Michael L Burton

Professor Emeritus, University of California, Irvine, Department of Anthropology
Knowledge / Expertise
Interest/Specialty Areas Climate Change, Environmental Anthropology, Food, nutrition, and health; Gender, feminism, masculinity, matrilineal descent; Economics and Economic Anthropology; Psychology and Psychological Anthropology; Language, language histories, language revival; Research Design, Comparative Methods, Multivariate models, Classification; Migration, Relocation, forced removal; The US Empire, slavery and its ideologies, genocide, cultural suppression, the war on women, reservations, territories, colonies, cultures of war; California, Southwest US, Mexico; Hawaii, Samoa, and Micronesia; East Africa, West Africa, African Diaspora
Geographic Areas of Expertise International
Sub-Saharan Africa