Daniel Tubb

Convener of the Human Environments Workshop

Dr. Daniel Tubb (he/him/his) is an Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada, and an Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He is the author of the book Shifting Livelihoods Gold Mining and Subsistence in the Chocó, Colombia, and co-editor of Letters from the Future: How New Brunswickers Confronted Climate Change and Redefined Progress.

Dr. Tubb has ongoing research on oil palm plantations and agrarian change in Colombia, on the impacts of resource projects in their early buzz phase, on rural issues, and on smart-climate forestry. Dr. Tubb holds a PhD in Anthropology from Carleton University, an MA in Political Economy from Carleton University, and a BA from Trent University.

He was a Fellow at the Program in Agrarian Studies at Yale University from 2014 to 2016 and is a member of the Racial Equality, Cultural Difference, Environmental Conflicts, Racism in the Black Americas at the National University of Colombia, in Bogotá. He has served as a member on the board of the Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (2017-2020), was the admin of the website of the Anthropology and Environment Society of the American Anthropology Association (2012-2020), is a member of the International Development Studies Program at the University of New Brunswick Fredericton, and between 2018 and 2023, he was the English Book Review Editor of Anthropologica, the journal of the Canadian Anthropology Society. He is the Treasurer of the Canadian Anthropology Society (2021-2023).

Dr. Tubb is always interested in mentoring undergraduate students, and in new graduate students. Prospective graduate student wishing to study with Dr. Tubb, should read his letter to students, and send a brief inquiry to dtubb@unb.ca.