Psychological Anthropology

Karen Nakamura

Contact OFFICE: 305 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: knak@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS https://calendly.com/knakamura/office-hours

Lawrence Cohen

Contact OFFICE: 319 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formerly Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: cohen@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS Mondays 8:00AM - 11:00AM sign-up sheet on office door

Stefania Pandolfo

Contact OFFICE: 201 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: pandolfo@berkeley.edu PHONE: 642-9229 OFFICE HOURS Thursday 12 to 3 pm By appointment via online sign up sheet. Students will need to email Professor Pandolfo to get the link to sign up.

Daena Funahashi

Research

My work brings illness alongside anthropological and philosophical concerns about death, pain, and existence. In my publications and teaching, I explore how techniques and institutional apparatuses emerge, and promise a certain hold over life. It is a promise vital in keeping capital and its system, one that demands an individual capacity to be in self-control, alive. In Untimely Sacrifices, my forthcoming book, I draw upon my ethnographic work in Finland, where rising concern over burnout, a stress disorder, raised a need for state-led techniques for self-management. Rather than...

Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Contact OFFICE: 321 Anthropology and Art Practice Building (Formely Known As Kroeber Hall) E-MAIL: nsh@berkeley.edu OFFICE HOURS by appointment