Karen Hébert

Assistant Professor of Environmental Anthropology

Publications (BETA)

This is a PARTIAL listing of recent publications, and it will continue to grow as we populate our publications database.


  • Journal Article
    Hebert, K. “The matter of the market devices: Economic transformation in a southwest Alaskan salmon fishery.” Geoforum 53 (2014): 21-30. DOI: 10.1016/j.geoforum.2014.01.012
  • Journal Article
    Hebert, K. and D. Mincyte. “Self-Reliance beyond Neoliberalism: Rethinking Autonomy at the Edges of Empire.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 32.2 (2014): 206-222. DOI: 10.1068/d6312
  • Book Chapter
    Juliet B. Schor and Craig J. Thompson, eds. “The Social Forms of Local Self-Reliance: Practicing Plenitude in Alaska.” Sustainable Lifestyles and the Quest for Plenitude Case Studies of the New Economy. Ed. Juliet B. Schor and Craig J. Thompson New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. Link
  • 2013

  • Journal Article
    Foley, P.; Hebert, K. “Alternative regimes of transnational environmental certification: governance, marketization, and place in Alaska's salmon fisheries.” Environment and Planning A 42.11 (2013): 2734-2751. DOI: 10.1068/a45202
  • 2012

  • Magazine Article
    Hébert, Karen “The Work of Wildness: Diversity and Difference in a Southwest Alaskan Salmon Fishery.” RCC Perspectives vol. 9 RCC Perspectives, 2012, 21-23.
  • 2011

  • Journal Article
    Hébert, Karen. “In Pursuit of Singular Salmon: Paradoxes of Sustainability and the Quality Commodity.” Science as Culture 19.4 (2011): 553-581. DOI: 10.1080/09505431.2010.519620
  • 2010

  • Magazine Article
    Hébert, Karen “Review of Robert J. Foster, Coca-Globalization: Following Soft Drinks from New York to New Guinea.” Comparative Studies in Society and History vol. 52 no. 2 Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2010, 479-480.