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Kate FarleyKate Farley
Assistant Scientist
William L. Brown Center

office phone: + 1 (314) 577-9468

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2022
M.E.M., Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2016
B.A., Harvard University, 2010
Sociocultural Anthropology Medicinal plants Southern Appalachia and the Ozarks Non-timber forest products and other “wild” commodities Conservation and land-use management conflicts
Available upon request
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Kate Farley. 2022. “‘We Ain’t Never Stolen a Plant’: Livelihoods, Property, and Illegal Ginseng Harvesting in the Appalachian Forest Commons.” Economic Anthropology.
Non-Peer-Reviewed Articles
Kate Farley. 2020. Profiles of Joe Pigmon and Robert Eidus. American Ginseng, Local Knowledge, Global Roots. Smithsonian Folklife Festival [online]. Kate Farley. 2020. “Taming the Three-Leafed Monster: Towards a culture of use of kudzu in the American South.” TEA: The Ethnobotanical Assembly, 6 [online]. Kate Farley. 2020. “On the Big Mountain With Pawpaw Bill.” Journal of Medicinal Plant Conservation. With Joe Pigmon.