Christina Callicott

Published: May 18th, 2016

Category: Graduate Students

Graduate Student

Mailbox: Turlington Hall Rm 1112, PO Box 117305, Gainesville, FL 32611-7305
Email:    c.callicott@ufl.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Florida, In Progress
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 2014
  • B.A., Gender Studies, University of Colorado, 1995

Subfield

Cultural Anthropology


Chair

Dr. Collings


Research Interests

Ethnobotany, ethnomusicology, shamanism, environmental anthropology, bio-cultural diversity, indigenous peoples, political ecology, gender, Western Amazon


Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed

Callicott, Christina 2016 “Introduction to the Special Issue: Ayahuasca, Plant-Based Spirituality, and the Future of Amazonia.” Anthropology of Consciousness 27(2):113-20.

Callicott, Christina 2013 “Interspecies communication in the Western Amazon: Music as a form of conversation between plants and people.” European Journal of Ecopsychology 4:32-43.

Book Chapter

Callicott, Christina and Catherine Tucker. In Press. “Marketing Organic Foods in the USA.” Organic Food, Farming and Culture (working title). Janet Chrzan and Jacqueline Ricotta, editors. Routledge.

Reports

Callicott, Christina, Bette Loiselle and Patricia Delamonica Sampaio 2015 Tropical Conservation and Development Program 2014 Alumni Survey Report. Gainesville: University of Florida Tropical Conservation and Development Program. Accessible at http://www.tcd.ufl.edu/Data/Sites/44/media/documents/reports/

Invited Reprints

Callicott, Christina. 2017 (In press) “Interspecies communication in the Western Amazon: Music as a form of conversation between plants and people” (translation–French). Cygne Noir: Revue d’Exploration Sémiotique 4(2017):n.p.

Callicott, Christina, translated by Catarina Barros. N.D. (In press) “Interspecies communication in the Western Amazon: Music as a form of conversation between plants and people” (translation–Portuguese). Chão da Feira Caderno de Leituras.


Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

  • Second Place, Master’s Thesis category. UF Center for Latin American Studies Field Research Clinic Poster Competition, 2014.
  • TCD Field Research Grant, UF Center for Latin American Studies, to fund pre-dissertation research and site visits in the Peruvian Amazon, 2016.

 

  • Doughty Research Award, UF Department of Anthropology, to fund a medical needs assessment of Shawi communities in Peruvian Amazon, 2016.
  • Conference Grant, Department of Anthropology and Land Use Environmental Change Institute (SALSA), 2015.
  • Conference Grant (SALSA), UF Tropical Conservation and Development Program, 2015.
  • Amaya-Burns Research Grant for pre-dissertation site visits in the Peruvian Amazon. UF Dep’t of Anthropology. 2015.
  • Conference Grant, UF Dep’t of Anthropology and Land Use Environmental Change Institute (AAA), 2014.
  • Conference Grant (AAA), UF Center for Latin American Studies, 2014.
  • Waggoner Field Research Grant, UF Dep’t of Anthropology, 2014.
  • Conference Grant (Toluca, Mex.) UF Tropical Conservation and Development Program, 2014.
  • Scholarship for summer study, UF Tropical Conservation and Development Program, 2014, for course in Tropical Plant Systematics, Organization for Tropical Studies, Costa Rica.
  • Scholarship for summer study, Organization for Tropical Studies, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2014, for course in Tropical Plant Systematics, OTS, Costa Rica.
  • Fellowship for Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies, UF Center for Latin American Studies, to study Amazonian Kichwa at the Andes-Amazon Field School, Tena, Ecuador. Summer 2013.
  • Field Research Grant, UF Center for Latin American Studies. Protocol title: Music, Plants and Healing: Shamanic Music in Western Amazonia. Summer 2013.
  • Honorable Mention, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Competition, 2012, 2013.
  • Ruegamer Fellowship, UF Dep’t of Anthropology; March 2012. Three-year graduate fellowship.
  • Grinter Fellowship, UF Dep’t of Anthropology, 2012. Three-year departmental fellowship.

 

 

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