Paul-David Lutz is an anthropologist and (former) rural development advisor with a longstanding focus on northern Laos. He holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Sydney, Australia and an MA in Intercultural Education from the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. Paul-David has published peer-reviewed work on the intergenerational aspects of agrarian change, socio-cosmological aspects of resource-riven development, as well as on interethnic dynamics and oral history in upland Laos. He joins the SeedsValues project as a postdoctoral researcher focusing on wet-rice cultivation in Luang Prabang Province, Laos.


Paul-David Lutz investigates rice-human relatedness in the Luang Prabang Lowlands.