Lecturing Fellow of Thompson Writing Program
I am a cultural anthropologist interested in citizenship, agriculture, and ecology in Ecuador. I have conducted over two years of fieldwork on the Galapagos Islands looking at conservation and agriculture in the highlands of the inhabited islands of the archipelago. I write about alternative ways for nature and society to coexist to state-mandated forms of "living well" ('buen vivir
') and rights to nature. I draw on feminist science studies and more-than-human anthropology to challenge dominant paradigms used to address the Anthropocene in social sciences and beyond, such as 'resistance', 'care', and 'resilience'.
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