Faculty Bios


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E-mail: borofsky@hpu.edu

Robert Borofsky, Ph.D.
Editor, California Series in Public Anthropology
Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D. University of Hawaii at Manoa;
M.A. Brandeis University
B.A., Union College        

Dr. Borofsky teaches courses in general anthropology, the Pacific, medical anthropology, and anthropology of violence and war. A distinguished scholar, he has authored or edited five books as well as published articles in the discipline's leading journals. Dr. Borofsky is editor of the Public Anthropology Book Series published by University of California Press, Director of the Center for a Public Anthropology, and webmaster of the www.publicanthropology.org website. Selected publications include: Making History (1987), Assessing Cultural Anthropology. (1994) (Italian edition 2000), Remembrance of Pacific Pasts (2000), and The Yanomami: The Fierce Controversy and What We Can Learn From It (University of California Press, 2005). He loves teaching HPU students.