Bard Faculty

Diana De G. Brown

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology


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; ReligiĆ£o 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.


Phone: 845-758-7295
Location: Fairbairn
Office: 305