Luis A. Vivanco
Curriculum Vitae in Brief
Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, Princeton University. 1999.
Thesis: Green Mountains, Greening People: Encountering Environmentalism in Monte Verde Costa Rica.
M.A. Cultural Anthropology. Princeton University. 1995.
A.B. Dartmouth College. June 1991. Major: Religion, modified with Anthropology. Graduated cum Laude.
- Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences. University of Vermont. 1999-present. Awarded tenure 2005.
- Director, Area and International Studies Program, 2007-present.
Green Encounters: Shaping and Contesting Environmentalism in Rural Costa Rica. Berghahn Books, 2006.
Co-Editor, Tarzan was an Ecotourist...And Other Tales in the Anthropology of Adventure. Berghahn Books, 2006
Co-editor, Talking About People: Readings in Contemporary Cultural Anthropology. McGraw Hill, 2006.
2006-7 Snelling Center for Government Fellow 2004 Fulbright Award, for six month teaching and research appointment at University of Costa Rica, Master's Program in Social Anthropology, Faculty of Anthropology. 2003 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute. "(Re)Imagining Indigenous Cultures: The Pacific Islands." East-West Center, University of Hawai'i. 1998-9 Minority Dissertation Scholar-In-Residence. UVM Graduate College. Hosting Department: Anthropology. 1997-8 New England Board of Higher Education Minority Dissertation Scholar-In- Residence. UVM. Hosting Departments: Anthropology and Environmental Studies. 1992-7 Princeton University PresidentŐs Fellowship for Graduate Study. 1997 Council on Regional Studies Dissertation Fieldwork Funds. Princeton University. 1995-6 Wenner Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. Small Grant for Dissertation Resarch. Grant #5921. MacArthur Foundation Grant for Dissertation Research. Center of International Studies, Princeton University. Refunded Summer 1997. Princeton University Program in Latin American Studies Dissertation Research Funds. Refunded Summer 1997. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Funds. Department of Anthropology, Princeton University. 1995 Hanna Grant for Minority Scholars. The Graduate College, Princeton University. 1993-4 Various grants from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Department of Anthropology, Princeton University.1992 Robert McKennan Prize for Best Undergraduate Paper in Anthropology. Dartmouth College.
Activist Work and Memberships, at a glance
American Anthropological AssociationSociety for Cultural AnthropologyAnthropology and Environment SectionFellow, Society for Applied AnthropologyAdvisory Council, Indigenous Tourism Rights International, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001-2006Dialogos: A Forum for Intercultural Encounters, Burlington, VTDelegate's Assembly, United Academics AAUP/AFT Faculty Union, University of Vermont
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