Social Anthropology

Michael Herzfeld

Michael Herzfeld

Ernest E. Monrad Research Professor of the Social Sciences

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
Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

Kolokotrones University Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine


Dr. Paul Farmer passed away on Feb. 21st, 2022. Please read our In Memoriam.

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