Maryann R. Cairns

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Contact

Office: Heroy Hall 402
Phone: 214-768-2927
Email: mcairns@smu.edu
Professional website: https://blog.smu.edu/cairnslab/

Educational Background

Ph.D. 2014 University of South Florida

About

Research Interests

  • Environmental Anthropology
  • Environmental Health
  • Water, Sanitation, and Wastewater Treatment
  • Infrastructure Studies
  • Political Ecology
  • Risk Assessment
  • Interdisciplinary Research (Biology, Engineering)
  • Human-centered Design
  • Human Rights
  • Mixed Methods
  • Citizen Science and Open Source Data Collection
  • Latin America & the Caribbean
  • Eastern Europe
  • United States
 

Courses Taught

ANTH 3319 - Human Ecology
ANTH 4350 - Special Topics: Toxic Topics
ANTH 6332 - Special Topics: Toxic Topics