Ying-Jen Lin

  • PhD Candidate in Socio-Cultural Anthropology


Research Interests

  • Environmental Anthropology
  • Political Ecology
  • Indigenous Peoples of Taiwan
  • Indigenous Sovereignty
  • Neoliberalism
  • Environmental and Heritage Resources Management
  • Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and Practices
  • Politics of Representation

Biographical Info

I am a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at MSU. I received my bachelor’s degree in Life Science from National Taiwan University and my master’s degree in Museum Studies from Taipei National University of the Arts, both in Taiwan. My dissertation research focuses on the articulations of Indigenous sovereignty in multi-level partnerships in community-based ecotourism, and these articulations’ implications on the politics of forest governance.