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Deborah J Andrews

Adjunct

Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work | College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Cultural Anthropology, Ethnobotany, Legal Anthropology, Law and Policy, Globalization, Environmental Anthropology and Law, Anthropology of Food, Biodiversity, Indigenous Rights, Ethnography

Education

University of Florida, J.D., M.A., Ph.D.

University of Maryland, B.A.

Biography

Awards

2016  Society for Applied Anthropology, Spicer Student Paper Award

2015  Ruth McQuown Scholarship, University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

2015  University of Florida, Graduate School Doctoral Research Award

2015 Society for Applied Anthropology, Kushner Student Paper Award

2014-15  Rothman Doctoral Fellowship, University of Florida Center for Humanities

2013-2014       National Park Service Scholarship

2001 – Leadership Award, Sierra Club Northeast Florida Group

2000 - Awarded the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Seventh Judicial Circuit

Affiliations

Florida Bar

District of Columbia Bar (inactive)

United Stated Supreme Court Bar

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Bar

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Bar

United States District Court for the District of Columbia Bar

United States District Court for the District of Maryland Bar

Society for Applied Anthropology

Florida Anthropological Society

Grants and Contracts Awarded

2014 The Ford Foundation / University of Florida, Tropical Conservation and Development Conference Travel Grant

2014  Waggoner Research Grant, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology                       

2013  Goggin Research Grant, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology

2012  Polly & Paul Doughty Grant, University of Florida, Department of Anthropology

2012  Tinker Foundation Grant, University of Florida, Department of Latin American Studies

Publications & Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

Andrews, Deborah

2017    Race, Status, and Biodiversity: The Social Climbing of Quinoa. Journal of Culture, Agriculture, Food, & Environment. 39(1).

Andrews, Deborah

2017    Book Review: Aesop’s Anthropology: A Multispecies Approach, by John Hartigan, Jr. Journal of Culture, Agriculture, Food, & Environment. 39(1).

Andrews, Deborah

2016    Book Review: Amazonia in the Anthropocene: People, Soils, Plants, Forests, by Nicholas Kawa. The Anthropocene Review, Nov. 21, 2016 (online http://www.theanthropocenereview.com/2016/11/book-review-amazonia-in-anthropocene.html)

Andrews, Deborah, Peter Collings, and Dayna Bowker Lee

2014    Ethnographic Overview and Assessment of Ocmulgee National Monument for the National Park Service, Task Agreement No. P11AT51123.

Andrews, Deborah

2013    North versus South America: An Investigation into the Relationship between Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and Goosefoot (Chenopodium berlandieri) for Global Solutions. In International Scientific Congress of Quinoa and Andean Grains, Lima, Peru: National Agrarian University La Molina. ISBN: 978-612-4147-16-6.

Andrews, Deborah

2012    Traditional Agriculture, Biopiracy and Indigenous Rights. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Sustain. Forum, 1-30 November 2012; Sciforum Electronic Conferences Series, 2012. http://www.sciforum.net/conference/wsf2/paper/928

CONFERENCES

May 2019 Florida Anthropological Society, Crystal River, Florida

Paper: Palmettos, Piers, and Pioneers: Cracker Identity in Palm Valley

March 2019 Society for Applied Anthropology, Portland, Oregon

Paper: The Critical Role of Elders in Maintaining Biodiversity During Globalization

November 2017 American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C.

Paper: Left Holding the Bag: The Disjuncture Between United Nations Goals and the Global Market

March 2017 Society for Applied Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Paper: Persistence, Biodiversity, and Global Food Security: The Importance of Applied Anthropology (invited)

November 2016 American Anthropological Association, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Paper: The Agrodiversity and Food Security Imperative: Foreseeability, Evidence, and Preventable Harm Through Local Knowledge

March 2016 Society for Applied Anthropology, Vancouver, Canada

Paper: Community, Cooperation, and Competition: Intersections of Global Demand, Agrodiversity, and Small-Scale Andean Farmers

September 2015 Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies, Baton Rouge, LA

Paper: Globalization of the Quinoa Market: Perspectives of Andean Farmers

March 2015     Society for Applied Anthropology, Pittsburgh, PA – Session Chair

Paper: Continuity and Change: The Globalization of the Quinoa Market and Agro-diversity in the Peruvian Andes

 December 2014 American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C., Session Co-organizer and Chair: Humans, Plants, and Race: Investigations into Cultivation, Discrimination, and Identity

Paper: Race, Identity and Status: The Social Climbing of Quinoa

March 2014 Society for Applied Anthropology, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Paper: Mounds, Memories and Refugees: Reconstructing Native American Migration Patterns in the Southeastern United States

November 2013 American Anthropological Association, Chicago, Illinois

Paper: The Signature of People Across Time: The Enigma of Ocmulgee National Monument

November 2013 International Scientific Congress of Quinoa and Andean Grains, National 

Agrarian University La Molina, Lima, Peru

Paper: North versus South America: An Investigation into the Relationship between Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and Goosefoot (Chenopodium berlandieri) for Global Solutions

March 2013 Society for Applied Anthropology, Denver, Colorado - Session Chair

Paper: Origins of Agriculture and Indigenous Patrimony vs. The U.S. Supreme Court: Were Indigenous Rights and Anthropological Research Ignored?

 November 2012 American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, California –Session Chair

Paper: Neo-Indigenous Local Ecological Knowledge: Intergenerational Transmission and Expertise of a Florida Cracker Family

November 2012 2nd World Sustainability Forum

Paper: Traditional Agriculture, Biopiracy and Indigenous Rights. In Proceedings of the 2nd World Sustain. Forum, 1-30 November 2012

April 2012 Society for Ethnobiology, Denver, Colorado

Paper: Homegrown Local Ecological Knowledge: A Constructivist Rationale for the Inverse Relationship Between Environmental Knowledge and Formal Education Levels

March 2012 Society for Applied Anthropology, Baltimore, Maryland

Paper: Intergenerational Transmission of Local Ecological Knowledge during Urban Sprawl: Expertise of a Florida Cracker Family

October 2011 Florida Anthropology Student Association Colloquium, Gainesville, Florida

Cracker Ecologists: Environmentally Based Identity, Knowledge and Cultural Transmission

February 2005 Environmental Law and Land Use Section of the Florida Bar and Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida

Land Use 101: Understanding the Land Use Approval Process and How to Effectively and Ethically Participate, from the Community’s Perspective

September 2002 St. Johns County Judge Patti Christensen’s “Peoples’ Court,” Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Florida Local Land Use and Zoning from the Public Interest Perspective

Andrews
Contact Information

(904) 620-2850

deborah.andrews@unf.edu