Zachary Caple

Zachary Caple is a Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Anthropology at the University of California Santa Cruz. Zachary investigates multispecies landscape change in relation to histories of industrial disturbance and state restoration schemes. His dissertation, Holocene in Fragments, describes how one industry — the phosphate fertilizer industry — has transformed the Florida peninsula through mining and agricultural runoff. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Wenner-Gren Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council.