Eduardo Kohn

EDUARDO KOHN is Associate Professor of Anthropology at McGill University. His research is concerned with human-animal relations and the implications that the ethnographic study of these can have for rethinking anthropology. The empirical context for this work is his ongoing long-term research on how the Quichua (Quechua) speaking Runa of Ecuador’s Upper Amazon inhabit the tropical forest and engage with its beings. His book, How Forests Think:Toward an Anthropology Beyond the Human (University of California Press, 2013),  won the 2014 Gregory Bateson book prize from the Society for Cultural Anthropology.