Hamilton

Sarah Hamilton

Associate Professor

  • Faculty
  • Josef Korbel School of International Studies

What I do

anthropology of agricultural and rural development, food and nutritional security, gender, environmental sustainability, health ecology

Specialization(s)

anthropology, gender studies, Latin American studies

Professional Biography

S. Hamilton has worked on interdisciplinary research teams addressing poverty, economic growth, environmental issues, health issues, and rural development in Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, and the Philippines

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Kentucky, 1995

Professional Affiliations

  • American Anthropological Association
  • Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
  • Culture and Agriculture

Research

Current research: Economic, environmental, social, and public health dimensions of developing regional markets for medicinal plants in the Greater U.S. and Mexican West and in Appalachia.