Event Type: 
lecture
Date(s): 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 4:00pm
Location(s): 
100 Hughes
Reception to follow?: 
yes
Speaker: 
Robert Lemelson

Speaker Title

Anthropologist, Psychiatrist, and Filmmaker
Speaker Affiliation: 
UCLA
Speaker Bio: 

Robert Lemelson is a cultural anthropologist, ethnographic filmmaker, and philanthropist. Lemelson received his M.A. from the University of Chicago and Ph.D. from the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Lemelson's area of specialty is transcultural psychiatry; Southeast Asian Studies, particularly Indonesia; and psychological and medical anthropology. He currently is a research anthropologist in the Semel Institute of Neuroscience UCLA, and an adjunct professor of Anthropology at UCLA. His scholarly work has appeared in numerous journals and books. Lemelson founded Elemental Productions in 2008, a documentary production company, and has directed and produced numerous ethnographic films.

Speaker Headshot: 
Event Affiliation: 
Part of the 2013-14 Altman Program
Sponsor(s): 
Miami University Humanities Center
Signature Image: 
Miami Faculty Contact: 
Cameron Hay-Rollins
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