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Comitas, Lambros
Gardner Cowles Professor of Anthropology and Education
International & Transcultural Studies
212-678-4040

Office:
216 Zankel

Office Hours:
Tuesdays, 3:00–4:00 p.m., Thursdays, 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Educational Background

A.B., Ph.D., Columbia University

Scholarly Interests

Sociocultural change. Education in the developing world. Drugs and society. Caribbean. Latin America. Migration studies.

Selected Publications

The Complete Caribbeana 1900-1975: A Bibliographic Guide to the Scholarly Literature (4 vols., Kraus Thomson).

Ganja in Jamaica: A Medical Anthropological Study of Chronic Marihuana Use (Mouton).

West Indian Perspectives (4 vols., Anchor Press/Doubleday).

Interdisciplinary Research and Doctoral Training: A Study of the Linkšping University (Sweden) Tema Departments (Swedish National Board of Universities and Colleges).

Selected Publications

The Complete Caribbeana 1900-1975: A Bibliographic Guide to the Scholarly Literature (4 vols, Kraus Thomson).

Ganja in Jamaica: A Medical Anthropological Study of Chronic Marihuana Use (Mouton).

West Indian Perspectives (4 vols, Anchor Press/Doubleday).

Interdisciplinary Research and Doctoral Training: A Study of the Link_ping University (Sweden).

Tema Departments (Swedish National Board of Universities and Colleges).

"Ethics in Anthropology: Dilemmas and Conundrums." (New York Academy of Sciences).

With Ithaca on My Mind: An Anthropologist's Journey (Teachers College).

"Ethnology: West Indies" (16 vols of Handbook of Latin American Studies).

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