Kyrstin Mallon Andrews
Assistant Professor, Anthropology Department
Advisory Board Member, Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
Highest degree earned
Kyrstin Mallon Andrews is assistant professor of anthropology. Her research focuses on medical and environmental anthropology, the Caribbean, maritime studies, fishing, multispecies, environmental governance, conservation, risk and injury, and the Dominican Republic.
She is working on a book, “Crosscurrents of Health: Understandings of Risk, Environment, and Identity in the Dominican Republic” and has published papers in numerous journals. Mallon Andrews has received honors for her writing, including the Curl Essay Prize from the Royal Anthropological Institute for the 2020 paper, “The Color of Seawater: Color Perception and Environmental Change in Dominican Seascapes,” which is forthcoming in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.
Prior to joining Syracuse, she was a research consultant for the Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Center and a visiting assistant professor of anthropology at Miami University. She earned a Ph.D. from the University of California, Irvine in 2021.