Eduardo Brondizio

Department of Anthropology IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Environmental and economic anthropology; land use; institutions and collective action; rural livelihoods and poverty; local and indigenous knowledge; socio-ecological complex systems analysis; global environmental change; agroforestry; small farmers; sustainability sciences; Latin America; Brazil; Amazon; Delta regions.

Expert Bio

Eduardo S. Brondizio is Distinguished Professor of anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Bloomington, where he directs the Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes. He has served on numerous international scientific bodies, including as co-chair of the 2016-19 Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

He has also been a member of the Science Committee of the Future Earth program and the International Geosphere Biosphere Program and co-editor-in-chief of Current Opinion on Environmental Sustainability (Elsevier). He has been committed for three decades to research on human-environment interaction and social-environmental change in the Amazon region.

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Additional Information

Brondizio has published over 185 articles and five books and curated two museum exhibits. His work has been cited (Google citations, May 2017) over 9,500 times, H-Index = 43. Brondizio has held residency position, among other places, at the Research Institute for Humanities and Nature, Kyoto, Japan; Institut d'études avancées, Paris, France; Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3, Institut des Hautes Etudes de l'Amérique Latine, Paris, France; the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale, Collège de France, Paris, France, among others. He sits on the editorial board of numerous international scientific journals.

Updated on: September 17, 2019