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Jacka, Jerry Keith Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Jacka's research focuses on the intersection of development, natural resource management, and the political ecology of land use and land cover change. Since 1998, he has worked in the montane tropics of Papua New Guinea studying the impacts of mining development and economic modernization among indigenous people in western Enga Province. His research highlights the complex entanglements of capitalist development, global environmental conservation, and indigenous livelihoods. Since 2016, Dr. Jacka has conducted research on sustainability in post-mining communities in Colorado.

keywords

  • mining development, political ecology of resource development, climate change adaptation and mitigation, land use and land cover change, indigenous ecological knowledge, conservation and resource management

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ANTH 1155 Exploring Global Cultural Diversity (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 4020 Explorations in Anthropology (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 4840 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 4910 Teaching Anthropology (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 4930 Anthropology Internship (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 5020 Explorations in Anthropology (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 5840 Guided Study (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 5930 Anthropology Internship (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 6940 Master's Candidate for Degree (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 7840 Independent Research (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ANTH 4840 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 4910 Teaching Anthropology (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 4930 Anthropology Internship (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 5840 Guided Study (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 5930 Anthropology Internship (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 6940 Master's Candidate for Degree (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 6950 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 7840 Independent Research (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ANTH 4840 Independent Study (Summer 2018)
  • ANTH 5930 Anthropology Internship (Summer 2018)
  • ANTH 4500 Cross-Cultural Aspects of Socioeconomic Development (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 4840 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 4910 Teaching Anthropology (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 4930 Anthropology Internship (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 5500 Cross-Cultural Aspects of Socioeconomic Development (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 5840 Guided Study (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 5930 Anthropology Internship (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 6940 Master's Candidate for Degree (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 7840 Independent Research (Spring 2018)
  • ANTH 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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