The Society for Ethnobotany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Daniel F. Austin Award

The Daniel F. Austin Award recognizes excellence in an edited volume published within the previous three years and reviewed in, or in the process of being reviewed for, Economic Botany. It is named in honor of the journal's longtime book review editor, the distinguished ethnobotanist Dan Austin.


Michael D. Carrasco, Angélica Cibrián-Jaramillo, Mark A. Bonta, and Joshua D. Englehardt, editors. Under the Shade of Thipaak. University of Florida Press, Gainesville,
ISBN: 978-0-81306936-4


A Cultural History of Plants, Vols 1-6

Annette Giesecke and David Mabberley, editors. A Cultural History of Plants, Vols. 1–6. Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, New York.


Nancy J. Turner, Plants, People, and Places: The Roles of Ethnobotany and Ethnoecology in Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights in Canada and Beyond, McGill-Queen's University Press, 2020
ISBN: 978-0-228-00317-5


Devon A. Mihesuah and Elizabeth HooverIndigenous Food Sovereignty in the United States. Restoring Cultural Knowledge, Protecting Environments, and Regaining Health, University of Oklahoma Press, 2019
ISBN: 978-0-8061-6321-5


Curating Biocultural Collections
Jan Salick, Katie Konchar, and Mark Nesbitt, Curating Biocultural Collections: A Handbook, Kew Publishing and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1842464984