Alan Harwood

University of Massachusetts, Boston | Professor EmeritusMember since 1960

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My Biography

Alan Harwood (PhD, Columbia University, 1967) is an expert in cultural and medical anthropology. Research projects include the Safwa of southwestern Tanzania; health beliefs and practices of people living in two health areas of the South Bronx, NYC; and ideas of health and well-being among five ethnic groups in Boston, MA. His research is catalogued in the Smithsonian Anthropological Archive. Dr. Harwood attended his first AAA annual meeting in 1959.