Evelyne Cudel

Evelyne  Cudel
  • Affiliated Faculty
  • Knight Center for Environmental Journalism




Evelyne Cudel is a transdisciplinary scholar born in France. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology with Honors, a Master of Science in Anthropology with Honors, and a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of California Riverside (UCR). Her interdisciplinary research thesis was on the social aspect of diabetes type II that includes the ethnohistory of the tribe with traditional agriculture and irrigation system: “High Incidence of Diabetes in the O’odham: Community Approach in Prevention and Control for a Native American Tribe”. 


  • Ethical issues in conservation of natural resources and public heath
  • Multidimensional context of water
  • Sustainable agriculture and water conservation in Native American communities
  • Impact of the social environment on watersheds