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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Amber Campbell

Amber Campbell

Emory University, Atlanta, GA Anthropology Ph.D. 2010

Emory University, Atlanta, GA Anthropology M.S. 2008

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS Anthropology B.S. 2005


Dr. Amber Campbell is an adjunct assistant professor of Anthropology at Kansas State University. Her research interests encompass human interactions with the environment and the biosocial consequences of food production, decision making, cultural ecology, sustainability, and climate change in archaeological as well as modern contexts. She is also the project manager for the Great Plains Grazing project where she works with university faculty, researchers, and extension specialists to promote adoption of practices that will enable cattle producers to adapt to changing climatic conditions and promote the resilience of grazing-based beef cattle production in the Southern Great Plains.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Campbell, Amber, Terrie A. Becerra, Gerad Middendorf, and Peter Tomlinson. 2018. “Climate Change Beliefs, Concerns, and Attitudes of Beef Cattle Producers in the Southern Great Plains.”Climatic Change, December. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2344-6.

Campbell Hibbs, Amber R, Daniel W. Kahl, Lisa PytlikZillig, Ben Champion, Tarik L. Abdel-Monem, Timothy R. Steffensmeier, Charles W Rice, and Hubbard Kenneth. 2014. “Agricultural Producer Perceptions of Climate Change and Climate Education Needs for the Central Great Plains.” Journal of Extension 52 (3): 3FEA2.

PytlikZillig, Lisa, Timothy Steffensmeier, Amber R Campbell Hibbs, Benjamin L. Champion, Eric Hunt, John Jr. Harrington, Jacqueline D. Spears, et al. 2013. “Fostering Climate Change Education in the Central Great Plains.” The International Journal of Sustainability Education 8 (1): 161–77.

Campbell Hibbs, Amber R, W. Evan Secor, Dennis Van Gerven, and George Armelagos. 2011. “Irrigation and Infection: The Immunoepidemiology of Schistosomiasis in Ancient Nubia.” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145 (2): 290–98. doi:10.1002/ajpa.21493.

Book Chapters

Kahl, Daniel, and Amber Campbell. 2018. “Engaging Communities in Dialog on Climate Change.” In Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States, 322. New York, NY: Taylor & Francis. https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/9781351211703.

Meek, Lesley Jo W., and Amber R Campbell Hibbs. 2012. “Serpents and Sanitation: A Biocultural Survey of Snake Worship, Cultural Adaptation, and Parasitic Disease in India.” In Parasites, Worms, and the Human Body in Religion and Culture, edited by Brenda Gardenour and Misha Tadd, First printing edition. New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

Campbell, Amber R., and Michael Finnegan. 2010. “Age Estimation by Root Dentin Transparency of Single Rooted Teeth.” In Age Estimation of the Human Skeleton, edited by Krista E. Latham and Michael Finnegan. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.