Geraldine Ann Patrick Encina
Scholar in Residence
Geraldine Ann Patrick Encina is the Scholar in Residence for the Center for Earth Ethics. She is a member of the Otomi-Hñahñu Regional Council in Mexico, and a professor of ethnoecology. Born to Chilean parents of Celtic and Mapuche origins, Patrick Encina received her doctorate in ethnoecology and social sciences from El Colegio Mexiquense, A. C. in 2007; she also holds a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. She has been a visiting professor in Honduras and Argentina, and held faculty positions at several Mexican universities. Her research focuses on archaeoastronomy and cultural astronomy, particularly on ancestral and current ways of measuring and conceiving time and natural cycles in Mesoamerica, especially among Maya, Nahua and Otomian cultures.
Marrying Indigenous Wisdom and Scientific Knowledge: Reimagining the Human Place in Nature.
Muye, el Tláloc otomí en los códices ¿Qué papel juegan las veintenas?.
From the Blog
Dario Gutierrez Rueda interviews CEE Scholar in Residence Geraldine Patrick about recovering the Mayan Calendar. She is a member of the Otomi-Hñahñu Regional Council in Mexico, and a professor of ethnoecology. Born to Chilean parents of Celtic and Mapuche origins, Patrick Encina received her doctorate in ethnoecology and social sciences… Read more
New York, United States of America – from Desarrollo Intercultural Chile The Mapuche Nation and Likanantay were present at the opening of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Delegates representatives of communities and organizations of the Mapuche and Lickanantay Nations, arrived today at the United Nations building in… Read more