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Christian Palmer, Anthropology Instructor

Contact Information

Department of Social Sciences

Hale Na‘auao, 106
Windward Community College
45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kaneohe, HI 96744

Email: ctpalmer@hawaii.edu

Phone: 236-9239


Committee Membership


Other Responsibilities and Activities


Class Schedule for Fall 2016

ANTH 151 - Emerging Humanity (3) MW - 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Na‘auao 105  CRN: 63278

ANTH 151 - Emerging Humanity (3) MW - 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale A‘o 102  CRN: 63279

ANTH 152 - Culture and Humanity (3) MW - 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 105  CRN: 63281

ANTH 152 - Culture and Humanity (3) TBA - asynchronous (Online)   CRN: 63280





Education

2014 Ph.D Candidate 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

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 Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 62224 - view syllabus

    ANTH 151 - Emerging Humanity

    • Fall 2016 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63278
    • Fall 2016 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale A‘o 102 - CRN: 63279
    • Spring 2016 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 61274 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2016 - TBA, - CRN: 61275 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 60413 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 60414 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63439 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63375 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63376 - view syllabus
    • Summer 2015 - T, 6:00pm to 7:15pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 64086

    ANTH 152 - Culture and Humanity

    • Fall 2016 - TBA, - CRN: 63280
    • Fall 2016 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63281
    • Spring 2016 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 61365 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TBA, - CRN: 60415 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 60416 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2015 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 102 - CRN: 60417 - view syllabus

    ANTH 200 - Cultural Anthropology

    • Spring 2015 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63280 - view syllabus
    • Spring 2015 - MW, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Na‘auao 105 - CRN: 63281 - view syllabus
    • Fall 2014 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Na‘auao 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
    August 1, 2014