Psychological & Medical Anthropology

Salih Can Açiksöz

Assistant Professor

Research Interests:

War and political violence; gender and masculinity; embodiment and disability; affect and trauma; humanitarianism; nationalism; authoritarianism; reproductive technologies; Turkey; the Middle East

Subfield:

Psychocultural and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: aciksoz@ucla.edu
Office: 305 Haines Hall

Philippe Bourgois

Professor-in-Residence

Research Interests:

Social inequality, violence, substance abuse, incarceration, homelessness, mental illness, ethnic segregation/conflict, HIV, urban anthropology, US inner-city, Central America and the Caribbean

Contact Information

Email: pbourgois@gmail.com
Office: B7-435 Semel

Elizabeth Bromley

Associate Professor-in-Residence

Research Interests:

Patient-centeredness, recovery, and shared decision-making in clinic settings; research ethics; mental health stigma; physician wellness

Subfield:

Psychocultural and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: ebromley@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone: 310-794-3734

Alan Page Fiske

Distinguished Professor

Research Interests:

Psychological anthropology, social theory, social relationships, social/moral emotions, methodology; Africa

Subfield:

Psychological and Sociocultural Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: afiske@ucla.edu
Office: 308 Haines Hall
Phone: 310-206-7719

Linda Garro

Professor

Research Interests:

Health care decision making; health and illness in everyday life contexts; cultural models; narrative and illness; remembering

Subfield:

Psychocultural and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: lgarro@anthro.ucla.edu
Office: 316A Haines Hall
Phone: 310-206-6249

Research Interests:

Ethnopsychology and psychoanalysis; psychiatric and medical anthropology; person-centered ethnography; Indonesia, Oceania

Subfield:

Psychocultural and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: dhollan@anthro.ucla.edu
Office: 316B Haines Hall
Phone: 310-825-3366

Ippolytos Kalofonos

Assistant Professor-in-Residence

Research Interests:

Meaning in psychosis; institutions and care; homelessness; Veteran health; political economy of health; critical global health; social psychiatry; HIV/AIDS; Africa

Subfield:

Psychiatry, Biobehavioral Science, and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: ikalofonos@mednet.ucla.edu
Office: B7-435 Semel Institute
Phone: 310-794-5809

C. Jason Throop

Professor & Department Chair

Research Interests:

Psychological and medical anthropology, phenomenology, sensorial anthropology, theories of experience in anthropology, self and subjective experience, empathy, pain, emotion/mood, morality, temporality, anthropology of the will, Yap (Federated States of Micronesia)

Subfield:

Psychocultural and Medical Anthropology

Contact Information

Email: jthroop@ucla.edu
Office: 388 Haines Hall
Phone: 310-794-2190