Christine Folch speaks, studies, and writes about culture and politics. She focuses on three main topics: Latin America, water, and the environment. But she also writes about cuisine, popular culture, and development.
These days, Folch is working on:
Her larger research agenda is on environmental ethics amidst the constraints of the Anthropocene and how groups imagine and then act out their relationships to nature. As a cultural anthropologist, Folch is particularly interested in how energy and environmental impacts disproportionately affect marginalized communities.
Christine Folch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University and Co-Director of the Global Brazil Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute.