Media Contacts

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Below are the names and contact information of the original 11 authors of the pledge.  

Catherine Besteman

Professor of Anthropology, 4702 Mayflower Hill, Colby College, Waterville, ME  04901, USA


Andrew Bickford

George Mason University


Gregory Feldman

The University of British Columbia


Roberto J. González
Department of Anthropology, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA  95192-0113, USA 

Tel: (408) 924-5715 


Hugh Gusterson

Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, Cultural Studies Program,George Mason University, MSN-3G5, Robinson Hall B445A, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA

Tel: 703-993-4084


Gustaaf Houtman


Jean Jackson 

Professor of Anthropology, MIT, 16-214 MIT, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Kanhong Lin

American University

Catherine Lutz

Department of Anthropology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912-1921, USA

Tel: 401-863-2779


David Price

Associate Professor of Anthropology, Saint Martin's University, 5300 Pacific Ave., Lacey, Washington, 98503, USA 

Tel: 360-438-4295 



David Vine

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW,

Washington, DC 20016, USA