Jean  Comaroff

Jean Comaroff

Alfred North Whitehead Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology
Oppenheimer Research Fellow


Research and Teaching Interests: Theory and method; embodiment and commodification; ritual and religion; medicine; politics and… Read more about Jean Comaroff

Department of African and African American Studies
257 Barker Center
12 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Susan  Greenhalgh

Susan Greenhalgh

John King and Wilma Cannon Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society
On Leave AY 2016-17


Research and Teaching Interests: Social Studies of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Anthropology of the State, Governance, and… Read more about Susan Greenhalgh

Tozzer Anthropology Building 308
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-7826
Michael  Herzfeld

Michael Herzfeld

Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences
Director, Thai Studies Program, Asia Center
On leave AY 2016-17


Research and Teaching Interests: Social theory, history of Anthropology, social poetics, politics of history; Europe (especially… Read more about Michael Herzfeld

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

Arthur Kleinman

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


Research and Teaching Interests: Global Mental Health; Social Medicine; Medical Humanities; Social Suffering; Caregiving;  China;… Read more about Arthur Kleinman

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

Mary Steedly

Director of Graduate Studies (DGS)


Research and Teaching Interests: Historical ethnography; colonialism and nationalism; gender and cultural studies; Indonesia;… Read more about Mary Steedly

Tozzer Anthropology Building 212
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge MA 02138
p: (617) 495-3730
Gary  Urton

Gary Urton

Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies
Department Chair


Peabody Museum 557A
(617) 496-8534

Research and Teaching Interests: South American archaeology, ethnohistory and… Read more about Gary Urton

Peabody Museum 557A
21 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

Chair Business Contact:
(617) 495-5820 | Peabody Museum 30A