Tony Marks-Block, Ph.D. Faculty Profile

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Tony  Marks-Block, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Anthropology, Geography & Environmental Studies

Tony Marks-Block is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Geography and Environmental Studies (AGES) at CSU East Bay. He is an ecological anthropologist who conducts research at the nexus of anthropogenic (prescribed) fire, small-scale subsistence practices, Indigenous sovereignty movements and the political ecology of land management in California. Through funding from the National Science Foundation, the Joint Fire Science Program and Stanford University, he collaborated with and learned from Karuk and Yurok peoples in northwestern California to complete his PhD on cultural burning. Dr. Marks-Block enjoys teaching critical pyrogeography, human ecology, and political ecology, as well as applied and community-engaged anthropological methods.

  • Ph.D. Stanford University
Fall Semester 2023
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
ANTH 13001Intro to Cultural AnthropologyM11:00AM12:15PMMI-4019Hayward Campus
ANTH 37501Fire Ecology and ManagementM2:00PM3:40PMWEB-SYNCHHayward Campus
ANTH 3751AFire Ecology and ManagementW2:00PM3:40PMMI-2090Hayward Campus
GEOG 3751Fire Ecology and ManagementM2:00PM3:40PMWEB-SYNCHHayward Campus
GEOG 3751AFire Ecology and ManagementW2:00PM3:40PMMI-2090Hayward Campus