Loring M. Danforth
Danforth, Loring M.
Charles A. Dana Professor of Anthropology
ON LEAVE ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-18
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:
- 101: Cultural Anthropology
- 134: Myth, Folklore, and Popular Culture
- 441: The History of Anthropological Theory
- s10: Encountering Community: Ethnographic Fieldwork and Service Learning
- Here is a Link to Anthropology Students Tutoring African Immigrants: http://www.sunjournal.com/perspective