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Author: Sarah R. Osterhoudt

Sarah R. Osterhoudt is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University. She received her doctoral degree from Yale University through the combined program in Anthropology and Forestry & Environmental Studies, as well as a joint doctoral degree from The New York Botanical Garden.

Osterhoudt began working with smallholder farmers in Madagascar in 2005 as a Peace Corps volunteer. She returned to Madagascar to conduct research in anthropology and economic botany, examining the cultural and historical dimensions of agro-ecological landscapes. She has been active in development and conservation programs for over fifteen years, including co-founding an organization that partners with Malagasy spice producers.

Her work has been supported by organizations including the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays Program, the Lewis B. Cullman Foundation, the Yale Program in Agrarian Studies, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, and the Thomas J. Watson Foundation.

eBook Vanilla Landscapes: Meaning, Memory, and the Cultivation of Place in Madagascar  (Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 18)
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eBook Vanilla Landscapes: Meaning, Memory, and the Cultivation of Place in Madagascar (Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 18)

In 2005, Sarah Osterhoudt served as an environmental volunteer for the Peace Corps in Imorona, a rural village along the northeastern coast of Madagascar. In her introduction, Osterhoudt states she was visited by the program director who asked, "Why...

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Vanilla Landscapes: Meaning, Memory, and the Cultivation of Place in Madagascar (Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 18)
Add to Shopping Cart 978-0-89327-548-8 Paperback $39.99 4/28/2017

Vanilla Landscapes: Meaning, Memory, and the Cultivation of Place in Madagascar (Advances in Economic Botany, Volume 18)

In 2005, Sarah Osterhoudt served as an environmental volunteer for the Peace Corps in Imorona, a rural village along the northeastern coast of Madagascar. In her introduction, Osterhoudt states she was visited by the program director who asked, "Why...

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