Climate Change, anthropology, and stories about those affected

“Storying Climate Change” by ESP professor Dr. Susie Crate was published online in Anthropology News on April 21, 2017.

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Susie Crate is professor at George Mason University and has worked with indigenous communities in Siberia since 1988. She is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles, Cows, Kin, and Globalization: An Ethnography of Sustainability (2006), and is coeditor of Anthropology and Climate Change: From Encounters to Actions (2009) and Anthropology and Climate Change: From Actions to Transformations (2016). She also served on the AAA’s Task Force on Climate Change.


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SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

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