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Christian Palmer, Anthropology Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Department of Social Sciences

Hale Naʻauao, 111
Windward Community College
45-720 Keaʻahala Rd.
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Email: ctpalmer@hawaii.edu

Phone: 236-9239


Committee Membership


Other Responsibilities and Activities


Class Schedule for Fall 2019

ANTH 151 - Emerging Humanity (3) MR - 1:50pm to 2:35pm,   CRN: 62507

ANTH 151 - S-Emerging Humanity (3) MW - 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105  CRN: 62207

ANTH 151 - S-Emerging Humanity (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 62129

ANTH 152 - S-Culture and Humanity (3) MW - 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105  CRN: 62203

ANTH 152 - S-Culture and Humanity (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 62130

Class Schedule for Spring 2020

ANTH 151 - S-Emerging Humanity (3) MW - 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105  CRN: 63200

ANTH 151 - S-Emerging Humanity (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 63106

ANTH 152 - S-Culture and Humanity (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 63115

ANTH 152 - S-Culture and Humanity (3) TR - 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105  CRN: 63131


Additional Schedule for Fall 2019

Office Hours M 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Hale Naʻauao 111

T 1:05pm to 2:25pm,

Additional Class Time T 1:05pm to 2:25pm,

F 1:50pm to 2:35pm,


Schedule (Fall 2019)

Start TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
9:30am to 10:00am     
10:00am to 10:30am ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  
10:30am to 11:00am ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  
11:00am to 11:30am ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 151
NAAUAO 105
  
11:30am to 12:00pm ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  
12:00pm to 12:30pm ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  
12:30pm to 1:00pm ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  ANTH 152
NAAUAO 105
  
1:00pm to 1:30pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
 
Kahuku
Additional Class Time

   
1:30pm to 2:00pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
ANTH 151
KAHUKU
 
Kahuku
Additional Class Time

  ANTH 151
KAHUKU
 
Kahuku
2:00pm to 2:30pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
ANTH 151
KAHUKU
 
Kahuku
Additional Class Time

  ANTH 151
KAHUKU
 
Kahuku
2:30pm to 3:00pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
ANTH 151
KAHUKU
   ANTH 151
KAHUKU
 
Kahuku
3:00pm to 3:30pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
    
3:30pm to 4:00pm Office Hours
NAAUAO 111
    
4:00pm to 4:30pm     


Education

2014 Ph.D in Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Designated Emphasis in Latin American and Latino Studies.

2009 Master of Cultural Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

2004 Master of Environmental Science, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT

2002 Bachelor of Science, Honors, Biology and International Cultural Studies-Anthropology Emphasis, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Summa Cum Laude, Laie, HI

1996 Kahuku High School, Valedictorian, Kahuku, HI

Website

http://christiantpalmer.wordpress.com/

Research Interests

Environmental anthropology and political ecology; Relationships of power and politics in conservation and sustainable development; Tourism, urban growth, and coastal resource management; Environmental history in Latin American and Brazil; Ethnoecology, traditional ecological knowledges and resource management in Hawaii and the Pacific; Anthropology of place and space; Surf Culture.

Publications

2017 The Brazilian Hawaii: surf culture, tourism, and the construction of place. Global Ethnographic. Issue 4. www.globalethnographic.com

2017 Culture and sustainability: environmental anthropology in the Anthropocene. In: Perspectives: an open invitation to Cultural Anthropology. Eds. Nina Brown, Laura Tubelle de Gonazalez, Thomas McIlwraith. American Anthropological Association.

2014 Tourism, changing architectural styles, and the production of place in Itacaré, Bahia, Brazil. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, (ahead-of-print), 1-15.

2007 (with M. Tano) Maori Mokomokai: commercialization and desacralization. New Zealand Electronic Text Centre.

2004 The inclusion of recently introduced plants in the Hawaiian ethnopharmacopoeia. Journal of Economic Botany 54 Supplement: s280-293.

2004 Bidens and Plantago: a case study of change in Hawaiian herbal medicine. Journal of Ethnobiology24(1)

Interests

Surfing, hiking, backpacking

 

CV (PDF)

 


Classes Taught

    ANTH 150 - Human Adaptation

    • Fall 2014 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62224 - view syllabus

    ANTH 151 - Emerging Humanity

    • Spring 2020 - TBA, - CRN: 63106
    • Spring 2020 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63200
    • Fall 2019 - MR, 1:50pm to 2:35pm, - CRN: 62507
    • Fall 2019 - TBA, - CRN: 62129
    • Fall 2019 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62207
    • Spring 2019 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 60331 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2019 - TBA, - CRN: 60123 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2018 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 64258 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2018 - TBA, - CRN: 64154 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2018 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62164 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2018 - TBA, - CRN: 63072 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2017 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 61388 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2017 - TBA, - CRN: 61175 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2017 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 64223 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2017 - TBA, - CRN: 64224 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2016 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Aʻo 102 - CRN: 63279 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2016 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 61274 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2016 - TBA, - CRN: 61275 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 60413 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 60414 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63439 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63375 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63376 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2015 - T, 6:00pm to 7:15pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 64086

    ANTH 152 - Culture and Humanity

    • Spring 2020 - TBA, - CRN: 63115
    • Spring 2020 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63131
    • Fall 2019 - TBA, - CRN: 62130
    • Fall 2019 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62203
    • Spring 2019 - TBA, - CRN: 60140 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2019 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 60160 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2019 - TBA, - CRN: 61029
    • Fall 2018 - F, 1:00pm to 2:30pm, - CRN: 64501
    • Fall 2018 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 64252 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2018 - TBA, - CRN: 64155 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2018 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62191 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2018 - TBA, - CRN: 62224 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2017 - MRF, 1:50pm to 2:35pm, - CRN: 61375
    • Fall 2017 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 61177 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2017 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Aʻo 101 - CRN: 61458 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2017 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 64262 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2017 - TBA, - CRN: 64334 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2016 - TBA, - CRN: 63280 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2016 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63281 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2016 - MRF, 1:50pm to 2:35pm, - CRN: 63598
    • Spring 2016 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 61365 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TBA, - CRN: 60415 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 60416 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 102 - CRN: 60417 - view syllabus

    ANTH 199V -

    • Fall 2018 - TBA, - CRN: 64516

    ANTH 200 - Cultural Anthropology

    • Spring 2015 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63280 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 63281 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2014 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Naʻauao 105 - CRN: 62037 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2014 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 102 - CRN: 62103 - view syllabus

    ANTH 210 - Archaeology

    • Spring 2016 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 212 - CRN: 61366 - view syllabus

    ANTH 296 - Special Topics in Anthropology

    • Spring 2018 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Naʻauao 103 - CRN: 62399 - view syllabus
    August 1, 2014