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; Chair Council on Southeast Asian Studies

Doctoral Student Supervision

Yale University: chairing or co-chairing a cumulative total of 33 doctoral student committees (21 to completion, 12 underway), serving as member of 3 committees, coordinating program of joint degrees between F&ES and Anthropology.

University of Hawaii/East-West Center: served as member on eleven doctoral committees (four to completion) and supervised one post-doctoral appointment.

Current Students:

Chair/Co-chair:
Mathew Archer
Lauren Baker
Samara Brock
Deepti Chatti
Luisa Cortesi
Aysen Eren
Amy Johnson
Alder Keleman
Myles Lennon
Sayd Randle
Jeff Stoike
Amy Zhang
Lily Zheng


Graduates:

Graef, Dana. 2015. Isles of Green: Environmentalism and Agrarian Change in Costa Rica and Cuba. 361 pp. Yale University Department of Anthropology and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities, Brown U.).
 
Kneas, David. 2015. Substance and Sedimentation: A Historical Ethnography of Landscape in the Ecuadorian Andes. 364 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Geography, U. South Carolina).
 
Osterhoudt, Sarah Rae. 2015. The Forest in the Field: The Cultural Dimensions of Agroforestry Landscapes in Madagascar. 381 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Department of Anthropology, and New York Botanical Garden (Anthropology, Indiana U.).
 
Claus, Catherine (Annie). 2015. Drawing Near: Conservation by Proximity in Okinawa’s Reefs. 311 p. Yale University Department of Anthropology and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, (Anthropology, American U.).
 
Cerezo, Adrian. 2014. Nature Nurtures Nature: Measuring the Biophilic Design Elements in Childcare Centers as Related to the Developmental Outcomes of Children 34 to 38 months of Age. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (St. Louis Zoo).

Galvin, Shaila Seshia. 2013. State of Nature: Agriculture, Development and the Making of Organic Uttarakhand. 349 pp. Yale University Department of Anthropology and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva).
 
Mitraud, Sylvia. 2013. Assessing Social Processes and Impacts of two Conservation and Development Projects in Brazil. 669 pp. Yale University Department of Sociology. (ATMA).

Padwe, Jonathan. 2011. Garden Variety Histories: Postwar Social and Environmental Change in Northeast Cambodia. 329 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Anthropology, University of Hawai'i).
Muchnick, Barry. 2011. Nature’s Republic: Fresh Air Reform and The Moral Ecology of Citizenship in Turn of the Century America. 528 pp. Yale University History Department and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Environmental Studies, Wofford College).

Bulkan, Janette. 2009. The Slippages Between Forestry Concession Policies and Practices in Guyana. 624 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Forestry, U. British Columbia).

Hussain, Shafqat. 2009. A History of Marginality: Nature and Culture in the Western Himalayas. 474 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Anthropology, Trinity College).

Campos, Marina T. 2006. New Footprints in the Forest: Environmental Knowledge, Management Practices, and Social Mobilization among Colonos from the Transamazon Region. 353 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Moore Foundation).

Rhee, Suk Bae (Steve). 2006. Brokering Authority: Translating Knowledge, Policy and Practice in Forestry Institutions in Indonesia. 380 pp. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Ford Foundation-Indonesia).

Neidel, David. 2006. The Garden of Forking Paths: History, Its Erasure and Remembrance in Sumatra’s Kerinci Seblat National Park. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Yale U.-Smithsonian ELTI Project).

Garen, Eva. 2005. Negotiating Sustainable Development: An Ethnographic Appraisal of the Bay Islands Environmental management Project (PMAIB). Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (YaleU.-Smithsonian ELTI Project).

Gil, Vladimir R.. 2005. Strategies in Local Conflicts with a Transnational Mining Corporation in Peru: the Antamina Case, 1996-2003. Yale University Department of Anthropology (Universidad del Pacífico/Columbia U.).

Rademacher, Anne. 2005. Culturing Urban Ecology: Development, Statemaking, and River Restoration in Kathmandu. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Metropolitan Studies, NYU).

Yoder, Laura Meitzner. 2005. Custom, Codification, Collaboration: Integrating the Legacies of Land and Forest Authorities in Oecusse Enclave, East Timor. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Environmental Studies, Wheaton College).

Runk, Julie Velásquez. 2005. And the Creator Began to Carve Us of Cocobolo: Historical Ecology of Wounaan Forest Use in Eastern Panama. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Anthropology, U. Georgia).

Ehringhaus, Christiane. 2005. Post-Victory Dilemmas: Land Use, Development Policies, and Social Movement in Amazonian Extractive Reserves. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (CIFOR/GTZ, Brazil)

Tuxill, John. 2005. Agrodiversity and Agrarian Change in Mayan Milpas of Yucatan: Implications for In Situ Conservation. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Interdisciplinary Studies, Western Washington University).

Cook, Seth. 2004. Rainwater Harvesting in Gansu Province, China: Development and Modernity in a State Sponsored Rural Water Supply Project. Ph.D. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (International Institute for Environment & Development, London).

Mathews, Andrew. 2004. Forestry Culture: Knowledge, Institutions and Power in Mexican Forestry, 1926-2001. Ph.D. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Anthropology, UC Santa Cruz).

Maxwell, Keely. 2004. Lost Cities and Exotic Cows: Constructing the Space of Nature and Culture in the Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary, Peru. Ph.D. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (US EPA).

McElwee, Pamela D.. 2003. ‘Lost Worlds’ or ‘Lost Causes’? Biodiversity Conservation, Forest Management, and Rural Life in Vietnam. Ph.D. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and Department of Anthropology. (Human Ecology, Rutgers U.).

Smith, Daniel S.. 2003. Constructing Places, Inventing Regions: Environmental Discourses and Policy Contests in the Northern Forest. Ph.D. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Environmental Studies, Antioch College.)

Vasan, Sudha. 2000. Contested Categories, Blurred Boundaries: Rural Society, Forest Bureaucracy and Timber Rights in Himachal Pradesh, India. DFES. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (Sociology, U. Delhi).

Harwell, Emily E.. 2000. The Un-Natural History of Culture: Ethnicity, Tradition and Territorial Conflicts in West Kalimantan, 1800-1997. Ph.D. dissertation, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University. (World Bank).

Doolittle, Amity A.. 1999. Controlling the Land: Property Rights and Power Struggles in Sabah, Malaysia, 1881-1996. Ph.D. dissertation. Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. (F&ES, Yale U.).