Environmental Studies Faculty

brittany palmer

brittany palmer


Email: brittany.palmer@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

available by zoom; email to schedule

Current Position

Environmental Studies Department 
  • Instructor, Environmental Information Resources: ENST 201
  • Instructor, U.S. Environmental Movement: ENST 420

Global Leadership Initiative

  • Instructor, Legacies of Settler Colonialism 



M.S. Environmental Studies, University of Montana

B.A. Cultural Anthropology, University of Cincinnati

B.A. Spanish, University of Cincinnati

Research Interests

environmental anthropology, neocolonialism, affect & the everyday, settler colonial studies


Palmer, Brittany Lee, ""Fenced-In Place": White Settler Colonialism as Opposition to Increased Tribal Management of the National Bison Range" (2019). Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers. 11391. https://scholarworks.umt.edu/etd/11391

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Environmental Studies 105 | Environmental Studies department at UM
  • Graduate Assistant, Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initative | The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at UM
  • Teaching Assistant, Summer PEAS Farm Supervised Internship | Environmental Studies department at UM

Professional Experience

  • Fundraising and Community Engagement Coordinator, Big Sky Film Institute (current)
  • Local Foods Sales & Food Safety Coordinator, Western Montana Growers Cooperative (current)