William Balée received his PhD from Columbia University in 1984. Field of Study: Cultural anthropology; Amazonia; historical ecology; ethnobiology. He has conducted fieldwork among Ka’apor, Guajá, Araweté, Tembé, Assurini do Xingu, and Sirionó societies. He teaches courses including cultural anthropology, ecological anthropology, historical ecology of Amazonia, South American ethnology, ethnographic methods, and the four-field model.
William Balée institutional webpage: https://liberalarts.tulane.edu/departments/anthropology/people/william-balee