Adam Fleischmann is an anthropologist, writer and teacher, with a PhD in anthropology from McGill University in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal, Québec. His research and teaching practices bridge anthropological and related approaches to the study of global climate change, the environment, institutions, expertise, science and technology, knowledge, ethics and social movements.
His dissertation, “Possibility in an era of climate change: anthropology, knowledge, politics” (McGill University, December 2022), examined how science and politics are brought together in North America to meet the challenges and uncertainties climate change.
He is currently Senior Research Associate at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary and an Affiliate Member of the Centre for Energy Ethics, University of St Andrews.
Most members of the Society for Cultural Anthropology (SCA)’s Social Media Team (SMT) have been in their position for two to four years, but the SMT has existed... More
What does doing academia in general and anthropology in particular look like on social media? Each piece in this series works to answer this question by taking ... More
With some 48,400 thousand followers, the Society for Cultural Anthropology’s (SCA) Twitter account @CulAnth is the world's largest anthropology social media acc... More
While it can be a generative and privileged position to handle an account and content that shapes the discursive spaces of #AnthroTwitter and #AcademicTwitter, ... More
In the political economy of the production and dissemination of knowledge, open access (OA) journals offer the possibility to rethink collective engagement with... More
The Society for Cultural Anthropology’s Social Media Team (SMT) relies heavily on oral history, some institutional memory, and low turnover rates to imagine and... More
SMT TO DO LIST: Enter details for 16 pieces in newly published series into The SpreadsheetIncluding Twitter handles of authors—either from Managing Editor or in... More
Live-tweeting an academic panel or talk may vary—it can involve brevity or depth, quoting or paraphrasing, summary or commentary, formality or fun—but generally... More
Mette High’s Cultural Anthropology article “Utopias of Oil: Private Equity and Entrepreneurial Ambition in the U.S. Oil and Gas Industry” explores how private e... More