Alumnus Yancey Orr has accepted a position as lecturer (assistant professor) of anthropology in the School of Social Sciences at The University of Queensland. He completed his Ph.D. in 2012 on Balinese agricultural communities under the direction of Professor of Anthropology Stephen Lansing. The University of Queensland’s comely sandstone campus is located in tropical Brisbane, between Australia’s famed Gold and Sunshine Coasts. The department’s focus is on human ecology, indigenous knowledge, and the ethnography of Southeast Asia and Oceania. Yancey will be teaching undergraduate and graduate students cultural and environmental anthropology and continuing his research on the interaction between social, environmental, and cognitive systems.
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