2024 Distinguished Ethnobiologist: Dr. Harriet V. Kuhnlein

2024 Distinguished Ethnobiologist: Dr. Harriet V. Kuhnlein, BS, MS, PhD, LLD (hon), FASN, FIUNSWe are pleased to announce that the 2024 Distinguished Ethnobiologist is Dr. Harriet Kuhnlein. Please join us in St. Louis to celebrate her outstanding career in ethnobiology!

2023 Distinguished Ethnobiologist: Dr. William Balée

Dr. William Balée, 2023 Distinguished EthnobiologistThis year, the Society of Ethnobiology’s highest recognition of lifetime achievement, the Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award, has been awarded to Dr. William Balée. On behalf of the award committee, Bill, please accept our heartfelt congratulations and appreciation for your innumerous contributions to the field and Society!

Dr. Gail Wagner Receives the 2018 Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award

Dr. Gail Wagner

The Awards Committee is proud to present the 2018 Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award to Gail Wagner of the University of South Carolina. 

Dr. Eugene Hunn Wins the 2014 Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award

The Awards Committee of the Society of Ethnobiology is delighted to announce that Dr. Eugene Hunn, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Washington, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Ethnobiologist Award at our forthcoming conference in Cherokee. Professor Hunn is well known for his ethnobiological fieldwork across the North American continent, from Alaska to Mexico. He has also made outstanding contributions to theory and method in ethnobiology.