The Ecological & Cultural Change Studies Group is a collection of scholars working in areas that transform cultural and environmental arrangements. Research topics include the human dimensions of environmental change and animals and society.
From left to right (sitting) Lisa Kenney, Tom Dietz, Jennifer Kelly, (standing) John Clements, Molly Tamulevich, Cam Whitley, Maya Fishhoff, Victoria Campbell-Arvai, and Rachel Kelly. Some members are missing, for a complete list please visit the people link at the left.
December 10, 2010
Graduate students from Sociology, Fisheries and Wildlife, and Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability joined Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences and political science professor at Indiana University, in a forumn on Friday, December 10, 2010 prior to her Rachel Carson Distinguished Lecture.
From left to right: (front) Elise Benveniste, Jessica King, Cam Whitley, Jennifer Kelly, Elinor Ostrom, Wei Liu (back) David Bidwell, Rachel Anderson, Lisa Kenney, Neil Carter and Yu (Chris) Li.
May 14, 2010
Group alumni Amy Fitzgerald (Ph.D. Sociology) recently received press coverage for her work on slaughterhouses and violence in surrounding communities.
Looking at Animals in Human History
The Animals Reader reviews
A Cultural History of Animals, Six Volume Series (Kalof edited Volume 1 on Animals in Antiquity)
New Graduate Specialization
Animal Studies: Social Science & Humanities Perspectives
The graduate specialization in Animal Studies: Social Science & Humanities Perspectives is designed for doctoral and master's students to explore the historical and contemporary social dimensions of the human-animal relationship from an interdisciplinary perspective.