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Thomas Williamson
Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the department

B.A. - St. Olaf College Ph.D - University of Michigan

  • Office Hours
  • Spring 2015 - Mondays 12:30-2:30 pm, Fridays 12:30-2:00 pm, and by appointment


Tom Williamson teaches courses on theory, Southeast Asia, medical anthropology, and globalization.  Much of his work is based on research done in Malaysia over the past 25 years. Tom graduated from St. Olaf and earned his Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of Michigan. He lives in St. Paul with his wife and two daughters.

Tom teaches the following courses

239 Modern Southeast Asia

262 Global Interdependence

267 Medical Anthropology

292 Anthropological Theory