Eric Wolf. Datos biográficos y académicos[editar] Nació en Viena, pero al ser de familia judía se trasladó a Gran Bretaña y posteriormente a Estados Unidos, a causa de la persecución a los judíos.
Wolf se crio en la ciudad de Nueva York. participó como soldado en la Segunda Guerra Mundial, en el mismo período en que desarrolló su interés por otras culturas. Como muchos soldados que volvieron de la guerra, al regreso a los Estados Unidos la perspectiva ideológica de Wolf sufrió un cambio radical, y gracias al GI Bill of Rights, pudo seguir su educación universitaria. Wolf decidió estudiar antropología en la Universidad de Columbia. Columbia fue la casa de Franz Boas por muchos años, y al mismo tiempo era la casa más importante de estudios sobre antropología en los Estados Unidos. Wolf perteneció al grupo de estudiantes que se desarrolló académicamente en torno a Steward. Donald L. Brenneis. Biography, Education and Training Donald Brenneis is a linguistic and social anthropologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
He studied anthropology as an undergraduate at Stanford and received his Ph.D. from Harvard. His work has focused on the social life of communicative practices—linguistic, musical, performative, and textual. He worked in a South Asian diasporic community in Fiji over a 20-year period, examining the relationships among language, music, conflict, law, and politics—and considering, among other things, children’s arguments, men’s gossip, and the complexities of managing conflict through indirect speech.
Myriam Jimeno - Blog. Myriam Jimeno es profesora titular del Departamento de Antropología e investigadora del Centro de Estudios Sociales CES de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, en Bogotá, Colombia.
Fue directora del Instituto Colombiano de Antropología e Historia ICANH en dos ocasiones (1988-1990 y 1992-1993). Se formó como antropóloga en la Universidad de Los Andes en Bogotá y obtuvo el doctorado en antropología de la Universidad de Brasilia, en Brasil. Ha recibido las Medallas al Mérito Universitario y Academia Integral Meritoria de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (1997 y 2006) y en el 2003 fue reconocida con la mención especial por el Capítulo de Antropología de la Asociación de Egresados de la Universidad de Los Andes en Bogotá, Colombia. Graduate School of Letters / Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University. Division/Department History and Area Studies / History and Anthropology Specialized Field Cultural anthropology Research subject.
Department of Anthropology. James Ferguson is the Susan S. and William H.
Akhil Gupta. Antropología del estado. Akhil Gupta (born 1959) is an Indian-American anthropologist whose research has focused on the anthropology of the state and of development, as well as on postcolonialism.
He is currently Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Education Akhil attended St. Xavier's School in Jaipur and graduated in 1974. Gupta did his undergraduate studies in Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University, following that with a Mechanical Engineering Masters from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Universidad Javeriana - Academia.edu. Anna L Tsing. Professor Chris Hann - School of Anthropology & Conservation - University of Kent.
Chris Hann (born in Cardiff in 1953) was Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Kent between 1992 and 1999, when he was appointed as one of two founding Directors of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology  at Halle/Saale, Germany.
He had previously taught anthropology at Cambridge University and had close links with UKC staff even before coming to Kent, especially with Paul Stirling, the first Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, who pioneered the anthropological study of modern Turkey. In addition to his own fieldwork in Anatolia, Hann has worked among Turkic speakers in Central Asia (Xinjiang, North-West China). Earlier projects took him to Hungary and Poland when these countries were still socialist. At the Max Planck Institute he heads a department which specializes in investigations of the postsocialist countries of the former Soviet bloc, and also of those East Asian countries which still describe themselves as socialist. Back to top  Boston University School of Law, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Professor of Law. Phone: 617-353-4420 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Professor Wendy J.
Gordon has taught at Boston University since 1993, and was recently named to one of its ten William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professorships. An advisor to BU's Intellectual Property Concentration, she also tremendously enjoys interdisciplinary dialogue. Carol Greenhouse - Department of Anthropology. University of Wisconsin Law School. Joint Appointment with American Bar Foundation Professor Mertz is a leading legal anthropologist, and a pioneer in the field of law and language.
She uses this background to study legal language in the United States, with a special focus on law school education. Her research also examines the problems involved in translating between law and social science, particularly in the domain of family law. In addition to her position on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin, she is a Senior Research Fellow at the American Bar Foundation, where she has conducted empirical research on legal education.
The results of this research have appeared in numerous journals and edited collections. Clifford Geertz. Vida[editar] Después de servir en la Marina de los Estados Unidos durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial (1943-45), Geertz estudió en el Antioch College, donde se licenció en 1950; más tarde se doctoró en Harvard como doctor en Filosofía en 1956.
Pasó por varias escuelas antes de formar parte del equipo de antropólogos de la Universidad de Chicago (1960-70); posteriormente se convirtió en profesor de ciencias sociales del Institute for Advanced Study en Princeton en New York de 1970-2000, donde fue emérito hasta su muerte, el 30 de octubre de 2006. Recibió un doctorado honorífico del Bates College en 1980. Pensamiento y obra[editar] En la Universidad de Chicago, Geertz se convirtió en el "campeón de la antropología simbólica", que pone particular atención al papel del imaginario (o 'símbolos') en la sociedad.
Geertz sostenía que para estudiar la cultura desde un punto de vista antropológico es imposible aplicar una ley o una teoría determinada. Michel-Rolph Trouillot. Michel-Rolph Trouillot (1949–2012; PhD, Johns Hopkins 1985) was a Haitian academic and anthropologist. He was Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences at the University of Chicago. Rolph (as he was known conversationally) was the son of Ernest Trouillot and Anne-Marie Morisset, both Black intellectuals from Port-au-Prince.
His father was a lawyer and his uncle, Hénock Trouillot was a professor who worked in the National Archives of Haiti. Hénock was an influential noiriste historian. He attended the Petit Séminaire Collège Saint-Martial, moving on to the École Normale Supérieur. In 2011 Trouillot was awarded the Frantz Fanon Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given annually by the Caribbean Philosophical Association in recognition of work of special interest to Caribbean thought. In 1977 his first book Ti dife boule sou Istwa Ayiti on the origins of the Haitian slave revolution was published.
Lila Abu-Lughod. Lila Abu-Lughod (born 1952) is an American with Palestinian and Jewish ancestry who is professor of Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies at Columbia University in New York City. A specialist of the Arab world, her seven books, most based on long term ethnographic research, cover topics from sentiment and poetry to nationalism and media, from gender politics to the politics of memory. Life Lila Abu-Lughod is the daughter of the prominent Palestinian academic Ibrahim Abu-Lughod and of Janet L.
Abu-Lughod, née Lippman, a leading American urban sociologist of Jewish background. She graduated from Carleton College in 1974, and obtained her PhD from Harvard University in 1984. Carleton College awarded her an honorary doctorate in 2006. Department of Anthropology. Renato Rosaldo. Renato Rosaldo (born 1941) is an American cultural anthropologist. He has done field research among the Ilongots of northern Luzon, Philippines, and he is the author of Ilongot Headhunting: 1883-1974: A Study in Society and History (1980) and Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis (1989). He is also the editor of Creativity/Anthropology (with Smadar Lavie and Kirin Narayan) (1993), Anthropology of Globalization (with Jon Inda) (2001), and Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: National and Belonging in the Hinterlands (2003), among other books.
Rosaldo has been conducting research on cultural citizenship in San Jose, California since 1989, and contributed the introduction and an article to Latino Cultural Citizens: Claiming Identity, Space, and Rights (1997). He is also a poet and has published three volumes of poetry, most recently "The Day of Shelly's Death" (2014). Life He graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in 1971. Awards MIT Anthropology: Faculty - Stefan Helmreich. 21A.859J / STS.250J Social Theory and Analysis.
Gabriella Coleman. René T.A. Lysloff. Aihwa Ong. Aihwa Ong is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Biography Ong was born in Penang, Malaysia to a Straits Chinese family. She was educated in the Convent Light School, Penang. She attended Barnard College, where she received her B.A in anthropology (honors, 1974). She then went on to graduate with a PhD in anthropology from Columbia University in 1982. Academic work The New School for Public Engagement. Associate Professor, International Affairs PhD in Anthropology, University of California Stephen J. Collier is Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School. He has conducted research on governmental practices such as economic regulation, social welfare, urban planning, and emergency management in Russia, the Republic of Georgia, and in the United States.
His past work on Soviet and post-Soviet Russia sought to rethink how neoliberal reforms take up and transform the institutions of the Soviet social modernity. Courses Taught.