P. Joshua Griffin

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P. Joshua
Griffin
Graduate Student
Contact Information
E-Mail: 
pjgriff@uw.edu
Mailbox: 
353100
Academic Information
Research Summary: 
My multi-sited dissertation considers the affective, ethical, and political dimensions of climate change among climate scientists at the University of Washington, Pacific-Northwest climate justice activists, and a "frontline" community in Northwest Alaska. Fieldwork in Kivalina, Alaska is grounded in my role as a co-curator of the transdisciplinary social arts and research collective Re-Locate (http://www.relocate-ak.org/)--working to support a community-led and culturally-specific village relocation process.
Discipline: 
Sociocultural Anthropology
Keywords: 
environmental anthropology, climate change, environmental & climate justice, political ecology, social movements, social and critical theory, ethics, existential anthropology, religion and ecology, ecotheology, constructive theology, liberation theology, environmental humanities, social and ethnographic arts
Selected Publications
2015
"Interior Secretary Has 'Much to Learn' from Kivalina's Iñupiaq Elders on Climate Change and Village Relocation," (with Jennifer Marlow and Michael Gerace) Huffington Post Blog, February 23, 2015.
2013
Griffin, P. Joshua. "Ethics: Translation." Fieldsights - Field Notes, Cultural Anthropology Online, April 17, 2013.