Mark Calamia

Ethnographic Enquiry

Dr. Calamia is principal investigator and sole proprietor of Ethnographic Inquiry, a firm that conducts ethnographic and ethnohistoric research and is involved in cultural and natural resource management planning and resource protection in the South Pacific and the American Southwest. Dr. Calamia also focuses on the application of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) for adaptive management of marine resources. Currently, he is focusing his applied research on the institutional dynamics involved in the establishment and governance of community-based marine protected areas (CBMPAs) in Fiji. Dr. Calamia is an associate with the International Institute of Indigenous Resource Management (IIIRM) and the Center for Heritage Resource Studies (CHRS) and a former associate of the International Ocean Institute – Pacific Islands (IOI- Pacific Islands).