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Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Washington, Specialization in Environmental Anthropology
M.A. International Development, Community Planning and the Environment, Clark University
B.A. Anthropology and Global Studies, Pacific Lutheran University
Assistant Professor Lisa Meierotto teaches in Global Studies and Environmental Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Washington in 2009 with an emphasis on environmental anthropology.
Her research addresses the relationship between Homeland Security, nature conservation and human rights on the border. Between 2007-2010 she conducted fieldwork in Arizona at a wildlife refuge on the U.S.-Mexico border and currently explores how race and ethnicity influence perceptions of environmental degradation in the borderlands.
Race and ethnicity, human rights, environmental justice, border studies, applied anthropology.