Loring M. Danforth, Chair

Loring M. Danforth



Charles A. Dana Professor

Pettengill Hall, Room 163

B.A., Amherst College; Ph.D., Princeton University

Loring M. Danforth, Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology, is the author of five books, The Death Rituals of Rural Greece; Firewalking and Religious Healing: The Anastenaria of Greece and the American Firewalking Movement; The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World (all published by Princeton University Press); Children of the Greek Civil War (with Riki Van Boeschoten published by the University of Chicago Press); and Crossing the Kingdom: Portraits of Saudi Arabia (forthcoming from the University of California Press).

Courses Taught by Prof. Danforth: