Alan Goodman, professor of biological anthropology, teaches and writes on the health and nutritional consequences of political-economic processes such as poverty, inequality, and racism.
His work includes studies in the American Southwest, and he directs a long-term project on under nutrition and child development in Mexico and Egypt. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts.
Before coming to Hampshire, he was a postdoctoral fellow in International Nutrition at University of Connecticut and a research fellow in stress physiology at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm.
He is also an associate director of the New York African Burial Ground Project and past president of the American Anthropological Association (2005-2007).
Professor Goodman is on sabbatical leave for academic year 2012-2013.
School of Natural Science
NS-0123: Human Variation: Race, Science, and Politics (Fall 2013)
NS-137T: Sex, Death and Teeth: Life Stories Recorded in Teeth (Fall 2013)