Joshua Griffin



Research project: Rethinking Arctic Vulnerability: Transdisciplinary Praxis, Climate Adaptation, and Composing a Common World in Northwest Alaska
Faculty advisor: Sven Haakanson, Anthropology/Burke Museum
Drawing on two years of collaboration between the Iñupiaq community of Kivalina and the Re-Locate Project (, this paper evaluates existing social science, legal, and representational frameworks of human climate vulnerability in the Arctic and proposes a compositional transdisciplinary praxis rooted in ethnography, critical legal theory, and social arts.