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

Masters Student Supervision

F&ES, Yale University: supervising cumulative total of 39 Master’s theses/projects.
  • Allen, Glenn, 1998. Foundations for a Socially Responsible Business: A Conceptual Business Plan.
  • Gagnon, Paul, 1998. Local Knowledge and Degrees of Indigenousness: Ethnobotanical Lore among the EsmeraldeZos of the Cayapas-Mataje National Mangrove Reserve of Northwestern Ecuador.
  • Mastilovic, Jelena, 1998. Linkages between Urbanization and Urban Development Policy in Indonesia.
  • Rhee, Steve, 1999: Deploying Discourses and Articulating Representations Community Forestry as a Locus to Strengthen, Negotiate and Contest the Constellations of Power.
  • Kostishack, Peter, 2000: Management and Manipulation of Community Forests in Eastern Bolivia.
  • Djalins, Upikwira, 2000: Adat Community as a Site of Power Exercise Reconstructing Adat in the Struggle for Rights of Ownership to Land in Pesisir Krui, West Lampung.
  • Heyck-Williams, Shannon, 2000: The UNDP’s Human Development IndexAn Incomplete Measure of Human Well-Being.
  • Lentz, Christian, 2001. Conflicting Interpretations of Calamity: El Niño Drought and Economic Shock.
  • Padwe, Jonathan, 2001. (Indigenous movements in Bolivia.)
  • Susanto, Mochammad Luthfi, 2001. _____.
  • Hays, Cassie, 2002. Framing a House of Cards: The Ethnic Ace of Spades in Community Conservation.
  • Coffey, Kevin, 2003. Crop Replacement, Adaptation, and a Tradition of Change: The History of Cabbage Production in a H’mong Village.
  • De Silva, Naamal, 2003: The Impact of Sea Turtle Hatcheries on Local Communities in Sri Lanka.
  • Anand, Nikhil, 2004. Thinking Activities: Real-izing Biodiversity Discourses in India.
  • Granoff, Ilmi Muhaiyaddeen Elijah, 2004: Boat-building on the Arapiuns: Prospects for Participatory Management.
  • Iiyama, Yasuko, 2004. The Environmental Impact of the World Bank’s Community Development Program in Indonesia.
  • Woods, Kevin, 2004. The Political Ecology of Ceasefires in Kachin State, Burma.
  • Pengsopha, Kaisone, 2005: Poverty Study of a Hmong Ethnic Group: A Case Study at Vanghua Village, Toulakhom District, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR
  • Bassani, Lisa, 2006. Negotiating State Boundaries and the State ‘Domain’: A Case Study in Conservation and Development in Panama
  • Hicks, Emily, 2006. The Indian Ocean Tsunami: Exploring its Impact Beyond the Waves
  • Keleman, Alder, 2006. Crop Diversity in a Time of Change: A Case Study In Native Crop Maintenance in Sonora, Mexico
  • Patel, Krupa, 2006. Reconstructing the Political Boundary in the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation and Resource Area
  • Simmonds, Caroline, 2006. Questioning the Road: the Social Landscape of the Bakili Muluzi Highway, Malawi
  • Benson, Catherine, 2007. Appropriation, Conceptions, Conservation: The Interaction of NGOs, Protected Areas, people, and Place in Papua New Guinea.
  • Berendt, Scott, 2007. Introduction of BT Cotton in Mali: Analysis of the Socio-Political Discourse.
  • Manickam, Mira, 2008. They Were Your’s All Along: Finding Dignity in Poverty in Thailand’s Troubled Pattani Province.
  • Shmidt, Yuliya, 2008. Effects of Tourism and Conservation: Processes of Delocalization in Tikal National Park, Guatemala.
  • Conti, Vin, 2008. (Population Density and Environmentalism Among Indigenous Peoples).
  • Takaki, Norio, 2009. The Emergence of Trash Picker Cooperatives in Brasilia and the Challenges to Good Governance in Waste Management.
  • Selby, Meg, 2009. The Exhibitry of Conservation: Finding Red Ruffed Lemur.
  • Collier, William, 2010. Political Ecology of Agricultural Development and Food Security in Rift Valley, Kenya, 1880-2009.
  • Frieberg, Justin, 2010. The Urban Foodshed Collaborative Case Study.
  • Hawkes, Katie, 2010. Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) in Indonesia.
  • Moore, Fran, 2010. Defining Adaptation: Creating Knowledge in a New Area of Climate Change Policy.
  • Derrington, Erin. 2011. Protecting Drinking Water Quality for Human and Environmental Health: Assessing Efforts to Ensure Safe Drinking Water in the United States.
  • Li, Aitong. 2011. The Paradoxical Power: Conservation and Development on the Tibetan High Plateau.
  • Reed, Pablo. 2011. REDD+ and the Indigenous Question: A Case Study from Ecuador. Forests 2, no. 2: 525-549.
  • Busch, Kyra. 2012. Innovating Curriculum for Food, Justice, and the Environment.
  • Krishnan, Lakshmi. 2012. Perspectives on Relocation and Conservation from a Tiger Reserve in Central India, Kanha.                        
  • D’Souza, Shereen. 2012. Carbon Market Co-Benefits? A Case Study Analysis of the Kenya Agricultural Carbon Project.
  • Fogerite, Julia. 2013. Spirits in the Strangler Fig.
  • Heindel, Naomi C. 2013. A Changing Balance: Logging, Stewardship, and Participation in James Bay, Quebec.
  • Lord, Austin. 2014. MESc. Citizens of a Hydropower Nation: Turbulence, Territory, and Mobility at the Frontier of Hydropower Development in Nepal. (Fulbright Fellow).
  • Baker, Dana. 2015. MESc. Various Visions of Nature: Foraging, Fishing and Paradox in the Restoration of Urban Nature. The Case of New York City. (Fox Fellow).
  • Casson, Sarah. 2015. MESc. Climate Resilience and Shifting Monsoons: Agricultural Adaptation at the Village Level in Communities of East Flores, Indonesia.
  • Brown, Tim. 2015. MESc. This is not about the science: Cultural identity and climate skepticism in the U.S. (F&ES)
  • Alhadeff, Alexandra. 2015. MEM. Numb to the World: Degradation Desensitization and Environmentally Responsible Behavior.
  • LaCerva, Gina. 2015. MESc. Rare and Untamed: The Transformation of Wild into Luxury
  • Burow, Paul. 2016. MESc. Saving Buffalo Nation: Settler Colonialism and the Rise of Wildlife Conservation in the American West.
  • Horstmann, Nina Dewi. 2016. MESc. ‘Kita sudah orang Kalimantan’: Settler-state relations, emplacement and mobility in Indonesia’s transmigration program. (Stanford doctoral program)
  • Kallio, Enni. 2016. MEM. Human Migration: Implications and Opportunities for Conservation (with IUCN)
  • Mwaniki/Mwehe, Robert. 2016. MEM. Kasigau Deportation Narrative: Local histories and Their Influence on Natural Resource Management Strategies and Rural Development. (World Bank)
  • Ahmadnia, Shaadee. MEM. 2016. MEM. Changing Aesthetics in Iran and Veiling Modernity.
  • Drazen, Erika. 2017. MESc/MBA. Saving a Seat at the Table: Barriers to Women’s Inclusion in REDD+ Readiness in Sri Lanka.
  • Navalkha, Chandni. 2017. MESc. A Conservation Transition: Autonomy in the Forested Communities of Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Klein, William P. 2017. MEM. The nature of nature: Do Perceptions of Nature Vary Among neighborhoods in Baltimore?
  • Gulbraa, Rachel. 2018. MEM.
  • Muraida, Caroline. 2017. MESc. Drought, Disease, and Multispecies Entanglements in Northern New Mexico.
  • Schlager, Noah M. 2018. MESc. Indigeneity at Bear’s Ears, and Indigenous Land Values in the Post-Removal South.      
  • Lazo Ludena, Madyuri Lenka. 2018. MEM. (Climate Change and Food Security in Namibia.)
  • Creedon, Corey James. MEM. 2018. MEM. (Carbon Trading and Indigenous People in Peru.)
  • Lo, Nick. MESc. 2019. Masterplans in Myanmar: Infrastructures and Imaginaries along China’s Belt and Road.
  • Singer, Evan. MESc. 2019. Circulating Risk: Labor Migration, Ecotourism, and Debt in Northeast Vietnam.