Jennifer Brown


Jennifer Brown is a Ph.D. candidate in cultural anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor of anthropology at the University of Alaska-Southeast. She is currently completing her dissertation in southern southeast Alaska. Her research draws upon methods from anthropology, science & technology studies, environmental studies, and indigenous critical theory to examine local and tribal responses to climate change with a focus on ocean resources and human-animal relationships. 

Research Interests

Native North America, Alaska Natives, Arctic and Subarctic North America, Indigenous Critical Studies, Medical Anthropology, Bureaucracy, Research Ethics, Settler-Colonial Studies, Climate Change, Traditional Foods, Science Studies, Citizen Science