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Ross Gordon BA (Alberta), MA (Alberta), PhD (Alberta)

Dr. Ross Gordon
Surrey Office: 
Fir 332
Richmond Campus: 
R2360 Monday 8:45 to 9:45am and 4:00 to 5:00pm or by appointment

Ross Gordon’s research involves ethnobiological knowledge vitalizing cultural and language use in indigenous communities. Ross recently co-authored a quad-lingual encyclopaedia of marine biology knowledge of the Batuley people of eastern Indonesia. Currently, a teacher’s guide to incorporate the book into local science, language and culture curriculums is in development. Several film projects on related topics are also underway.

Courses Taught

Areas of Interest

Ethnobiology, vitalization of ‘at risk’ cultures and languages, syncretization of indigenous and international belief systems, ethnographic and multimodal research methods

Scholarly Work