Nicole Smith

Assistant professor mining engineering

Nicole is a cultural anthropologist with research and teaching interests in artisanal and small-scale mining; mining, sustainability, and social responsibility; mineral supply chains; and rural livelihoods and mining developments. She has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in sub-Saharan Africa and currently works in Latin America with active projects in Peru and Colombia. Dr Smith holds a PhD in Anthropology and a certificate in Development Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

  • Company Colorado School of Mines.


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