University of Nevada, Reno
Book Review Editor of Tipití 2022-
Louis Forline is Associate Professor of the University of Nevada, Reno. He has a PhD from the University of Florida, Gainesville. His work in the Brazilian Amazon has engaged him with both indigenous and peasant groups of this region. Among indigenous groups, he has worked with the Guajá Indians since 1990, examining their experience of contact with Brazilian mainstream society and transition from foraging to farming. This work has been supported by NSF, WWF, the Explorers Club and the University of Nevada, Reno. He also has worked among urban Indians in the city of Altamira, Brazil, examining their resurgence as indigenous players and have conducted environmental impact assessments of hydroelectric projects, in addition to performing nutritional studies among indigenous and peasant groups in Pará state.
Louis Forline’s institutional webpage: https://www.unr.edu/anthropology/faculty/louis-forline