Daniel E. Moerman

William E Stirton Professor Emeritus of AnthropologyMember since 1973

My Biography

Daniel E. Moerman (he/him/his) (PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974; MA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1965; AB, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963) is an expert in Native American Ethnobotany, cultural variation in the placebo effect, the meaning response. He has conducted research on Black American Family Organization in Saint Helena Island, South Carolina and done library based research on the placebo effect at the University oh Michigan-Dearborn. In addition, he has received grant funding of some $514,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health in support of his research. Daniel went to his first AAA annual meeting in 1973 and says “It was a blast!”