Joshua Shapero

Assistant Professor of Ethnology

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Ethnology

At UNM since 
2019
Email: 
jshapero@unm.edu
Curriculum vitae
 

Education:

BA, Johns Hopkins University (2006)

PhD (with distinction), University of Michigan (2017)
Dissertation: "Speaking Places: Language, Mind and Environment in the Ancash Highlands (Peru)"

Research:

Language and environment, linguistic anthropology, cognitive psychology, environmental anthropology, psychological anthropology, linguistic relativity, environmental justice, glaciers and climate change, indigenous languages, language rights, South America, Peru, Quechua, Ancash/Cordillera Blanca

Recent Publications:

2017 “Possessive Places: Spatial Routines and Glacier Oracles in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca.” Ethnos (early online view): 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2017.1383501

2017 “Does Environmental Experience Shape Spatial Cognition?” Cognitive Science 41(5): 1274–1298.2015 “El Pinkuyllu y la María Angola: sonido, socialidad y espacio en Los Ríos Profundos.” In B. Brabec de Mori, M. Garcia und M. Lewy, Eds., Los mundos audibles. Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag. Pp. 241-253.

2015 “El Pinkuyllu y la María Angola: sonido, socialidad y espacio en Los Ríos Profundos.” In B. Brabec de Mori, M. Garcia und M. Lewy, Eds., Los mundos audibles. Berlin: Gebr. Mann Verlag. Pp. 241-253.

2014 “Gestures in Native South America: Ancash Quechua.” In C. Müller, J. Bressem, A. Cienki, E. Fricke, S.H. Ladewig, D. McNeill & S. Tessendorf, Eds., Body – Language –Communication: An International Handbook on Multimodality in Human Interaction. Volume 2. Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science. Berlin, New York: Mouton De Gruyter. Pp. 1193-1206

2014 “Paisajes Callados: el idioma quechua y el estudio del medio ambiente andino.” Revista Argumentos. Instituto de Estudios Peruanos. Pp 47-54. http://revistaargumentos.iep.org.pe/articulos/paisajes-callados-el-idioma-quechua-y-elestudio-del-medio-ambiente-andino/