Roberto Gonzalez

Graduate Director &  Professor
Ph.D. UC Berkeley, 1998

Office Hours:

 TR 12:15pm-1:45pm


Clark Hall 459
408-924-5715
Roberto.Gonzalez@sjsu.edu


Roberto Gonzalez is a sociocultural anthropologist whose work focuses upon the relationship between humans and their 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 a broad range of undergraduate and graduate 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 four books: 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), and American Counterinsurgency: Human Science and the Human Terrain (2009), and Militarizing Culture: Essays on the Warfare State (2010).