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Aronson Family Lecture Series

Seth M. Holmes, PhD, MD 

Keynote Lecture: 
March 2, 2023 5:30pm - 6:30pm  |  HCRN Honors Hall

Panel Discussion:
March 1, 2023  3:30 - 4:30pm  |  Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Auditorium


The John Martinson Honors College together with the Institute for a Sustainable Future and made possible by the Aronson Family, present Seth Homes.

Holmes.jpegSeth M. Holmes, PhD, MD, is Chancellor's Professor in Society and Environment and Medical Anthropology and affiliated faculty in Public Health at UC Berkeley.  He is Founder of the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine and Co-Director of the MD/PhD Track in Medical Anthropology coordinated between UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco.  A cultural and medical anthropologist and internal medicine physician, he has worked on social hierarchies, health inequities, and the ways in which such asymmetries are naturalized, normalized, and resisted in the contexts of transnational im/migration, agro-food systems, and health care.  He has received national and international awards from the fields of anthropology, sociology, and geography, including the Margaret Mead Award. In addition to scholarly publications, he has written for popular media such as The GuardianThe Huffington Post  and and spoken on NPR, PRI, Pacifica Radio and Radio Bilingüe radio programs.

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