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 Voices of Ethnobiology - The 2019 SoE Conference, Vancouver, BC

The Voices of Ethnobiology
The 2019 SoE annual conference will be held in Vancouver, B.C., May 8–11, 2019,

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.

Society of Ethnobiology Statement on the Foreign Entry Executive Order

The Society of Ethnobiology (SoE) supports the freedom of all of the world’s people to travel both domestically and internationally. SoE is a 40-year-old, 500-member scholarly organization based in North America that expresses a wholehearted welcome to immigrants and refugees from near and far. The SoE network extends out from North America to the many locations around the world where our researchers conduct fieldwork and to the many communities with whom we collaborate.

Distinguished Ethnobiologist 2017 Winners Announced

The Society of Ethnobiology announces Steve Emslie and Steve Weber as joint recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Ethnobiologist (DEB) award for 2017. Steve Emslie is a Professor in the Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina. Steve Weber is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Washington State University.