2023. Ballestero, Andrea and Melanie Ford Lemus. “Ethnography: a first overarching look” in The Handbook of Teaching Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research: A Step-by-Step Guide, eds. Bernard, H. Russel, Alissa Ruth, and Amber Wutich. London; New York: Routledge.

2021. Ford Lemus, Melanie and Katie Ulrich. “Questions, Experiments, and Movements of Ethnographies in the Making” in Experimenting with Ethnography: A Companion to Analysis. eds. Andrea Ballestero and Brit Ross Winthereik. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 


2019. “Voided Spaces: Architectural indices of ravines in Guatemala City” in Platypus, the CASTAC Blog, February. (Disponible en español aquí)

2018. “The Lungs of Guatemala City: Architects’ Efforts to Conserve an Urban Ecology” in offCITE Magazine, online, October.

2016. “Cultivating an Outer Space Ecology: Introducing the On-Orbit Gardener.” in EnviroSociety, November.


2022. Ford Lemus, Melanie and Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins. “Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins | Winner of the Sharon Stephens Prize for her book Waste Siege: The Life of Infrastructure in Palestine” American Ethnologist website, June.

2021. Georgiev, Konstantin and Melanie Ford Lemus. Feral Atlas: The-More-Than-Human-Anthropocene by Anna L. Tsing, Alder Keleman Saxena, and Feifei Zhou. Redwood City, CA: Stanford University Press, 2021. Engagement: A Blog Published by the Anthropology and Environment Society.

2020. An Ecology of Knowledges: Fear, Love, and Technoscience in Guatemala Forest Conservation by Micha Rahder. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019. In Allegra Laboratory.

2020. Infrastructure, Environment, and Life in the Anthropocene ed. by Kregg Hetherington. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2019. Anthropos 115(1).


2022. “Lines Left Behind: A network of hidden and forgotten pipelines could slow Louisiana’s costal restoration” in Landscape Architecture Magazine, March.

2020. “Microcosmic Wetlands: In a corner of Houston’s Memorial Park, Nelson Byrd Woltz restores vernacular landscapes and civic histories” in Landscape Architecture Magazine, November.


2022. Ford Lemus, Melanie. Exhibition text for “Sin Título Conocido” at Casa Amano, Guatemala City, December.

2021. Ford Lemus, Melanie. “La Puerta del Jardín” and “Glosario” in La Puerta del Jardín. Pagoda Imaginaria. Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, mayo.


2021. La Puerta del Jardín. Exhibit co-organizer w/ Pagoda Imaginaria, Residencia Artística. Artists Exhibited: Esvin Alarcón Lam, Carmen Lucía Alvarado, Edgar Calel, Alfredo Ceibal, Jorge de León, Margarita Figueroa, Jenniffer Paiz, Sergio Ramírez, Sandra Sebastián and Luis Soto. Hotel Guatemaya, Guatemala City, May 07-June 15. Accompanied by a catalogue