Name: Dr Jeremy Spoon

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Anthropology Department, Portland State University; Senior Fellow, The Mountain Institute

Contact details: Anthropology Department, Portland State University, P.O. Box 751, Portland, Oregon, 97207; 1.503.725.9729;

Statement of interest: I am an applied environmental anthropologist that focuses on the interface of indigenous peoples and mountainous protected areas. I also recently started a new project focusing on critical transitions of social-ecological systems after natural disasters.

Geographical/topical areas of interest: applied/environmental anthropology, ethnoecology, indigenous peoples, mountainous protected and conserved areas, place based spirituality, natural disasters, public education; Nepalese Himalaya, Western United States