Dr. Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

 Dr. Kyrstin Mallon Andrews

Visiting Assistant Professor

Anthropology
Upham Hall, 132
Oxford, Ohio 45056
513-529-2262
Spring 2022 Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm.
Or email for an appointment
mallonk@miamioh.edu

Dr. Kyrstin Mallon Andrews is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology. A cultural anthropologist who specializes in medical and environmental anthropology, she has worked in the Dominican Republic focusing on how changing environments affect the health and perceptions of risk among diver fishermen. Her work explores the relationships between fisheries management organizations and of Afro-Dominican communities who dive deeper into changing seas. In addition to her academic writing, Dr. Mallon Andrews is also the author of several photo essays and a short documentary about the risks of freediving in changing seas. Her award-winning fictional work has appeared in Anthropology and Humanism. Dr. Mallon Andrews’ most recent research explores aqueous border crossings and environmental criminals in the waters between the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. Recent publications include "Ghosts Net Busters" in Anthropology News.  https://www.anthropology-news.org/articles/ghost-net-busters/