Dr. Christy Mello is an applied cultural anthropologist. She completed her Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of New Mexico. Her scholarship is community led and based as evidenced by her consulting role with different grassroots organizations. Research interests include community health issues, food and environmental justice, sustainability and tourism, ethnographic film methods, public anthropology, political ecology, and studies of power.
Interests: Water, Food, Indigenous Wisdom, Social justice, Social Enterprise, Policy, Community health issues, food and environmental justice via social enterprise, sustainable tourism, applied anthropology, visual anthropology and ethnographic film, mixed methods approach, as well as political ecology theory and studies of power
SDG 3 Good Health, SDG 11 Sustaianble Cities & Communities, SDG 13 Climate Action