Conrad P. Kottak

University of Michigan – Ann Arbor | Julian H. Steward Collegiate Professor of AnthropologyMember since 1963

My Biography

Dr. Kottak received his PhD from Columbia University in 1966.His areas of anthropological expertise both general and sociocultural anthropology. During the course of his membership with AAA, Dr. Kottak has conducted ethnographic fieldwork in Brazil, Madagascar, and the United States. Recent research includes the evolution of media use and impact in Brazil, the social context of deforestation and biodiversity conservation in Madagascar and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.