Carol J. Pierce Colfer, PhD, MPH

Cultural Anthropologist




Carol is a Senior Associate (anthropologist) with CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research, Bogor, Indonesia); and a Visiting Fellow at CIIFAD (Cornell Institute for  International Food and Agricultural Development) at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She has long, ethnographic experience in the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the United States; and global, forest-related experience in criteria and indicators, adaptive collaborative management and governance. Her interests include gender and diversity, people and forests, health and population, and conservation and development issues.

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Carol in Jambi, Indonesia Links

Carol's Work:

Writings  stimulated by the Bush era:

  • The Contradictions in the Body Bush

  • ‘Civilization’ and the Changing World

  • Double Talk

  • False Impotence

  • Framing the Debate; Stopping the Madness

  • Consider Impeachment

  • Insanity

  • A Need for Greater Balance

  • Rise, Ye Oldsters!

  • Time to Mobilize

  • Whither America?