25, 2012.
  51. Hume, Douglas W. "The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Northern Kentucky University, KY, October 22, 2011.
  52. Hume, Douglas W. "The Blended Classroom: Combining Traditional, Online and Service-learning Pedagogies." Paper presented at the Kentucky Conference on Converging Trends in Teaching & Learning, Northern Kentucky University METS Center, KY, May 23, 2011.
  53. Hume, Douglas W. "Mitigating the Risks of Climate Change: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, March 30, 2011.
  54. Hume, Douglas W. "Minimizing Risk by Sharing Resources: Community Supported Agriculture among Organic Farmers in Central California." Paper presented at the Kentucky Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Western Kentucky University, KY, November 13, 2010.
  55. Hume, Douglas W., 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." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Columbia, KY, October 2, 2010.
  56. Hume, Douglas W. "A Service Learning Project: Impacts of Natural Disasters on Farmers in San Luis Obispo, California." Paper presented at the Greater Cincinnati Global Youth Service Summit, Duke Energy Convention Center, KY, April 17, 2010.
  57. Hume, Douglas W. "Teaching Applied Anthropology Through Service-Learning: Successes and Failures of Three Community Projects." Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Mérida, México, March 24, 2010.
  58. 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 presented at the Celebration of Student Research and Creativity, Northern Kentucky University, KY, April 8, 2010.
  59. Talbert, Kevin. "Effects of Different Forms of Disaster Relief Among Central California Migrant Farm Workers." Poster presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting, Mérida, México, March 26, 2010.
  60. Hume, Douglas W., Lindsey Barley, Timothy Carpenter, and Laura Burford. "Oral History and Conservation Attitudes at Hawthorne Crossing, Kentucky." Paper presented at the Anthropologists and Sociologists of Kentucky Annual Meeting, Murray State University, KY. November 7, 2009.