Bard Faculty

Diana De G. Brown

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Latin American and Iberian Studies

Primary Academic Program: Anthropology

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Africana Studies, Environmental and Urban Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies, Science, Technology, and Society

Biography:

B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., Columbia University. Fellowships: Fulbright-Hays; Ford Foundation; Lehman College, CUNY; Columbia University; Bard College, Brazilian Government National Research Council (CNPq). Research and teaching in Brazil and Liberia. Publications include Umbanda: Religion and Politics in Urban Brazil and articles and reviews in Black Brazil: Culture, Identity and Social Mobilization; The State of Siege: Global Process, Identity and Violence; American Anthropologist; American Ethnologist; Luso-Brazilian Review; Religião e Sociedade; Liberian Studies Journal; Journal of Latin American Anthropology; Medical Anthropology; and Medical Anthropology Quarterly. Chair, Columbia University Seminar on Brazil. Current research on aging, beauty, and health in Brazil. At Bard since 1988.

Contact:

Phone: 845-758-7295
Website: http://anthropology.bard.edu/faculty/profiles.shtml?id=4639443
E-mail: dbrown@bard.edu