Christopher Jarrett


Doctoral Student Christopher Jarrett
Advisor: Michael Cepek
Degrees: B.A. 2011, M.A. 2016

Dissertation/Thesis Topic: Exploring the Social Life of Guayusa from Amazonian Ecuador: An Examination of Livelihoods, Landscapes, and Politics

Research Interests: economic anthropology, environmental anthropology, indigenous politics, ethical business, conservation

Publications: 2018 (With Juliet Erazo) Managing alterity from within: the ontological turn in anthropology and indigenous efforts to shape shamanism. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 24(1)

2017 Book Review- Radical Territories in the Brazilian Amazon: the Kayapó’s Fight for Just Livelihoods. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. Anthropological Quarterly 90(4):1269-1273.

2016 Book Review- People of Substance: An Ethnography of Morality in the Colombian Amazon, by Carlos David Londoño Sulkin, In American Ethnologist 43(2): 378-9.

2014 Book Review- The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia, by Stephen Siebert. In Environment and Society 5(1): 162-164.

2014 Indigenous Politics, Sumak Kawsay, and Community Tourism: A Case Study from Amazonian Ecuador. Southern Anthropologist 36(2): 41-69.

2012 [with Maximiliano Shiguango and Edmundo Salazar] Waysa Runa: Guayusa Traditions in Napo Runa Culture. Quito: Imprenta Nuestra Amazonia.




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