SoE Stands with Standing Rock

Society of Ethnobiology Board of Directors Position Statement December 2016

SoE Message to our Members about the US Elections

Dear Society Members,

At a time when many around the world are feeling heightened uncertainty about issues they care about deeply, the leadership of the Society of Ethnobiology wants to affirm our commitment to our values.  

NSF Graduate Fellowship in Paleoethnobotany

NSF-Sponsored Graduate Fellowships

 in Paleoethnobotany

Fellowships are available to study ancient land-use activities of the ancient Maya at the Pre-Classic site of Yaxnocah, Mexico. Activities will include tropical forest surveys, herbarium specimen collection, archaeological excavation, flotation processing and analysis of plant macro- and micro-remains using light and electron microscopy in a newly renovated laboratory. Students can apply at the PhD, MA or MS levels.

Ethnobiology Letters now publishes in HTML format

We are pleased to announce that Ethnobiology Letters now publishes articles in both PDF and HTML formats to facilitate online reading! Our traditional PDFs are still available for printing and downloading to your digital library.

Save the Date: Montreal, Canada May 10-13, 2017

State of Ethnobiology: Advocacy, Ethics, and Applications
40th Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology

2017 SoE Conference Logo

Open Letter: SOE members denounce the murder of Berta Cáceres and condemn Gustavo Castro Soto’s incarceration in Honduras.

For Press Release: Monday, March 28, 2016

From: The Society of Ethnobiology

Re: Society of Ethnobiology (Scholars and Professionals) denounce the murder of Berta Cáceres and condemn Gustavo Castro Soto’s incarceration in Honduras.

2016 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award, goes to Lindsie Linaburg

The 2016 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award, goes to Lindsie Linaburg. Ms. Linaburg is a senior in the ethnobotany program at Frostburg State University. She is committed to course-related applied ethnobiology projects in Cherokee, Maryland, and New Zealand. Lindsie's enthusiasm impressed the committee along with her expressed interest in being a long-term society member. Lindsie will be invited to sit on our Board as an appointed "Student Advisor".

In Memorium: Daniel Gade

Dan Gade, emeritus professor at the University of Vermont, and a geographer with diverse interests who pursued fieldwork on four continents over four decades, passed away on June 15, 2015, aged 78.

Daniel Wynne Gade was born in Niagara Falls, NY, on September 28, 1936. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Valparaiso University, IN, in 1959, immediately followed by an MA at University of Illinois at Champaign ­Urbana (1960), then an MS (1961) and PhD (1967) both at University of Wisconsin ­Madison.