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Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology, Uppsala University

Don Kulick is the author or editor of more than a dozen books on topics that range from the lives of transgendered prostitutes in Brazil to the anthropology of fat. He has conducted extensive anthropological fieldwork in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, and Scandinavia. He is the recipient of numerous grants and honors, including an NEH Fellowship, an A. W. Mellon Foundation Guest Professorship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is currently Distinguished University Professor of Anthropology at Uppsala University in Sweden, where he directs the research program Engaging Vulnerability.


  • –present
    Professor of Anthropology, Uppsala University