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Amber Wutich

Amber Wutich
Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
Associate Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability

Amber.Wutich@asu.edu
480-965-9010

School of Human Evolution and Social Change
Arizona State University
PO Box 872402
Tempe, AZ 85287-2402
USA

Amber Wutich's research deals with the cultural, economic, and ecological dimensions of resource insecurity. She examines how inequity and injustice in social systems produce food and water insecurity. She also studies how people cope with resource insecurity—and what happens when they can no longer cope. Her research is based on rigorous ethnographic fieldwork, often based in Cochabamba, Bolivia, and Phoenix, Arizona. She directs the Global Ethnohydrology Study, a long-term, collaborative, multi-site project that investigates water knowledge and management across cultures.

Amber Wutich teaches graduate courses in ethnographic field methods. She also teaches qualitative data analysis in NSF Short Courses in Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (for anthropologists with Ph.D. degrees) and NSF Summer Institute for Research Design in Cultural Anthropology (for pre-doctoral students). She currently teaches undergraduate courses titled "Poverty, Social Justice and Global Health" and "Disaster!"

PhD, Cultural Anthropology, University of Florida, 2006

BA, Anthropology, University of Florida, 2000

Journal Articles

2017

Brewis, A., S. Trainer, S. Han and A. Wutich. 2017. Publically misfitting: Extreme weight and the everyday production and reinforcement of felt stigma. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 31(2):257-276. DOI: 10.1111/maq.12309. (link )

du Bray, M., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, D. D. White and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2017. Emotion, Coping, and Climate Change in Island Nations: Implications for Environmental Justice. Environmental Justice DOI: 0.1089/env.2016.0025.

Hagaman, A. K. and A. Y. Wutich. 2017. How many interviews are enough to identify metathemes in multisited and cross-cultural research? Another perspective on Guest, Bunce, and Johnson's (2006) landmark study. Field Methods 29(1):23-41. DOI: 10.1177/1525822X16640447. (link )

Sullivan, A., D. D. White, K. L. Larson and A. Y. Wutich. 2017. Towards water sensitive cities in the Colorado River Basin: A comparative historical analysis to inform future urban water sustainability transitions. Sustainability 9(5):761. DOI: 10.3390/su9050761.

Trainer, S., A. Brewis and A. Wutich. 2017. Not 'taking the easy way out': Reframing bariatric surgery from low-effort weight loss to hard work. Anthropology & Medicine 24(1):96-110. DOI: 10.1080/13648470.2016.1249339. (link )

2016

Han, S., A. A. Brewis and A. Wutich. 2016. Body image mediates the depressive4 effects of weight gain in new mothers, particularly women already obese: Evidence from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study. BMC Public Health 16:664. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-016-3363-8. (link )

Larson, K. L., R. Stotts, A. Wutich, A. Brewis and D. D. White. 2016. Cross-cultural perceptions of water risks and solutions across select sites. Society & Natural Resources 29(9):1049-1064. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2015.1122132. (link )

Palta, M. M., M. du Bray, R. Stotts and A. Y. Wutich. 2016. Ecosystem services and disservices for a vulnerable human population: Findings from urban waterways and wetlands in an American desert city. Human Ecology 44(4):463-478. DOI: 10.1007/s10745-016-9843-8. (link )

Raves, D. M., A. Brewis, S. Trainer, S. Han and A. Wutich. 2016. Bariatric surgery patients' perceptions of weight-related stigma in healthcare settings impair post-surgery dietary adherence. Frontiers in Psychology: Eating Behavior 7:1497. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01497. (link )

Rice, J., A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White and P. K. Westerhoff. 2016. Comparing actual de facto wastewater reuse and its public acceptability: A three city case study. Sustainable Cities and Society 27:467-474. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2016.06.007.

Ruth, A., A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2016. Integrating global health undergraduates in collaborative research: The Global Ethnohydrology Study. Practicing Anthropology 38(4):16-18. (link )

Trainer, S., A. A. Brewis Slade, A. Y. Wutich, L. C. Kurtz and M. Niesluckowski. 2016. The fat self in virtual communities: Success and failure in weght-loss blogging. Current Anthropology 57(4):523-528. DOI: 10.1086/687587. (link )

Wutich, A. Y., M. Beresford and C. Carvajal. 2016. Can Informal Water Vendors Deliver on the Promise of A Human Right to Water? Results From Cochabamba, Bolivia. World Development 79:14-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.10.043.

2015

Larson, K. L., D. D. White, P. Gober and A. Y. Wutich. 2015. Decision-making under uncertainty for water sustainability and urban climate change adaptation. Sustainability 7(11):14761-14784. DOI: 10.3390/su71114761. (link )

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson and T. Lant. 2015. Water management decision makers’ evaluations of uncertainty in a decision support system: The case of WaterSim in the Decision Theater. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 58(4):616-630. DOI: 10.1080/09640568.2013.875892. (link )

2014

Vins, H., A. Wutich, A. Brewis, M. Beresford, A. Ruth and C. Roberts. 2014. Children’s perceived water futures in the United States Southwest. Human Organization 73(3):235-246. (link )

Wutich, A. and A. Brewis. 2014. Food, water, and scarcity: Toward a broader anthropology of resource insecurity. Current Anthropology 55(4):444–468. DOI: 10.1086/677311. (link )

Wutich, A., A. Ruth, A. Brewis and C. Boone. 2014. Stigmatized neighborhoods, social bonding, and health. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 28(4):556-577. DOI: 10.1111/maq.12124. (link )

Wutich, A., A. C. White, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, A. Brewis and C. Roberts. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths, or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18(1):109–120. DOI: doi:10.5194/hess-18-109-2014. (link )

2013

Brewis, A. A., M. Gartin, A. Y. Wutich and A. Young. 2013. Global convergence in ethnotheories of water and disease. Global Public Health 8(1):13-36. DOI: 10.1080/17441692.2012.758298. (link )

Crona, B., A. Y. Wutich, A. Brewis and M. Gartin. 2013. Perceptions of climate change: Linking local and global perceptions through a cultural knowledge approach. Climatic Change 119(2):519-531. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-013-0708-5. (link )

Rice, J., A. Wutich and P. Westerhoff. 2013. Assessment of de facto wastewater reuse across the USA: Trends between 1980 and 2008. Environmental Science and Technology 47(19):11099-11105. DOI: 10.1021/es402792s. (link )

Wutich, A. 2013. Water insecurity, emotional distress, and mental illness: Implications for human development & capabilities. Maitreyee, Bulletin of the Human Development and Capability Association 23:14-16. (link )

Wutich, A. Y., A. Brewis, A. M. York and R. Stotts. 2013. Rules, norms, and injustice: A cross-cultural study of perceptions of justice in water institutions. Society and Natural Resources 26(7):795-809. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2012.723302. (link )

2012

Brewis, A. A. and A. Y. Wutich. 2012. Implicit versus explicit fat-stigma. Journal of Human Biology 24:332-338.

Wutich, A. Y. 2012. Water insecurity, emotional distress, and mental illness: Implications for human development & capabilities. Maitreyee: Bulletin of the Human Development and Capability Association 23:14-16.

Wutich, A. Y., A. M. York, A. A. Brewis, R. Stotts and C. M. Roberts. 2012. Shared cultural norms for justice in water institutions: Results from Fiji, Ecuador, Paraguay, New Zealand, and the U.S. Journal of Environmental Management 113:370-376. (link )

2011

Brewis Slade, A. A., A. Y. Wutich, A. Falletta-Cowden and I. Rodriguez-Soto. 2011. Body norms and fat stigma in global perspective. Current Anthropology 52(2):269-276. DOI: 10.1086/659309. (link )

Brewis, A. A., D. J. Hruschka and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Vulnerability to fat-stigma in women's everyday relationships. Social Science and Medicine 73:491-497.

Hruschka, D. J., A. A. Brewis, A. Y. Wutich and B. Morin. 2011. Shared norms provide limited explanation for the social clustering of obesity. American Journal of Public Health 101(S1):S295-S300. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.300053 . (link )

Jewell, B. and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Charitable Christians, punitive neighbors: Religiosity and economic norms in a water scarce environment. Research in Economic Anthropology 31(October):.

Larson, K. L., A. Wutich, D. White, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and S. L. Harlan. 2011. Multifaceted perspectives on water risks and policies: A cultural domains approach in a Southwestern city. Human Ecology Review 18(1):75-87. (link )

York, A. M., D. Barnett, A. Y. Wutich and B. Crona. 2011. Household bottled water consumption in Phoenix: A Lifestyle Choice. Water International 36(6):708-718. DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2011.610727. (link )

2010

Cutts, B. B., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, K. J. Darby, M. W. Neff, E. K. Larson, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Ego network properties as a way to reveal conflict in collaboration's clothing. Procedia: Social and Behavioral Sciences 4:93-101. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.07.486. (link )

Gartin, M., B. Crona, A. Y. Wutich and P. K. Westerhoff. 2010. Urban ethnohydrology: Cultural knowledge of water quality and water management in a desert city. Ecology and Society 15(4):36. (link )

Munoz-Erickson, T. A., B. B. Cutts, E. K. Larson, M. W. Neff, K. J. Darby, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Spanning boundaries in an Arizona watershed partnership: Information networks as tools for entrenchment or ties for collaboration?. Ecology and Society 15(3):Art. 22. (link )

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. Credibility, salience, and legitimacy of boundary objects: Water managers' assessment of a simulation model in an immersive decision theater. Science and Public Policy 37(3):219-232. DOI: 10.3152/030234210X497726. (link )

Wutich, A. Y. and B. Jewell. 2010. Sooner or later we all need help: Charity and reciprocity in a water-scarce urban community in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Villa Libre

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and M. Gartin. 2010. Comparing focus group and individual responses on sensitive topics: A study of water decision-makers in a desert city. Field Methods 22(1):88-110. DOI: 10.1177/1525822X09349918. (link )

2009

Larson, K. L., D. D. White, P. Gober, S. L. Harlan and A. Y. Wutich. 2009. Divergent perspectives on water resource sustainability in a public-policy-science context. Environmental Science and Policy 12(7):1012-1023. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2009.07.012. (link )

Book Chapters

2017

Trainer, S., A. Brewis, A. Wutich and S. Han. 2017. Obesity, depression, and weight-related stigma syndemics. Pp. 83-106 In: Leman, S., B. Ostrach and M. Singer eds., Foundations of Biosocial Health: Stigma and Illness Interactions. Lexington Books. ISBN: 978-1-4985-5211-0.

2015

Brewis, A. A. and A. Y. Wutich. 2015. A world of suffering? Biocultural approaches to fat stigma in the global contexts of the obesity epidemic. Pp. 269-283 In: Leatherman, T., D. Himmelgreen and S. Kedia eds., Biocultural Approaches to Health Disparities in Global Contexts. Vol 38(2). Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN: 978-1-119-18627-4.

Brewis, A., A. Wutich and D. Williams. 2015. Teaching obesity: Stigma, structure, and self. Pp. 35-48 In: Swift, C. L. and R. Wilk eds., Teaching Food and Culture. Left Coast Press, Inc.. ISBN: 978-1629581279.

Trainer, S., A. Brewis and A. Wutich. 2015. Considering surgical weight loss: Applied anthropology and the invisible obese body. Pp. 141-150 In: Morris, C. T. and A. G. Lancey eds., The Applied Anthropology of Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Identity. Lexington Books. ISBN: 978-1498512633.

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, J. B. Rosales Chavez and C. L. Jaiswal. 2015. Water, worry, and Doña Paloma: Why water security is fundamental to global mental health. Pp. 57-72 In: Kohrt, B. and E. Mendenhall eds., Global Mental Health: Anthropological Perspectives. Left Coast Press. ISBN: 978-1611329247.

2013

Wutich, A., A. Brewis, S. Sigurdsson, R. Stotts and A. York. 2013. Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory. Pp. 220-238 In: Wagner, J. ed., The Social Life of Water in a Time of Crisis. Berghahn Books. ISBN: 978-0-85745-966-4.

2010

Wutich, A. Y. and C. Gravlee. 2010. Water decision-makers in a desert city: Text analysis and environmental social science. Pp. 188-211 In: Vaccaro, I., J. A. Smith and S. Aswani eds., Environmental Social Sciences: Methods and Research Design. Cambridge University Press.

Posters

2017

Chipman, D., R. Stotts, C. Till, K. Larson, A. Wutich and D. White. 2017. Solutions for urban water sustainability transitions: Comparison of cities dependent on water from the Colorado River Basin. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

DeMyers, C., C. Warpinski and A. Y. Wutich. 2017. Urban water insecurity: A case study of homelessness in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

DeMyers, C., A. Y. Wutich and D. D. White. 2017. Bringing Stakeholder Analysis into Research on Sustainability Transitions: Stakeholder Dynamics and Transformational Water Solutions in the Colorado River Basin. Poster presented at the 2017 DCDC Poster Symposium, April 24, 2017, Tempe, AZ.

du Bray, M., A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2017. Cross-cultural approaches to understanding the emotional geographies of climate threats in four island nations. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Central-Arizona Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 13 January 2017, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2016

du Bray, M., A. Y. Wutich, R. Stotts and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2016. Hope, Fear, and Worry: Emotional Geographies of Communities Affected by Climate Change. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 15, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ.

du Bray, M., A. Wutich, R. Stotts and A. Brewis. 2016. Hope, fear, and worry: Emotional geographies of communities affected by climate change. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Palta, M. M., M. du Bray, R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich and A. Wolf. 2016. Urban "accidental" wetlands mediate water quality and heat exposure for homeless populations in a desert city. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 15, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ.

Palta, M. M., M. du Bray, R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich and A. Wolf. 2016. Urban "accidental" wetlands mediate water quality and heat exposure for homeless populations in a desert city. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ.

Patel, S., J. Rice, R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2016. Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Health Implications from Wastewater Reuse in Fiji, Guatemala, New Zealand, and Spain: Results of the 2013 Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented at the 18th Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, January 15, 2016, Scottsdale, AZ.

Patel, S., J. Rice, R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2016. Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Health Implications from Wastewater Reuse in Fiji, Guatemala, New Zealand, and Spain: Results of the 2013 Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented at the AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting, February 14, 2016, Washington, DC.

Patel, S., J. Rice, R. Stotts, A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2016. Cross-cultural perceptions of health implications from wastewater reuse. Poster presented at the Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Eighteenth Annual All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 15 January 2016, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Stotts, R., M. du Bray, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2016. The Emotional Geographies of Climate Change in Three U.S. Contexts. Poster presented at the AAAS 2016 Annual Meeting, February 14, 2016, Washington, DC. (link )

2015

Chipman, D., K. Larson, D. White and A. Wutich. 2015. I will survive: Perceptions of personal and global climate change risks. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

du Bray, M., R. Stotts, J. Rice, P. Westerhoff, A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2015. Public perceptions of wastewater treatment and reuse in Phoenix, AZ: Results from the 2013 Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented at the AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting, February 12-16, 2015, San Jose, CA.

du Bray, M., R. Stotts, J. Rice, P. Westerhoff, A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2015. Public perceptions of wastewater treatment and reuse in Phoenix, AZ: Results from the 2013 Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 27, 2015, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Palta, M. M., M. du Bray, R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich and A. Wolf. 2015. Urban "accidental" wetlands mediate water quality and heat exposure for homeless populations in a desert city. Poster presented at the American Geophysical Union, December 14-18, 2015, San Francisco, CA.

Stotts, R., M. du Bray, J. Rice, P. Westerhoff, A. Wutich and A. A. Brewis. 2015. Public perceptions of wastewater treatment and reuse in Phoenix, AZ: Results of the global ethnohydrology study. Poster presented at the Seventeenth Annual CAP LTER All Scientists Meeting and Poster Symposium, 16 January 2015, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2014

Blasco, D., H. McAtee, A. Wutich, A. White, C. Roberts, D. White, K. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2014. Hard paths, soft paths or no paths? Cross-cultural perceptions of water solutions. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Kruke, L., D. White, K. Larson and A. Wutich. 2014. Climate change uncertainty and skepticism: A cross-country analysis. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

McAlister, A., J. Rosales Chavez, A. Y. Wutich, A. A. Brewis, C. Roberts, J. Maupin, D. J. Hruschka and M. Boggess. 2014. Ethnotheories of climate change and disease. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Rice, J., A. Wutich and P. Westerhoff. 2014. GIS-based models and perceptions of de facto wastewater reuse. Poster presented at the AAAS 2014 Annual Meeting, Meeting Global Challenges: Discovery and Innovation, February 13-17, 2014, Chicago, IL.

Rice, J., A. Wutich and P. Westerhoff. 2014. GIS-based models and perceptions of de facto wastewater reuse. Poster presented at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, April 28, 2014 , Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Stotts, R., K. L. Larson, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis. 2014. Characterizing water risks and solutions cross-culturally: Results from the Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented at the 16th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientists Meeting, January 17, 2014, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2013

McAlister, A., A. Y. Wutich, A. A. Brewis Slade, J. Maupin, D. J. Hruschka, L. White and C. M. Roberts. 2013. Global convergences and divergences in ethnotheories of climate change and disease. Poster presented at the 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, 11 January 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Rosales Chavez, J., A. Y. Wutich, A. A. Brewis, A. M. York and R. Stotts. 2013. Rules, norms, and injustice: A cross-cultural study of perceptions of justice in water institutions. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

Rosales Chavez, J., A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Cross-cultural perspectives on uncertainty in climate science: Preliminary results from DCDC and the Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented on May 1, 2013 at the Decision Center for a Desert City Annual Poster Symposium, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Rosales Chavez, J., A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, K. L. Larson and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Cross-cultural perspectives on uncertainty in climate science: Preliminary results from DCDC and the Global Ethnohydrology Study. Poster presented February 17, 2013 at the Decision Making Under Uncertainty (DMUU) Session of the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

Vins, H., C. Kunzweiler, C. M. Roberts, M. Beresford, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Gender differences in perceptions of water in Arizona: Insights from the Science of Water project. Poster presented at the 11 January 2013, 15th Annual CAP LTER Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting 2013, Skysong, Scottsdale, AZ. (link )

2012

Hodzic, M., M. Gartin, A. Young, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis. 2012. Ethno-etiologies of water-borne disease: Global divergences and convergencs. Poster presented at 13 January 2012 CAP LTER 14th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Vins, H., M. Beresford, A. Ruth, C. M. Roberts, A. A. Brewis and A. Y. Wutich. 2012. The Science of Water Art: A citizen science project. Poster presented at 13 January 2012 CAP LTER 14th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2011

Mercer, C. L., L. Cronk, B. Sopher, A. Aktipis, D. D. White and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Can water managers' decision making be influenced by an 'imported' cultural norm?. Poster presented on May 4, 2011 at the Community of Undergraduate/Graduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Session, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Sigurdsson, S., R. Stotts, A. Y. Wutich, A. A. Brewis and A. M. York. 2011. Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the 12-13 January 2011 CAP LTER 13th Annual Poster Symposium and All Scientist Meeting, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University. (link )

2010

Loose, J. and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Can where you life affect how you think? Public perceptions of climate change and water scarcity in Phoenix, Arizona. Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at the January 14, 2010 12th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability. (link )

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, P. Gober, T. Lant and C. M. Senneville. 2010. How do we better link knowledge and action for environmental decision making?. Poster presented February 21, 2010 at the 2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2009

Cutts, B. B., T. A. Munoz-Erickson, K. J. Darby, M. W. Neff, E. K. Larson, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2009. Ego network properties as a way to reveal conflict in collaboration's clothing. Poster presented at the August 17, 2009 Applications of Social Network Analysis, Zurich, Switzerland.

Loose, J. and A. Y. Wutich. 2009. Can where you live affect how you think? Public perceptions of climate change and water scarcity in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented on May 6, 2009 at the Community of Undergraduate/Graduate Research Scholars (COURS) Poster Session, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Wutich, A. Y., B. Crona, M. Seetharam, P. Gober, P. K. Westerhoff, Z. Hasan and S. Avent. 2009. Ethnohydrology: A mixed method study of local water knowledge. Tempe, AZ. Poster presented at 11th Annual Central Arizona-Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research (CAP LTER) Poster Symposium, Tempe, AZ. January 15, 2009.

2008

Avent, S., A. Y. Wutich, B. Crona, P. Gober, M. Seetharam and P. K. Westerhoff. 2008. An ethnohydrologic evaluation of water quality in Phoenix, AZ. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Gartin, M., A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, D. D. White, K. L. Larson, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. Focusing on higher quality focus groups. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

Senneville, C. M., K. L. Larson, A. Y. Wutich, T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2008. "Missed opportunities" in Central Arizona water management: Reconciling the local supply of and demand for science. Poster presented at 10 January 2008 at the CAP LTER 10th Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. (link )

2007

Gartin, M., T. Lant, A. Y. Wutich, D. D. White, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2007. WaterSim: A study of water-related decision-making under uncertainty. Poster presented at the January 10, 2007 CAP LTER Ninth Annual Poster Symposium, Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.. (link )

Presentations

2017

du Bray, M., A. Y. Wutich, K. L. Larson, D. D. White and A. A. Brewis Slade. 2017. Bringing Emotion into Climate Change in Four Island Nations. Presentation at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 28-April 1, 2017, Santa Fe, NM.

2015

Stotts, R., M. du Bray, A. Wutich and A. Brewis. 2015. Cross-cultural perceptions of wastewater treatment and reuse. Presentation at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, March 24-28, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA.

2013

Bishop, A., M. M. Palta and A. Y. Wutich. 2013. Water insecurity and health in desert homeless populations. Presented March 22 at The Society for Applied Anthropology 73rd Annual Meeting, Natural Resource Distribution and Development in the 21st Century, March 19-23, 2013, Denver, CO.

Sivapalan, M., A. Y. Wutich and M. Konar. 2013. Socio-hydrology: Co-evolution and future of human-water resource systems. Co-discussants at the AAAS Annual Meeting, February 14-18, 2013, Boston, MA.

Wutich, A. Y. 2013. Troubled Waters: 21st Century Challenges in the American West, Part I. Discussant on March 22 at The Society for Applied Anthropology 73rd Annual Meeting, Natural Resource Distribution and Development in the 21st Century, March 19-23, 2013, Denver, CO.

Wutich, A. Y. and A. A. Brewis. 2013. Theoretical perspectives on the causes and consequences of water insecurity. Presented March 22 at The Society for Applied Anthropology 73rd Annual Meeting, Natural Resource Distribution and Development in the 21st Century, March 19-23, 2013, Denver, CO.

2012

Wutich, A. Y. and A. A. Brewis. 2012. Rules, norms, and injustice: Perceptions of justice in water institutions in four cultures. Presentation at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, November 14-18, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

2011

Aktipis, A., L. Cronk, D. D. White and A. Y. Wutich. 2011. Resource management and risk pooling: Exploring the viability of indigenous solutions for modern resource management problems. Presented March 13, 2011 at Resilience 2011–Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change, Second International Science and Policy Conference, Tempe, AZ.

Wutich, A. Y. 2011. Ethnographic approaches to understanding social sustainability in small-scale water systems. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 5-9, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

Wutich, A. Y., A. A. Brewis, S. Sigurdsson, R. Stotts and A. M. York. 2011. Fairness and the human right to water: A preliminary cross-cultural theory. Presented March 14, 2011 at Resilience 2011—Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability: Navigating the Complexities of Global Change, Second International Science and Policy Conference, Tempe, AZ.

2010

Cronk, L., A. Y. Wutich, A. Aktipis and H. Wasielewski. 2010. The circulation of cultural variants: Exploring the relationship between culture and behavior. Presented November 20, 2010 at the American Anthropological Association 109th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

White, D. D., K. L. Larson, P. Gober, S. L. Harlan and A. Y. Wutich. 2010. Divergent perspectives on water resource sustainability in a public–policy–science context: A tripartite conceptual model of human-ecological judgments. Presented June 7, 2010 at ISSRM 2010, the 16th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Corpus Christi, Texas.

2009

Wutich, A. Y., A. A. Brewis Slade and B. I. Crona. 2009. Cross-cultural approaches to studying climate change: Results from Arizona, Fiji, Bolivia, and New Zealand. Presented at the March 17-21, 2009 Society for Applied Anthropology 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

Wutich, A. Y., A. A. Brewis and B. Crona. 2009. Cross-cultural approaches to studying climate change: results from Arizona, Fiji, Bolivia, and New Zealand. Presentation at the Society for Applied Anthropology 69th Annual Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

2008

Cutts, B. B., K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. W. Neff, B. Bolin and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. Social networks, environmental governance and science in the Big Chino Water Project: An interdisciplinary research project of the IGERT in Urban Ecology Program. Presentation April 30 at the Center for the Study of Institutional Diversity, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Larson, E. K., B. Bolin, B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, M. W. Neff and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. The challenging task of water resources partnership building: Insights on network properties and outcomes from both whole and egocentric analyses. Presentation April 15-19 at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers Conference, Boston, MA.

Neff, M. W., B. Bolin, B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson and A. Y. Wutich. 2008. Does truth flow like water? The role of social networks in the flow of scientific understandings in a water management controversy. Presentation April 15, 2008 at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, MA.

Neff, M. W., B. B. Cutts, K. Darby, E. K. Larson, T. A. Munoz-Erickson, A. Y. Wutich and B. Bolin. 2008. Does truth flow like water? The role of social networks in the flow of scientific knowledge in an environmental governance dispute. Presentation August 23, 2008 at the Society for the Social Studies of Science / European Association for the Study of Science and Technology joint meeting, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Wutich, A. Y. 2008. Anthropological approaches to studying climate science, policy, and perceptions in a desert city. Presented at the November 2008 American Anthropological Association 107th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

2007

Gartin, M., Z. Hasan, S. Szupinski-Quiroga, C. G. Boone, A. Y. Wutich and A. A. Brewis. 2007. Childhood obesity, cultural understandings, and nutritional knowledge flow: Trans-disciplinary apporaches. Invited paper with the Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition at the 2007 American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Gartin, M. and A. Y. Wutich. 2007. The social dynamics of policymaker collaboration. Paper presented March 28, 2007 at the 67th Annual Meeting for The Society for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, FL.

White, D. D., A. Y. Wutich, S. E. Ledlow and P. Gober. 2007. Credibility, saliency, and legitimacy of boundary objects for water resource decision making: Assessing stakeholder response to DCDC WaterSim. Paper presented at the June 17-21, 2007, 13th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Park City, UT.

Wutich, A. Y., T. Lant, M. Gartin, D. D. White and K. L. Larson. 2007. Getting hard-to-get data: Are group interviews really better?. Paper presented at the November 29 - December 2, 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC.

Reports

2007

Harlan, S. L., M. Budruk, A. Gustafson, K. L. Larson, D. M. Ruddell, V. K. Smith, A. Y. Wutich and S. T. Yabiku. 2007. Phoenix area social survey 2006 highlights: Community and environment in a desert metropolis. Center for Environmental Studies, ASU. Central Arizona - Phoenix Long-Term Ecological Research Series 4, Center for Environmental Studies, Arizona State Uni. (link )