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    Deborah Tooker


    Reilly Hall 435
    Le Moyne College
    1419 Salt Springs Road
    Syracuse, NY 13214


    (315) 445-4499


    Professor Deborah Tooker (Ph.D. 1988, Harvard University)
    Joseph C. Georg Endowed Professor
    Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology
    Director, Anthropology Program
    Faculty Associate in Research, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University

    Research Interests: Emotions and concepts of self, symbolic/semiotic anthropology and the anthropology of religion/ritual, psychological anthropology, political anthropology and the politics of identity, and the anthropology of space and place, mainland Southeast Asia and Southwest China borderlands, Thailand, Akha

    Courses: Introduction to Anthropology (four field), Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia, Cultural Myths and Cultural Realities, Social Theory, Anthropological Linguistics

    Recent Publications: Space and the Production of Cultural Difference among the Akha Prior to Globalization: Channeling the Flow of Life. 2012. Amsterdam University Press (distributed in the U.S. by the University of Chicago Press).

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