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Environmental Studies
University of Mississippi

Robbie Ethridge

Professor of Anthropology
Lamar 510
University, MS 38677

Robbie Ethridge is professor of anthropology with specialties in ethnohistory, cultural anthropology, and environmental anthropology.  Her work focuses on the deep history of the Indians of the American South, especially their colonial experiences and
incorporation into the global capitalist market system and how these forces worked to transform their pre-contact social, political, ecological, and cultural lives.  She is currently working on a project that details the rise and fall of the pre-contact ancient chiefdoms of the South from 900 AD to 1730 AD.  She is the author of two monographs and several journal articles and book chapters as well as co-editor of three edited volumes.  She also serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Native South

Ph.D., University of Georgia

ENVS Courses taught:
Environmental History of the South (ANTH 319), Environmental Anthropology (ANTH 330), Indians and the Natural World (ANTH 331)