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William Balée
Professor
504-862-3055
405 Dinwiddie Hall

Biography

Field of Study: Cultural anthropology; Amazonia; historical ecology; ethnobiology
Prof. Balée received his PhD from Columbia University in 1984. He has conducted fieldwork among Ka'apor, Guajá, Araweté, Tembé, Assurini do Xingu, and Sirionó societies. He teaches courses including cultural anthropology, ecological anthropology, historical ecology of Amazonia, South American ethnology, ethnographic methods, and the four-field model.