The University of Arizona

Timothy Finan | Global Change

Timothy Finan

Timothy J. Finan is the director for the Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology and chairs the Committee on Global Change which offers an interdisciplinary PhD minor. His research involves applied anthropology, especially development anthropology, economic anthropology, macro-micro linkages, and Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Arabian peninsula. His interests include the impacts of policy reform on local communities, household food security, agricultural and nomadic adaptations in arid lands, and research methodology. Currently, his main research activity is a five-year study of climate vulnerability in Ceará, Brazil, and a study of freshwater prawn farming in Bangladesh.

Bureau of Applied Research in Anthropology