Elections Results

Members of the Society of Ethnobiology have elected ethnobiologists to three positions on the Board of Trustees.  The new President Elect will be Cynthia Fowler.  Karen Park will become the Secretary.  Daniela Shebitz will become the Member at Large for Promotion, Outreach, and Funding.  These new board members will take office at the Santa Barbara meeting in May 2015.

Print Membership Changes

As of January 1, 2015, print membership will be on a rolling basis, just like our online memberships are. This means that your membership will be for one year, beginning with the date that you joined. Any questions, please contact Treasurer Denise Glover at treasurer@ethnobiology.org

Martin Aucion receives the 2014 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award

Martin Aucion is the recipient of the Society of Ethnobiology’s 2014 Undergraduate Ethnobiologist Award. Aucion is double majoring in Geography and Anthropology, with a minor in Biology, at the University of North Texas. His undergraduate thesis addresses how local food systems create community at farmers’ markets and connect producers and consumers to a sense of place in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

2015 Ethnobiology Graduate Fellowships Awarded

The Society of Ethnobiology is pleased to announce the first ever recipients of our Graduate Research Fellowships in Ethnobiology.

Save the Date: Tucson, Arizona 16-19 March 2016

The 39th Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology


© Paul Mirocha 2015


Graduate Ethnobiology Research Fellowships


The Society of Ethnobiology supports three graduate research fellowships.  We invite applications from graduate student members.

Ecological Knowledge Research Fellowship

$750, annual competition.  Deadline: November 15

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.

Journal of Ethnobiology: New Submission Process

Journal of Ethnobiology has switched to an online submission system. To submit an article, go to http://ojs.ethnobiology.org.  You will be asked to open an account, after which you will be able to upload submissions and track the progress of your manuscript. Reviews also will be conducted using the OJS (Online Journal Systems) portal. If you have questions about the system, please contact the Editors at editor@ethnobiology.org.