Chair & Professor
Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 1998
Office Hours Fall 2016:
On Leave - Will Return Spring 2017
Clark Hall 469C
Roberto Gonzalez is a sociocultural anthropologist whose work focuses upon the relationship between humans and the environment; science, technology, and society; militarism and culture; and anthropological ethics. He has conducted ethnographic research in Latin America and the United States. Professor Gonzalez teaches courses on anthropological theory and methods, social and cultural controls, global processes, and economic anthropology. He has published many articles in academic journals, newspapers, and other periodicals. Professor Gonzalez has also published several books including: Zapotec Science: Farming and Food in the Northern Sierra of Oaxaca (2001), Anthropologists in the Public Sphere: Speaking Out on War, Peace, and American Power (2004), American Counterinsurgency: Human Science and the Human Terrain (2009), and Militarizing Culture: Essays on the Warfare State (2010). His most recent book is the co-edited volume Up, Down, and Sideways: Anthropologists Trace the Pathways of Power (2014). Professor Gonzalez also co-produced the documentary film Losing Knowledge: 50 Years of Change (2013).