Noah Pleshet

Convener of the Human Environments Workshop

Dr. Noah Pleshet (he/him/his) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of New Brunswick. He is an applied sociocultural and environmental anthropologist who studies how culture and language affect human experiences of environmental change, the management of cultural and natural resources, and human-nonhuman animal interactions. He completed his PhD at New York University in 2016, and has ongoing research projects in central Australia and the American Southwest.

Dr. Pleshet has a decade of experience as a practicing and applied anthropologist, focused on working with Indigenous Australian and Native North American Tribal governments, communities, and organizations. This work included research related to cultural resource management initiatives, impact assessments for Infrastructure developments, cultural landscape and place studies, and consultations for natural resource management actions.

Dr. Pleshet is committed to mentoring undergraduate students, and is actively seeking proposals from prospective graduate students at the MA and PhD levels, within areas of focus including applied cultural resource management, social science approaches to studying environmental change and management, and the linkages between cultural landscapes and infrastructure design and development.