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. 

Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award Winner for 2018

Chlöe Fackler  is the winner of the 2018 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award. Chlöe is an undergraduate student at McGill University, studying environmental biology, with a focus on botany and anthropology.

SoE Allies with the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger

The Society of Ethnobiology is excited to join the Global Campaign for the Empowerment of Indigenous Women for Zero Hunger. We agree with the campaign's key messages.

Indigenous women are key allies in the fight against hunger and malnutrition. Recognizing and making visible their social and economic role is fundamental to achieve food security.

The 2019 SoE Conference Will Be in Vancouver, BC

The 2019 SoE Annual meeting will be held in Vancouver, B.C., May 8–11, 2019, in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking Musqueam people, on the University of British Columbia campus.

Job Announcement for an Ethnobotany /Ethnobiology Instructor

Ethnobotany/Ehnobiology Instructor Needed

Institute for Tropical Ecology and Conservation (ITEC)
Employment Type: Short term, full-time contract.

ISE Darrell Posey Fellowship

The International Society of Ethnobiology asks for your help as we raise money for the ISE Darrell Posey Fellowship. We ask you to visit our Indiegogo campaign and help ‘Support a Fellow'.

Manuscript Submission Invitation for Special Section on Cannabis in JoE

The Journal of Ethnobiology is planning a special section on Cannabis. We invite submissions on ecological, social, cultural, material (or combination thereof) aspects of Cannabis. If interested, send 250 word abstract to dglover@pugetsound.edu (Dr. Denise M.

Save the Date!

Joint Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology
& Society for Economic Botany


JUNE 3–­7, 2018

Memorial Union on the UW-Madison campus
Madison, Wisconsin (USA)

Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award Winner for 2017

Hope Loiselle is a junior at the University of Maryland studying anthropology and archaeology. Her research interests include zooarchaeology, historical ecology, and island and coastal archaeology.

Election Results for 2017 Board of Trustees

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Board of Trustees elections.  The new President Elect is Dr. Sarah Walshaw, a Senior Instructor of African History at Simon Fraser University.  Dr. Denise Glover, from the Sociology and Anthropology Department at the University of Puget Sound, has been re-elected to a second term as Treasurer.  The new Publications Liaison is Chelsey Armstrong, a soon-to-be PhD archaeologist at Simon Fraser University.