University of Florida



Catherine Tucker is Professor in the Department of Anthropology & Center for Latin American Studies and the University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. 

Research Interests

Keywords: Economic and Environmental Anthropology, Environmental Governance, Community-based Conservation, Institutional Analysis, Climate Change Adaptation, Coffee Production and Consumption, Value Chains, Belief Systems, Sustainability

Catherine Tucker's research explores human-environment interactions through a transdisciplinary approach encompassing environmental and economic anthropology, political ecology, institutional analysis, and participatory approaches. For the most part, she focuses on the Latin American experience, including community-based forest and water management, coffee production and value chains, interactions between people and protected areas, governance of common-pool resources, adaptation to climate change, sustainability, globalization, and belief systems.


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Department of Anthropology, University of Florida

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