The Princeton University Department of Anthropology, which offers both an undergraduate major and a Ph.D. program, takes an interpretive approach to contemporary realities and to the social worlds that people create and inhabit. We are interested in the comparative study of cultures, their interplay and relation to the past. Read full overview »
Professor Rena Lederman addressed the National Research Council/Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Social Sciences workshop on “Proposed Revisions to the Common Rule” this spring, held at the National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC). Her talk, which concerned ethnography and humanistic social research, concludes the workshop webcast, archived at http://www.tvworldwide.com/events/nas/130321/ She has joined the NRC's panel charged with writing the related consensus report this summer.