Loring M. Danforth, Chair

  • Loring M. Danforth

  • 207-786-6081
  • ldanfort@bates.edu
  • Anthropology
  • 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 three books, The Death Rituals of Rural Greece, Firewalking and Religious Healing: The Anastenaria of Greece and the American Firewalking Movement, and The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, all published by Princeton University Press. He is presently working on a book with Prof. Riki Van Boeschoten of the University of Thessaly in Greece about the experiences of refugee children from the Greek Civil War.

Courses Taught by Prof. Danforth: