Paul Berne Burow

PhD Candidate

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Room 115
Greeley Memorial Lab
370 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Yale University 2023 (Expected)
M.Phil. Yale University
M.E.Sc. Yale University
B.A. University of California, Davis

Curriculum Vitae



I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the combined doctoral degree program between the School of the Environment and Department of Anthropology at Yale University. My work examines the culture, history, politics, and ecology of forests and rangelands in the Great Basin of Nevada and California. My work and methods draw from the interdisciplinary fields of cultural anthropology, human geography, rural sociology, environmental history, Native American & Indigenous Studies, and conservation/landscape ecology.

Keywords: conservation, culture and politics, environmental governance, environmental justice, ethnoecology, forests and rangelands, indigeneity, multispecies ethnography, political economy, ranching, settler colonialism.

Regions: United States, California and Nevada, Native America, North America.