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Professor Duana Fullwiley is invited to participate in a congressional briefing on the potential misuses of a genetic ancestry-based DNA forensics tool--and the implications for racial justice. Titled “Personal genetics...
Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann finds that social, bodily and cultural contexts shape and give meaning to spiritual experiences. Her research compares the religious experiences of Buddhists in Thailand and...
Jain’s new book, Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us (University of California Press, 2013), has won numerous awards since its release. More recently, it was awarded the 2014 Diana Forsythe Prize. Please see announcement...
Stanford anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann found that voice-hearing experiences of people with serious psychotic disorders are shaped by local culture – in the United States, the voices are harsh and threatening; in Africa...
A new study co-authored by Anthropology Professor Lisa Curran identifies new risks associated with oil palm cultivation in Borneo, Indonesia. The new study, which was published in the Journal of Geophysical Research:...
Duana Fullwiley's book The Enculturated Gene: Sickle Cell Health Politics and Biological Difference in West Africa (Princeton University Press, 2011) has been awarded The Robert B Textor and Family Prize for Excellence...
Stanford campus archaeologist Laura Jones, who earned a master's degree (1985) and a doctorate (1991) in material culture and applied anthropology studies at Stanford University, is one of this year's Amy J. Blue Award...
Kabir Tambar’s new book examines debates about the politics of pluralism in Turkey. The book focuses on Turkey’s Alevi community in order to unpack wider contemporary debates about the political pasts and futures of...

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