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Elizabeth Hoover

Brown University

Elizabeth Hoover is an associate professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California Berkeley. At the time of filming, she was the Manning Assistant Professor of American Studies at Brown University. She teaches courses on environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, Native American museum curation, and community engaged research. Elizabeth received her B.A. from Williams College, an M.A. from Brown in Anthropology/Museum Studies, and Ph.D. from Brown in Anthropology, with a focus on environmental and medical Anthropology as it applies to Native American communities responding to environmental contamination. Elizabeth has published articles about environmental reproductive justice in Native American communities, the cultural impact of fish advisories on Native communities, tribal citizen science, and health social movements.

Hoover’s videos are used in these Choices Program curriculum units:
The American Revolution: Experiences of Rebellion
We the People: A New Nation

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