Kyle Piispanen

United States of America
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Kyle is Ph.D. Student in Environmental Science and Policy at the Central European University. His current research in highland Mexico is on cultural heritage food initiatives and the conservation of milpa and chinampa agriculture. This research is situated at the convergence of food studies and political ecology frameworks. Before coming to CEU he was a research grantee with Fulbright Chile, where he researched the imagining of foodscapes through participatory sense-of-place mapping exercises on the Archipelago of Chiloé. 


MA Applied Anthropology, Oregon State University
BA Double Competence: 1.) Environmental Studies: Agroecology, Ethnobiology, and Sustainable Food Systems 2.) Cultural and Regional Studies: Cultural, Regional, and Political Ecology. Prescott College