B.A. in Anthropology & Languages and Cultures of Asia, University of Wisconsin
M.A. in Anthropology, Indiana University
Ph.D. in Anthropology, Indiana University
The most unusual thing in my office is an old Soviet poster. I love old Soviet posters for several reasons. If you come to my office, you can ask me why.
I am afraid of creeping philistinism.
To satisfy my sweet tooth, I enjoy cookies, including chocolate chip cookies, shortbread cookies, lime cornmeal cookies, white chocolate chip macadamia nut cookies, snickerdoodles, ginger snaps, Russian tea cakes, and butter cookies. I am willing to try any cookie that you bring to my office. I really like cookies.
My most transformative educational experience was reading Evans-Pritchard's Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic among the Azande in college. What is yours?
I love to read books by Iain M. Banks and Clifford Geertz.