Faculty Research Areas

By Topic | By Geographic Region

Faculty Research by Topic

Aging, Gerontology
Caleb Finch
Andrei Simic
Joan Weibel-Orlando

Aesthetics, Art, and Culture
Janet Hoskins
Dorinne Kondo
Nancy Lutkehaus
Andrei Simic
Tok Thompson

Archaeology
Ran Boytner
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Anne Porter
Tok Thompson

Anthropological Theory,
Cultural and Social Theory

Christopher Boehm
Eugene Cooper
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Janet Hoskins
Dorinne Kondo
Andrew Lakhoff
Nancy Lutkehaus
Tok Thompson

Behavioral Ecology
Christopher Boehm
Roberto Delgado
Caleb Finch
Craig Stanford
Nayuta Yamashita

Biological Anthropology
Christopher Boehm
Roberto Delgado
Craig Stanford
Nayuta Yamashita

Economic Anthropology
Eugene Cooper
Nancy Lutkehaus

Ethnographic Film and Documentary
Christopher Boehm
Janet Hoskins
Nancy Lutkehaus
G. Alexander Moore
Gary Seaman
Andrei Simic

Folk custom, Folklore
Eugene Cooper
Andrei Simic
Tok Thompson

Gender
Joseph Hawkins
Janet Hoskins
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Nancy Lutkehaus
Erin Moore

History of Anthropology
Eugene Cooper
Nancy Lutkehaus

Homosexuality, LGBT Studies
Joseph Hawkins

Human Evolution
Christopher Boehm
Ran Boytner
Roberto Delgado
Caleb Finch
Craig Stanford

Identity, Bodies/Subjects
Ran Boytner
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Joseph Hawkins
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Dorinne Kondo
Andrei Simic
Tok Thompson

Kinship, Marriage, Family
Eugene Cooper
Erin Moore
Andrei Simic

Law and Social Justice, Legal Anthropology
Christopher Boehm
Joseph Hawkins
Erin Moore
Alison Dundes Renteln

Linguistic Anthropology
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Tok Thompson

Medical Anthropology,
Health and Healing

Andrew Lakhoff
Cheryl Mattingly
Erin Moore
Lawrence Palinkas
Joan Weibel-Orlando

Narrative
Janet Hoskins
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Cheryl Mattingly
Tok Thompson

Performance
Dorinne Kondo
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Tok Thompson

Politics, Political Anthropology
Christopher Boehm
Eugene Cooper
Dorinne Kondo
Nancy Lutkehaus
Joseph Hawkins
Erin Moore
G. Alexander Moore
Alison Dundes Renteln

Popular Culture
Eugene Cooper
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Nancy Lutkehaus
Tok Thompson

Public Anthropology
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Nancy Lutkehaus
Joan Weibel-Orlando

Primatology
Christopher Boehm
Roberto Delgado
Craig Stanford
Nayuta Yamashita

Race
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Dorinne Kondo
Tok Thompson

Religion
Eugene Cooper
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Janet Hoskins
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Nancy Lutkehaus
Gary Seaman
Tok Thompson

Science and Technology Studies
Ran Boytner
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Andrew Lakhoff
Cheryl Mattingly

Transnationalism, Immigraton
Janet Hoskins
Erin Moore
Lawrence Palinkas
Tok Thompson
Thomas Ward

Urban Anthropology
Dorinne Kondo
G. Alexander Moore
Thomas Ward
Joan Weibel-Orlando

Visual Culture, New Media
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Janet Hoskins
Nancy Lutkehaus
Gary Seaman
Tok Thompson

Faculty Research by Geographic Region

THE AMERICAS

 

Argentina

Andrew Lakhoff

Belize

Brazil
Roberto Delgado
Erin Moore

Chile
Ran Boytner

Costa Rica
Roberto Delgado

Ecuador
Ran Boytner

Guatemala
G. Alexander Moore

Mexico
Erin Moore
Lawrence Palinkas
Thomas Ward

Nicaragua
Roberto Delgado

Panama
G. Alexander Moore

Peru
Ran Boytner

North American Indians
Christopher Boehm
Peter Mancall
Joan Weibel-Orlando

United States
Ran Boytner
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Joseph Hawkins
Lanita Jacobs-Huey
Dorinne Kondo
Cheryl Mattingly
Erin Moore
Lawrence Palinkas
Andrei Simic
Tok Thompson
Thomas Ward

EUROPE

 

England
Lanita Jacobs-Huey

Ireland, Northern Ireland
Tok Thompson

Montenegro
Christopher Boehm

Scotland
Tok Thompson

Serbia
Andrei Simic

AFRICA

Democratic Republic of Congo
Roberto Delgado

Ethiopia
Tok Thompson

Kenya
Nancy Lutkehaus

Madagascar
Nayuta Yamashita

Tanzania
Christopher Boehm
Roberto Delgado
Craig Stanford

Uganda
Craig Stanford

MIDDLE EAST

Egypt
Lynn Swartz Dodd

Israel
Ran Boytner

Oman
Lynn Swartz Dodd

Syria
Lynn Swartz Dodd
Anne Porter

Turkey
Lynn Swartz Dodd
G. Alexander Moore
Anne Porter

SOUTH ASIA

Bangaladesh
Craig Stanford

India
Erin Moore
Craig Stanford

SOUTHEAST ASIA

Borneo
Roberto Delgado

Cambodia
Janet Hoskins
Craig Stanford

Indonesia
Roberto Delgado
Janet Hoskins

Laos
Janet Hoskins

Malaysia

Thailand
Craig Stanford

Vietnam
Janet Hoskins

EAST ASIA

China
Eugene Cooper
Gary Seaman
Craig Stanford

Japan
Joseph Hawkins
Dorinne Kondo

Taiwan
Gary Seaman

OCEANIA

Papua New Guinea
Nancy Lutkehaus

Polynesia
Nancy Lutkehaus



  • Department of Anthropology
  • University of Southern California
  • Grace Ford Salvatori Hall
  • 3601 Watt Way, Ste. 120
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089