Teaching (2003 – present) – Saint Louis University and University of Canterbury, Pierre Laclede Honors College, University of Missouri – St. Louis, Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Research – St. Louis – Disaster Preparedness, New Zealand – Maori sacred land, Montana – hunting behavior among sport hunters, Colorado – substance abuse in Zuni Pueblo.
Disaster Preparedness groups, Survivalists, sacred lands, power and authority, legitimacy, Phenomonology, Bourdieu’s theories of capital, misrecognition and experience, culture change, indigenous studies, environmental anthropology, globalization, place, conceptions of landscape, multispecies ethnography, memory, human rights, millennialism, creation of value.
Forthcoming Spring 2012: "The Negotiation of Takapuneke: conflicting
notions of value of a tapu site." Social
Identities: Journal for the Study of Race,
Nation and Culture,