Jennifer A. Hamilton

Professor of Anthropology



Pettengill Hall, Room 155


Jennifer Hamilton joined Bates this year as Professor and Chair of Anthropology. She is a sociocultural anthropologist whose interdisciplinary research and teaching focus on feminist science and technology studies, medical and legal anthropology, ethnography, and the politics of indigeneity. She is the author of Indigeneity in the Courtroom (Routledge, 2009) and is currently revising her second book manuscript, Settler Science and the Politics of Indigeneity. She recently served as Director of the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center (FCWSRC, 2017-2020) and on the Advisory Circle of the Native American Indigenous Studies Mellon Grant through the Five College Consortium (2020-2022).