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Evan Stewart

Evan Stewart

PhD Student

Email: evan.stewart@umontana.edu

Personal Summary

My name is Evan Stewart and I am in the Ph.D. Applied Anthropology program. My area of focus is in the water, sanitation, and hygiene sector for rural development projects. My dissertation research objective is to monitor and assess behavior and responses toward a pit latrine project in the Humla district of Nepal. After I graduate, my goal is to work for an NGO doing M&E work. My faculty advisor is Dr. Kimber Haddix-Mckay.


I received my B.A. degree in History from Illinois College and I received my M.A. degree in Anthropology from Texas A&M University.

Research Interests

Responses toward technology, behavior associated with poor sanitation environments, cultural and socio-economic characteristics, and international development work.


My dissertation focus is on measuring behavioral change and understanding motivations and responses toward pit latrines in the Humla district of Nepal.

Field of Study

My field of study is in Applied Anthropology.


Lambda Alpha Honor Society

International Experience

I studied and worked in Freiburg, Germany for 8 months in 2009. I also taught English in Daejeon, South Korea for a year from 2010-2011. Other places include: Various parts of Western and Central Europe, Nepal, India, China, The Philippines, Taiwan, Morocco, Senegal, and The Gambia.


My current hobbies include international travel, fly fishing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and doing research.