Thomas F. Love - Professor of Anthropology; Member Environmental Studies Faculty; Coordinator of Latin American Studies
Education: BA Columbia University; MA, MS, Ph.D. University of California, Davis
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
- Energy anthropology; energo-politics, energy regimes, socio-cultural consequences of global oil depletion – North America and Andes
- Socio-cultural aspects of sustainability, sustainable human use of neotropical and temperate forest and other ecosystems; non-timber forest products
- Political economy and cultural ecology of small-scale Andean agriculture and pastoralism
Love, Thomas & David Murphy
2016 Implications of Net Energy for the Food-Energy-Water Nexus; An NSF-funded workshop at Linfield College, McMinnville, OR, 14-16 January 2016. Award Number: 1541988
Love, Thomas & Cindy Isenhour
2016 Energy and Economy: Re-cognizing High Energy Modernity as an Historical Period. IN Love & Isenhour, eds., Economic Anthropology, 3:1 “Energy and Economy.” (selected papers from the 2014 meeting of the Society for Economic Anthropology that we organized)
Strauss, Sarah, Stephanie Rupp and Thomas Love, eds. 2013 Cultures of Energy: Power, Practices, Technologies. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.
Love, Thomas In preparation The “Independent Republic of Arequipa”: The making of regional culture in the central Andes. Austin, TX: Univ. of Texas Press.
Love, Thomas & Anna Garwood 2011 “Wind, sun and water: Complexities of alternative energy development in rural northern Peru.” Rural Society 20:294-307.
Love, Thomas 2008 “Anthropology and the fossil fuel era” Anthropology Today 24(2), pp. 3-4.
Love, Thomas, Eric Jones & Leon Liegel 1998 “Valuing the Temperate Rainforest: Wild Mushrooming on the Olympic Peninsula Biosphere Reserve.” Ambio: A Journal of the Human Environment, Special Report No. 9, pp. 16-25.
Love, Thomas 1989 "Limits to the Articulation of Modes of Production: The Southwestern Peru Region" In Orlove, B.S., M. Foley & T. Love, eds. State, Capital and Rural Society: Anthropological Perspectives on Political Economy in Mexico and the Andes. Boulder, CO: Westview Pr., pp. 147-179.
Goddard, Ives & Thomas Love 2004 “Oregon, the Beautiful”. Oregon Historical Quarterly 105(2):238-259
Recent Faculty Lectures