Social Anthropology

Nur Yalman

Nur Yalman

Professor of Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies
Emeritus

Research Interests

Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies: contemporary social theory and theorists; anthropology of religion with...

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Peabody Museum 24B
11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Kaya Williams

Kaya Williams

Assistant Professor
Assistant Director of Graduate Studies (ADGS)

Research and Teaching Interests

Ethnographic methods; race; incarceration; mental health; municipal governance; law and law enforcement; U.S...

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Tozzer Anthropology Building 309
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Arthur Kleinman copyright Torben Eskerod
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Arthur Kleinman

Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology
Professor of Medical Anthropology in Global Health and Social Medicine
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Research and Teaching Interests

Global Mental Health; Social Medicine; Medical Humanities; Social Suffering; Caregiving; China; Asia...

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Tozzer Anthropology Building 414
21 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3846
Michael Herzfeld

Michael Herzfeld

Ernest E. Monrad Research Professor of the Social Sciences
Emeritus

Research Interests

Social theory, history of Anthropology, social poetics, politics of history; Europe (especially Greece & Italy), and...

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Tozzer Anthropology Building 311
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-5190
Gareth Doherty

Gareth Doherty

Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture
Director of the Master in Landscape Architecture Program Graduate School of Design

Research and Teaching Interests

Design; design anthropology; ecological urbanism; human ecology; landscape architecture; Arabian Peninsula,...

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Ajantha Subramanian

Ajantha Subramanian

Professor
Department Chair
Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies

Research and Teaching Interests

Political Economy; Colonialism and Postcoloniality; Political Ecology; Space; Social Movements;...

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Tozzer Anthropology Building 210
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Chair Business Contact:
anthrochair@fas.harvard.edu
(617) 495-5820
Peabody Museum 30A
p: (617) 496-9647
Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine

Research and Teaching Interests

Health and human rights; Role of social inequalities in the distribution and outcome of disease; Treatment of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis) in resource-poor settings; Building comprehensive primary health care systems in resource-poor settings in resource-poor settings.

Current Projects

Medical work in Haiti and Rwanda; Research and writing on structural violence, health, and human rights; Editorship of the open-access journal Health and Human Rights; Reconstruction in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 earthquake.
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Harvard Medical School
Department of Global Health & Social Medicine
641 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115

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