Paul Stoller

Professor of Anthropology at West Chester University

Paul Stoller is Professor of Anthropology at West Chester University. He is the author of 14 books (memoirs, novels and ethnographies) and has conducted research among the Songhay people in West Africa (Niger) and among West African immigrants in New York City. In 2013 King Karl XVI Gustav of Sweden awarded him the Anders Retzius Gold Medal in recognition of his scientific contributions to Anthropology In 2015 the American Anthropological Association awarded him the Anthropology in Media Award. His most recent book is The Sorcerer's Burden: The Ethnographic Saga of a Global Family (2016-Palgrave). His forthcoming book is Adventures in Blogging: Anthropology and Popular Media (April 2018)