Michael R. Dove

Margaret K. Musser Professor of Social Ecology; Professor of Anthropology, Curator of Anthropology Peabody Museum; Co-Coordinator, Joint F&ES/Anthropology Doctoral Program


Tel: 203 432-3463

Faculty Support
Julie Cohen, 203 432-8467

Mailing Address
Yale School of Forestry &
Environmental Studies
195 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511



B.A. Northwestern University
M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University


M.R. Dove (right) with Harold C. Conklin at Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association in Montreal, November 2011

Ecological anthropologist; over twelve years field experience in Indonesia and Pakistan with the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations, the East-West Center, USAID, Stanford University, and the Winrock Institute; current research and teaching interests (1) the theory of sustainable development and resource-use, (2) biodiversity and human society, (3) contemporary and historical environmental relations in South and Southeast Asia, (4) human use of tropical forests and grasslands, (5) resource-based linkage of local communities to global systems, (6) the study of developmental and environmental institutions, discourses, and movements, (7) the sociology of resource-related sciences.