Books

(n.d.). Ross, N. & Mohammadpur, A. Middle East Politics through the lense of Kurdistan. An analytical account of the making of a humanitarian and political crisis area. (To be submitted Fall 2016).

Ross, N. (n.d.). Growing up global: Ontology, Uneven Development, and Children’s Understanding of the Environment.

Medin, D., Ross, N.  & Cox, D. (2007). Culture and Resource Conflict: Why Meanings Mater. Russel Sage: New 
York.

Ross, N. (2004). Culture and Cognition: Implications for Theory and Method.Thousands Oaks.

Ross, N. (2001). Bilder vom Regenwald. Mentale Modelle, Kulturwandel und Umweltverhalten bei den Lakandonen von Mexiko. Muenster.

Ross, N. (1997). Nutz Lok’el li Kaxlane. Die Vertreibung der Ladinos von San Andrés Larraínzar, Chiapas, Mexico. 
Muenster.


Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals

Kohut, M. & Ross, N. (n.d.) ??? Education

Hertzog, W. & Ross, N. (n.d.). Language Ideology, Space and Place: Politics and language ideology among Tzotzil Maya of southern Mexico. Preliminarily accepted. Language Science.

Ross, N. & Maupin, J. (n.d.) Epistemological Frameworks and Explanatory Models” (Under Review: Journal Cognition and Culture).

Ross, N.; Shenton, J.; Hertozg, W.; & Kohut, M. (2015). Language, Culture, and Spatial Cognition: Bringing Anthropology to the table. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic, and Communication, 10.

Mohammadpur, A. & Ross, N. (in press). The Fiction of Nationalism: Newroz TV Representations of Kurdish Nationalism, European Journal of Cultural Studies (In press).  

Ross, N. & Mohammadpur, A. (2015).  Islamic State as a Modern Phenomenon. Journal of Global Faultlines.

Ross, N. & Mohammadpur, A. (2015). Islamic State as a Modern Phenomenon. This paper has been translated into Kurdish and Farsi, published. Quarterly Journal of Zrebar in Iran.

Mohammadpur, A.; Ross, N. & Mahmoodi, K. (2015). The Rise and Fall of Political Movements in the Late 19th Century and First Half of 20th  Century Kurdistan (an Organisational Analysis). Canadian Social Science 11(1):1-16.

Ross, N. (2012). Comment in Current Anthropology on Tucker, B.“Do Risk and Time Experimental Choices Represent Individual Strategies for Coping with Poverty or Conformity to Social Norms? Evidence from Rural Southwestern Madagascar.” Current Anthropology, Vol. 53, No. 2.

Ross, N.; Timura, C. & Maupin, J. (2012). The case of curers, non-curers and biomedical experts in Pichátaro, Mexico: Resiliency in folkmedical beliefs. Medical Anthropology Quarterly, 26(2):159-181.

Maupin, J. & Ross, N. (2012). Expectations of Similarity and Difference in Conceptual Models of Illness: A Comparison of Mexican Migrants and Medical Staff in Nashville, TN. Human Organization, 71(3):306-316.

Ross, N. & Maupin, J. & Timura, C. (2011). Knowledge Organization, Categories, and Ad hoc Groups: Folk medical models among Mexican migrants in Nashville. Ethos,39:165-188.

Shenton, J.; Ross, N. & Kohut, M. (2011). Maya Folk Botany and Knowledge Devolution: Modernization and Intra-community Variability in the Acquisition of Folkbotanical Knowledge. Ethos, 39:349-367.

Maupin, J.; Ross, N. & Timura, C. (2010). Gendered Experiences of Migration and Conceptual Knowledge of Illness. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 13:600-608.

Winkler, N.; Medin, D.; Waxman, S.; Woodring, J. & Ross, N. (2010). Naming the Animals that Come to Mind: Effects of Culture and Experience on Category Fluency. Journal of Culture and Cognition, 10: 207-222.

Ross, N.; Medin, D. & Cox, D. (2007). Epistemological Models and Culture Conflict: Menominee and Euro-American Hunters in Wisconsin. Ethos, (Journal of the Psychological Anthropology Section), Vol. 35(4):478-515.

Medin, D.; Ross, N.; Cox, D. & Atran, S. (2007). Why folkbiology matters: Resource conflict despite shared goals and knowledge. Accepted pending revisions, Human Ecology, 35(3).

Waxman, S.; Medin, D. & Ross, N. (2007). Folkbiological reasoning from a cross-cultural developmental perspective: Early essentialist notions are shaped by cultural beliefs. Developmental Psychology, 43(2):294-308.

Medin, D.; Ross, N.; Atran, S. et al. (2006). “Folkbiology of Freshwater Fish.” Cognition, 99, p.237-273.

Atran, S.; Medin, D. & Ross, N. (2005). The Cultural Mind: Environmental Decision Making and Cultural Modeling within and across populations. Psychological Review, 112(4):744-776.

Burnett, R.; Medin, D.; Ross, N. & Blok, S. (2005). Ideal is Typical. Canadian Journal of experimental Psychology.

Ross, N. & Medin, D. (2005). Ethnography and Experiments: Cultural Models and Expertise effects elicited with experimental research techniques. Field Methods, 17(2), p.131-150.

Ross, N.; Barrientos, T.; Esquit-Choy, A. (2005). “Triad Tasks, a multi purpose tool to elicit similarity judgments: The Case of Tzotzil Maya Plant taxonomy. Field Methods, 17(3), p. 269-283.

Atran,S.; Medin, D. & Ross, N. (2004.).”Evolution and Devolution of Knowledge: A Tale of two biologies.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Society, Vol. 10(2):395-420.

Ross, N.; Medin, D.; Coley, J. & Atran, S. (2003.). “Cultural and Experiential Differences in the Development of Folkbiological Induction.” Cognitive Development, Vol. 18:25-47.

La Torre Cuadros, M. & Ross, N. (2003). “Secondary Biodiversity: Local perceptions of Forest Habitats among the Maya of Solferino, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Journal of Ethnobiology, 23(2), p. 287-308.

Ross, N. (2002). “Cognitive Aspects of Intergenerational Change: Mental Models, Cultural change and Environmental behavior among the Lacandon Maya of Southern Mexico.” Human Organization, Vol. 61(2):125-137.

Medin, D.; Ross, N.; Atran, S. et al. (2002). “Categorization and Reasoning in relation to Culture and Expertise.” The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol.41:1-41.

Atran, S.; Medin, D. & Ross, N. (2002) “Thinking about Biology. Modular Constraints on Categorization and Reasoning in the Everyday Life of Americans, Maya and Scientists.” Mind & Society, Vol.3:31-63.

Atran, S.; Medin, D.; Ross, N. et al. (2002). “Folkecology, Cultural Epidemiology, and the Spirits of the Commons: A Garden experiment In the Maya Lowlands, 1995-2000.” Current Anthropology, 43(3):421-450.
        
Atran, S., Medin, D., Ross, N., et al. (1999). Folkecology and commons management in the Maya Lowlands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A., 96, 7598-7603.

Ross, N. (1997). “La Expulsión de Los Ladinos de San Andrés Larraínzar – analysis de un discurso en Tzotzil-Maya.” In: Annuario del Centro de Estudios Indígenas San Cristóbal de Las Casas, 4, p. 119-161.

Ross, N. (1995). “Lokale Reaktionen auf das Problem von Landknappheit; die Blumenindustrie von Zinacantán, Chiapas.” In: Kritische Ökologie, Vol.12/13 (3), pp.14-22.

Ross, N. (1994). “Die Entwicklung der Blumenindustrie in Zinacantán.” In: Zeitschrift für Ethnologie, Vol.119, pp.59-73. Berlin.

Book chapters and articles in non-peer reviewed journals

Ross, N. & Hertzog, W. (n.d.). Ethnobiology

Ross, N. & Kohut, M. (n.d.). Ritual and Religion

Ross, N. & Shenton, J. (n.d.). Environmental Cognition

Ross, N. (2012). Cognitive Bases of Culture and Cultural Processes. Sun, R. (ed.), Grounding Social Sciences in Cognition. MIT Press; 63-88.

Ross, N. & Revilla Minaya, C. (2011). Cognition and folkbiology. In Gene Anderson, (ed.) Folkbiology: a Reader. Blackwell Publishers.

Ross, N. & Medin, D. L. (2011). Cognitive Anthropology and the Cognitive Sciences. D. Kronenfeld et al. (eds.) Handbook of Cognitive Anthropology. Blackwell Publisher.

Ross, N. & Tidwell, M. (2010). Concepts and Culture. In Mareschal, D.: Quinn, P. and Lea, S. (eds.) The Making of Human Concepts. Pp. 131-148. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ross, N. (2009).  “Animism.” Richard Shweder (ed.), The Chicago. Companion to the Child.

Ross, N. (2007). “Texto para la curacion de komel.” In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó, 356-365, Münster (Translated from the original in German, 1997).

Ross, N. & Wetzel, D. (2007). “El sistema de cargos publicos y el ciclo de fiestas de los indios. “ In:  Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó, 63-88, Münster. (Translated from the original in German, 1997).
        
Mündlein, S.; Vogt, U.; Heath, A. & Ross, N. (2007). “Mercados y negocios.” In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó, 237-261. Münster. (Translated from the original in German, 1997).


Mündlein, S.; Vogt, U.; Heath, A. & Ross, N. (2007). “La construccion de viviendas.” In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó, 261-281. Münster. (Translated from the original in German, 1997).

Ross, N. (2005). “We are all flowering: Naming of plants among the Tzotzil Maya of Zinacantán; a cultural account of difference.” In: Ahn, et al. (eds.). Categorization inside and outside the classroom,p.15-29. APA monograph.

Ross, N. (2002). "Lacandon Maya Intergenerational Change and the Erosion of Folkbiological Knowledge." Stepp, J.; Wyndham, F. & Zarger, R. (eds.), Ethnobiology and Biocultural Diversity, p.585-592. Athens, Georgia

Ross, N. (1997). “Winds of Change; Cultural Change among the Lacandon Maya of Mexico.” In: Honey Bee, p.17. Ahmedabad, India.

Ross, N. (1997). “La Expulsión de los Ladinos de San Andrés Larraínzar (1994) como Antecedente del Movimiento Neozapatista.” In: Annales del Tercer Congreso Internacional de Mayistas, 9.-15. de Julio 1995. Chetumal, p. 823-832.

Ross, N. (1997). “Ökologie und Religion; einige methodische und theoretische Überlegungen zu einem kognitiven Ansatz.” In: Dürr, E. & Seitz, S. (eds.), Religionsethnologische Beiträge zur Amerikanistik. Münster, p. 177-192.

Ross, N. (1997 ). “Ein Gebetstext zur Heilung von Komel.“ In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó. pp.327-337, Münster.

Ross, N. & Wetzel, D. (1997). “Das Ämtersystem und der indianische Festzyklus.“ In:  Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó. S.37-59, Münster.

Mündlein, S.; Vogt, U.; Heath, A. & Ross, N. (1997). Markt und Geschäfte. In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó. Münster.

Mündlein, S.; Vogt, U.; Heath, A. & Ross, N. (1997). “Der Hausbau.” In: Köhler, U. (Ed.), Santa Catarina Pantelhó. Münster.

Ross, N. (1995). “San Andrés Larraínzar.” In: Dow, J. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Vol. 8, Mesoamerika, general editor D. Levine. G.K. May & Co, Boston, p. 282-286.

Ross, N. (1994). “Der traditionelle Hausbau der Tzotzil-Maya von San Andrés Larraínzar (Mexiko).” In: Jahrbuch des Museums für Völkerkunde zu Leipzig, pp. 265-298. Leipzig.

Book Reviews

Ross, N. (in press).  Wars of Terror by Gabrielle Marranci. Current Anthropology.

Ross, N. (2007). Review of Palka, J. (2005). Unconquered Lacandon Maya. UofFlorida, Gainsville. Book Review, American Anthropologist.

Ross, N. (2001) Review of  Schweizer, T. (1999). Muster Sozialer Ordnung. Netzwerkanalyse als Fundament der Sozialethnologie.  Book Review, Zeitschrift fuer Ethnologie, 126, p.149-152.

Ross, N. (1999) Review of Howitt, Connel & Hirsch (eds.) (1996). Resources, Nations and Indigenous Peoples. Case Studies from Australasia, Melanesia and Southeast Asia. Book review: Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Vol. 64, p. 95-99.

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