Cultural and Medical Anthropologist & Physician

About

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About

Seth M. Holmes has an M.D. from the UC San Francisco School of Medicine and a Ph.D. in Medical Anthropology from UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco. He is on faculty in the Division of Society and Environment and the Joint Program in Medical Anthropology at UC Berkeley.  A cultural and medical anthropologist and physician, he has worked on social hierarchies, health inequities, and the ways in which such asymmetries are naturalized, normalized, and resisted in the context of transnational im/migration, agro-food systems, and health care.  He has received national and international awards from the fields of anthropology, sociology, and geography, including the Margaret Mead Award. In addition to scholarly publications, he has written for popular media such as The Huffington Post  and Salon.com  and spoken on multiple NPR, PRI, Pacifica Radio and Radio Bilingüe radio programs.