Jaime Yard

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Research Interests

  • Political Ecology
  • Performance studies
  • Space and place
  • Anthropology of work

Academic Introduction

PhD, (York University)
MA, (York University)
BA (Simon Fraser University)

Douglas College Faculty member in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology since 2013.

Jaime received her MA and PhD in Social Anthropology from York University in Toronto and her BA in Cultural Anthropology from SFU. Her doctoral dissertation, Working Natures: An Ethnography of Love, Labour and Accumulation on the British Columbian Coast received both the Canadian Studies Network dissertation prize and the York University Barbara Godard dissertation prize in 2013. Jaime is a social and cultural anthropologist specializing in political ecology / environmental anthropology. She is also very interested in anthropocene feminisms, the anthropology of work and performance studies. She has published in the journals TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies and Emotion, Space and Society.

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