Faculty - Latin America and Caribbean

João G. Biehl
Susan Dod Brown Professor and Chair of Anthropology
Brazil LAB Director
Office Phone
210 E Aaron Burr Hall

João Biehl is Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology and Faculty Associate at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. Biehl’s main research and teaching interests center on medical and political anthropology, ethnography and critical theory, the social studies of science and technology, global health, pharmaceuticals, affect and agency, and religion and German colonialism (with a regional focus on Latin America and Brazil).

Hanna Garth
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
On sabbatical for academic year 2023-2024
129 Aaron Burr Hall

Anthropology of Food; Consumption; Inequality; Medical Anthropology; Race and Racism; Social Justice; Activism; Latin America and the Caribbean; Women and Gender Studies; Black/African American Studies

Short Bio

Hanna Garth is a sociocultural and medical anthropologist…

Jeffrey D. Himpele
Director, VizE Lab
Lecturer in Anthropology
Office Phone
319 Aaron Burr Hall

Jeff directs the Anthropology Department’s VizE Lab, an innovative hub for researchers interested in visualizing anthropological knowledge through documentary video and data visualization. He is author of Circuits of Culture: Media, Politics, and Indigenous Identity in the Andes, and is a prize-winning documentary filmmaker.