Staff

Director

Rajindra Puri

Director of the CBCD

R.K.Puri@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)3148

Staff

Miguel Alexiades

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Anthropology/Ethnobotany

M.N.Alexiades@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)4885
Ian Bride

Senior Lecturer in Biodiversity Management

I.G.Bride@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)7872
Roy Ellen

Emeritus Professor of Anthropology & Human Ecology

R.F.Ellen@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)3421
Michael Fischer

Professor of Anthropological Sciences

M.D.Fischer@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)3144
Robert Fish

Reader in Human Ecology

R.Fish@kent.ac.uk 01227 (8)16315

Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology

D.Peluso@kent.ac.uk

Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology

M.S.Poltorak@kent.ac.uk
Anna Waldstein

Senior Lecturer in Medical Anthropology and Ethnobotany

A.Waldstein@kent.ac.uk 01227 (82)3989

Associate staff

Alan Bicker

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

a.j.bicker@kent.ac.uk

Basketmaker, Ethnobotany teacher

Associate Lecturer in Ethnobotany

Dr. Alison Foster teaches Botanical Foundations of Ethnobotany to MSc Ethnobotany students at Kent. She began…

foster.alison.c@gmail.com

UCL School of Pharmacy, Ethnobotany teacher

m.heinrich@ucl.ac.uk
Patricia Howard

Honorary Professor of Ethnobotany

P.Howard@kent.ac.uk
Jonathon Loh

Honorary Research Fellow

j.loh@kent.ac.uk
Gary Martin

Honorary Research Fellow, Global Diversity Foundation

gary@global-diversity.org
Ian Martin

Honorary Research Fellow, Eden Project, Ethnobotany teacher

ianineden@aol.com
Mark Nesbitt

Honorary Research Fellow, RBG Kew, Ethnobotany Teacher

M.Nesbitt@kew.org
Dario Novellino

Honorary Research Fellow

palawan.endangered@gmail.com

Honorary Research Fellow, Eden Project, Ethnobotany teacher

AOrmerod@edenproject.com
Simon Platten

Honorary Research Fellow, Tamar Grow Local

Tom Thornton

ECI, Oxford; External Examiner

thomas.thornton@eci.ox.ac.uk

Affiliate members

Adjunct Assistant Professor, George Washington University

Nejm is an environmental anthropologist (PhD Kent) in the Elliott School of International Affairs, at the…

nejben00@gmail.com

Ethiopian Civil Service University, Center for Research in Ethics & Integrity

Zerihun Doffana Doda, PhD (Environmental Anthropology, Development & Conservation) Assistant Professor & Senior Researcher at Center…

doffanaz@gmail.com
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Woodsmoke

Ethnobotanist/ Ecologist/National Geographic Explorer

Alex Greene is an Ethnobotanist and Ecologist, with research experience in field botany and ornithology in…

accidentalshrike@gmail.com

Filmmaker, Anthropologist, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania

Oana Ivan, holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Kent (UK)/Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), and…

oanaoana@hotmail.com
Kay Evelina Lewis-Jones

Environmental Anthropologist, Ethnobotanist, DEFRA Policy Advisor

Kay received her PhD in Environmental Anthropology at Kent in 2018. Her doctoral research explored what…

kayevelina@outlook.com

Social Anthropologist, Medical Ethnobotany, International Drug Policy

Independent researcher and evaluation specialist with an interest in: • Monitoring and Evaluation of development cooperation…

Anthony Knight

Postgraduate student

ajk34@kent.ac.uk

Faculty Adjunct, Department of Horticuture, Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (HAMP), Mizoram University, Aizawl, India

Green Moroccan Plan and women empowerment (2015-2018) funded by the EU. New affiliation: Faculty Adjunct, Department…

bernadettemontanari@hotmail.com
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Independent researcher, Wildlife Conservation

Anna Piestrzynska

Postgraduate student

ap503@kent.ac.uk
Craig Ritchie

Postgraduate student

cr471@kent.ac.uk
Maria Cifre Sabater

Postgraduate student

mc637@kent.ac.uk
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Postdoctoral Researcher, Brunel University

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Ethnopharmacologist, Traditional Tibetan Medicine

Visiting Fellows

Assistant Professor, Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, University of Lodz, Poland

Monika has won a scholarship from the Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) for a…

monika.kujawska@uni.lodz.pl

Professor of Social Anthropology, Universidad de Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spain

Visiting Fellow  April 2018, January-February 2019

eruibal@upo.es

Social Anthropology PhD candidate at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville, Spain

Visiting Training Fellow 2017 “Human-animal relations and hunting in Extremadura, Spain.”

smoncru@upo.es

PhD Candidate, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia

Visiting Training Fellow 2016 – 2017  “The uses of wild edible plants in Estonia”

raivo.kalle@mail.ee

Marie Curie Fellow, Wageningen University

Visiting Fellow 2016-17 “Cultural and Biodiversity Protection through Heritage Policies. Andean Potatoes’ Regimes of Value in…

Olivia.Ange@ulb.ac.be

PhD Candidate, University of Castilla-La Mancha

Visiting Training Scholar 2015 “Ethnobotanical and ethnographic study of Quercus species and its fruits in the…

eggomez@diputoledo.es

Postgraduate College in Agricultural Sciences, Veracruz

Vsiting Fellow 2015 “Homegardens, agrobiodiversity and food security in Indigenous communities in Mexico”

parturo@colpos.mx

Professor of Environmental Anthropology, University of Seville

Visiting Fellow 2013 “The dynamics of biocultural diversity in the cork oak forests (dehesa) of the…

racosta@us.es

Research Fellow, ICTA, UAB Barcelona

Postdoctoral Research Fellow 2012-2014. COMMUNITY BASED MANAGEMENT IN A CHANGING PLANET. RESEARCH, ACTION AND SOCIOECOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATIONS…

Pablo.Dominguez@uab.cat