SHANE JAMES MACFARLAN

Biosketch

SHANE JAMES MACFARLAN portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department

Biography

Education

  • Dual BA, Anthropology & History, University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., Museum Science, Texas Tech University. Project: A Contextual and Preventative Conservation Approach to Museum Education Collections
  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Washington State University. Project: The Logic of Labor Exchange in a Dominican Village: Competitive Altruism, Biological Markets, and the Nexus of Male Social Relationships
  • Postdoctoral Fellow of Evolutionary Anthropology, Anthropology, University of Missouri

Honors & Awards

  • CSBS Jr. Faculty Research Leave. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - University of Utah, 03/03/2017
  • CSBS Superior Teaching Award Finalist. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 03/02/2017
  • CSBS Superior Teaching Award Nominee. College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 02/08/2016

Affiliations

  • Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), Faculty Affiliate, 10/2014 - present
  • Global Change & Sustainability Center (GCSC), Faculty Affiliate, 09/18/2014 - present

In the Media

Languages

  • Spanish, functional.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Dominica
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Mexico