The University of Chicago. Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences in the College Co-Director, Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002 My work lies at the intersection of Anthropology and Science and Technology Studies (STS), with commitments to social theories of capitalism and postcolonial studies.
I seek to understand the political economy of the contemporary life sciences and biomedicine, with a primary empirical focus on the United States and India. My focus has been to open up conceptual questions concerning the complex relationships between knowledge, health, value and politics. My recent book Pharmocracy: Value, Politics and Knowledge in Global Biomedicine, elucidates the political economy of global pharmaceuticals as seen from contemporary India. My most ambitious pedagogical commitments have focused on the development of an ethnographic methods curriculum for graduate students. Contact Information Selected Publications 2012 (Ed.) CENHS @ Rice! » Director.
Dominic Boyer, Ph.D.
Founding Director, CENHS Professor, Department of Anthropology Dcb2@rice.edu Dr. Dominic Boyer has done extensive anthropological research on the practice of news journalism in Germany and the United States and has published widely on the relationship between media and knowledge in modern society. In recent research, he has shown how over the past thirty years the rise of new digital information technology combined with the spread of neoliberal policy regimes to profoundly unsettle broadcast-era patterns of newsmaking and news circulation, thus forcing news journalists to reinvent their expertise and authority. In his current work, Boyer examines the contribution of energy systems to modern political culture. 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. 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). Graduate School of Letters / Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University. Division/Department History and Area Studies / History and Anthropology Specialized Field Cultural anthropology.
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. Boston University School of Law, William Fairfield Warren Distinguished Professor, Professor of Law. Phone: 617-353-4420 E-mail: email@example.com 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. Her scholarship utilizes economics as well as both ethical and analytic philosophy to understand copyright, trademark, and related forms of property and tort law.
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.
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.
Publicaciones[editar] 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. 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. MIT Anthropology: Faculty - Stefan Helmreich. 21A.859J / STS.250J Social Theory and Analysis Major theorists and theoretical schools since the late 19th century.
Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Bourdieu, Levi-Strauss, Geertz, Foucault, Gramsci, and others.
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.