Constanza Ocampo-Raeder

Constanza Ocampo-Raeder 2016-2017 Academic Year:

On Sabbatical



Constanza Ocampo-Raeder (BA Grinnell College, PhD Stanford University) is an assistant professor in anthropology specializing in environmental anthropology. She is particularly interested in how people manage local resources and how these activities impact different environments. More specifically, her work aims to uncover cultural rules and behaviors that govern resource management practices as well as trace the impact of global conservation and development policies on these systems. Most of her work focuses in Latin America were she has three ongoing fieldsites in Peru (Amazon, Coast, and an Inter-Andean River Valley).  However, she has also worked extensively in different tropical forests and ecosystems around the world, such as Belize, Montana, Kenya, Tahiti.

Contact Information:

Office: Leighton 232
Phone: x4115