- Ph.D., Anthropology/Medical and Cognitive Anthropology, Washington State University, 2000
- M.A., Anthropology/Linguistic Anthropology, San Diego State University, 1994
- B.A., Communication Studies, California State University, Sacramento, 1986
- Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
- Professor of World Mission, Moody Bible Institute-Spokane, 2010–
- International Anthropology Consultant, 2008–2011
- Cultural orientation instructor, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 2008–2011
- Session organizer, High-Table Presidential Invited session (Collaboration and Engagement: The Continuing Role for Anthropologists in the Worldwide HIV/AIDS Crisis), 107th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), San Francisco, California, November 21, 2008
- Instructor, Anthropological Linguistics and Ethnography, Trinity Western University School of Graduate Studies, Langley, BC, Canada, 2008
- Adjunct faculty (tutorial instructor), Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007–2009
- Summer Session Director, Canada Institute of Linguistics, 2007–2008
- Anthropology instructor, Moody Bible Institute-Spokane, 2006–2010
- Steering Committee member, AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AAA), 2006–2008
- Institute Director, Oregon Summer Institute of Linguistics, 2002–2007
- South Asia Area tutor, The Association For Theological Education by Extension (TAFTEE), University of Wales, 2002–2005
- Anthropology instructor, Oregon Summer Institute of Linguistics, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, Oregon, 1995–2007
- Anthropology co-instructor, SIL, University of Texas at Arlington, 1995
- Anthropology Department Head, SIL South Asia Group, 1994–2004
- Sociolinguistic survey specialist, SIL South Asia Group, 1987–1991
- Society for Medical Anthropology, 2003–
- Society for Anthropological Sciences, 2002–
- Cultural Studies Group of Nepal, 2000–
- AIDS and Anthropology Research Group, 1997–
- Society for Linguistic Anthropology, 1995–
- American Anthropological Association, 1995–
- Phi Beta Delta (Honor Society for International Scholars), 1992–
- English: ILR 5
- Nepali: ILR 3
- Medical Anthropology
- Cognitive Anthropology
- History of anthropology
Beine, David. 2010. Causes of HIV and AIDS stigmatization in Nepal: A proposed model to reduce stigma. Global Journal of Health Science 3(2):3–9.
Beine, David. 2009a. Eating AIDS: Using indigenous cognitive illness schemata (cognitive metaphors) in HIV/AIDS prevention messages in Nepal. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2009-001. Dallas: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/silewp/2009/SILEWP2009-001.pdf.
Beine, David. 2009b. Hooked on the fish: The Christian sign of the fish. SIL Electronic Working Papers 2009-002. Dallas: SIL International. http://www.sil.org/silewp/2009/silewp2009-002.pdf.
Beine, David. 2003. Ensnared by AIDS: Cultural contexts of HIV/AIDS in Nepal. Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point.
Beine, David. 2002. HIV/AIDS in Nepal: The making of a cultural model. Journal of the Center for Nepal Asian Studies 29(2):275–310.
Beine, David. 2001. Saano Dumre revisited: Changing models of illness in a village of central Nepal. Contributions to Nepalese Studies 28(2):155–185.
Beine, David. 1998. Nepal – Then and now: A critical appraisal of the ethnography of Nepal. Contributions to Nepalese Studies 25(2):163–190.
Beine, David. 1995. It’s all relative, isn’t it? Cultural relativism revisited. Notes on Anthropology and Intercultural Community Work 20:1–12.
Beine, David. 2010. When education (“awareness building”) is not enough: The importance of understanding culture in HIV prevention in Nepal. Paper presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana. November 18, 2010.
Beine, David. 2009. The end of the worldview concept in anthropology? A summary analysis. Paper presented at the 108th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 4, 2009.
Beine, David. 2008. Inclusion, collaboration and engagement: The continuing role for anthropologists in the worldwide HIV/AIDS crisis. Presented at the 107th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, High-Table invited session, San Francisco, California. November 21, 2008.
Beine, David. 2006. The cost of conflict: The impact of the Maoist insurgency upon the spread of HIV/AIDS in Nepal. Paper presented at the Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology and the Society for Medical Anthropology, Vancouver, BC, Canada. March 30, 2006.
Beine, David. 2003. HIV and me: A discourse analysis of HIV/AIDS narratives in Nepal. Paper presented at the 102nd Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, Illinois. November 20, 2003.