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TEDxFoggyBottom 2019 Speaker: Dr. Roy Richard Grinker

Roy Richard Grinker is Professor of Anthropology at the George Washington University and the Editor-in-Chief of Anthropological Quarterly.

Grinker received his B.A. in anthropology at Grinnell College, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in social anthropology from Harvard University. He is the author of numerous articles and books on the anthropology of Africa, Korea, and autism. His book Nobody’s Normal: Capitalism, War, and the Stigma of Mental Illness is forthcoming with Basic Books in 2019.

His other publications include: Companion to the Anthropology of Africa (Grinker, R. S. Lubkemann, C. Steiner and E. Goncalves, eds. 2019) Perspectives on Africa: A Reader in Culture, History and Representation (Grinker, R., S. Lubkemann, and C.B. Steiner, eds. 2010); Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism (2008); In the Arms of Africa: The Life of Colin M. Turnbull (2000); Korea and its Futures: Unification and the Unfinished War (1998); and Houses in the Rainforest: Ethnicity and Inequality among Farmers and Foragers in Central Africa (1994).

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