Douglas M. Fraiser, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Ecology/Anthropology, University of Florida, 2007
  • M.S., Agronomy/Soil Fertility, University of Florida, 1983
  • B.S., Agronomy/Crop Production, Texas A&M University, 1977

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Anthropology Coordinator, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 2011–
  • Anthropology Consultant, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 2011–
  • Lecturer, Payap University, 2011–

Other professional experience and service

  • Anthropology Coordinator, SIL Malaysia Branch, 2007–2010
  • Anthropology Consultant, SIL Malaysia Branch, 2007–2010
  • Community Development Consultant, SIL Malaysia Branch, 2007–2010
  • Community Development Specialist, SIL Philippines Branch, 1988–2003
  • Anthropology Coordinator, SIL Philippines Branch, 1996–1998

Professional memberships

  • Society for Applied Anthropology, 2007–
  • American Society of Agronomy, 1983–
  • Soil Science Society of America, 1983–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Cotabato Manobo: ILR 3+
  • Thai: ILR 2

Research interests

  • Social and political organization
  • Economic organization
  • Culture change
  • Religious movements
  • Land tenure and land use
  • Farming and livelihood systems
  • Hillside agriculture, agroforestry, and deforestation
  • Worldview
Thailand