Dr. Susan Crate Lecture

From Siberia Speaks the World: Ethnographic Insights in Times of Change

Susan Crate, Ph.D.

January 27, 2020

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Mather Memorial, Room 201


Dr. Susan A. Crate is an environmental and cognitive anthropologist on the forefront of anthropological research on climate change. Her research on local experiences and understandings of climate change in Viliui Sakha communities in Siberia resulted in her 2006 book, Cows, Kin, and Globalization: An Ethnography of Sustainability (AltaMira Press, 2006). In 2009, she co-edited Anthropology and Climate Change: From Encounters to Actions (Left Coast Press, Inc., 2009) and in 2016, the second volume, Anthropology and Climate Change: From Actions to Transformations. She also served on the American Anthropology Association’s Task Force on Climate Change.


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