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Douglas Feldman

Dean FeldmanPhD, SUNY Stony Brook
Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology

Spring 2016 Course Schedule:

Ant. 261 - The Anthropology of Sex (Syllabus)
Monday & Wednesday 5:05 - 6:20 pm

Ant. 317 - Culture and AIDS (Syllabus)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1:25 - 2:15 pm

Ant. 323 - Anthropological Perspectives on Global Issues (Syllabus)
Wednesday 6:30-9:15 PM

Spring 2016 Office Hours:

Monday and Wednesday - 11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Office: C15, Cooper Hall
Office Phone: (585) 395-5709
E-mail: dfeldman@brockport.edu
Curriculum vitae:
Feldman CV

Courses Taught

  • ANT 201  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANT 261  The Anthropology of Sex
  • ANT 317  Culture and AIDS
  • ANT 321  Culture Change
  • ANT 323  Anthropological Perspectives on Global Issues
  • ANT 405/505  Applied Anthropology
  • ANT 412/512  Medical Anthropology
  • ANT 461 Anthropology Internship
  • ANT 499 Independent Study

Areas of Specialization

AIDS social research, global policy issues, health policy analysis, medical anthropology, applied anthropology, human sexuality, social epidemiology, health demography, health education, qualitative research methods, HIV prevention and interventions, evaluation of health services; United States, sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia and Hungary.

Current Research Projects

Conducting a cognitive anthropology study, in collaboration with Trillium Health, on the attitudes, beliefs, norms, and values of gay and bisexual men in Rochester, concerning seven health risks for various sub-groups within the gay and bisexual male community, 2012-present.
 

Selected Publications

Douglas A. Feldman and Irene Ketonen. (2015) "Street and Community Outreach to
African Americans for HIV Vaccine Trials Recruitment: What Went Wrong? Curare
37(2):113-120.

Douglas A. Feldman (ed.) AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men.  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Douglas A. Feldman. “Not One Inch: The Ruthless Politics of Developing an AIDS Community-Based Organization,” In: AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men (D.A. Feldman, ed.). Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Douglas A. Feldman. “Introduction,” In: AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men (D.A. Feldman, ed.)Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Douglas A. Feldman. “Postscript,” In: AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men (D.A. Feldman, ed.).  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2010.

Douglas A. Feldman. Ethnicity and Health Care Delivery: Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2009.

Douglas A. Feldman (ed.) AIDS, Culture, and Africa.  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008.

Douglas A. Feldman, Chitalu N.W., O’Hara Murdock P., Bhat G., Gomez-Marin O., Johnson  J., Mwinga K., Baboo K.S. “Attitudes Toward HIV/AIDS Among Zambian High School Students,” In: AIDS, Culture and Africa (D.A. Feldman, ed.)  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008.

Douglas A. Feldman. “Introduction,” and “Anthropological Perspectives on AIDS Research in Africa,” In: AIDS, Culture and Africa (D.A. Feldman, ed.)  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008.

Douglas A. Feldman. “Conclusion – It’s Not Just About AIDS: The Underlying Agenda to Control HIV in Africa,” In: AIDS, Culture and Africa (D.A. Feldman, ed.)  Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2008.

Douglas A. Feldman. “So, What Did You Say Medical Anthropology Is?: SMA         Presidential Address, AAA Annual Meeting, November 16, 2012, San Francisco,”      Second Opinion (newsletter of the Society for Medical Anthropology), April 2013, pp.5-7.

Douglas A. Feldman. “From the SMA President,” Second Opinion, April 2013,

Douglas A. Feldman. “President’s Message on SMA Meeting in Spain,” Second   Opinion, January 2013, p. 3.

Douglas A. Feldman. “From the SMA President,” Second Opinion, January 2013, p.8.

Douglas A. Feldman. Book review of “The Republic of Therapy: Triage and Sovereignty in West Africa’s Time of AIDS,” by Vinh-Kim Nguyen. American Ethnologist. 40(2).

Douglas A. Feldman. “The First 400 Days: Assessing the Obama Administration’s HIV/AIDS Policy,” AIDS and Anthropology Research Group Bulletin, November 2010, p.6.

Douglas A. Feldman. "Student Paper Guidelines for Using eHRAF: One Professor's Experience (Level I)," Teaching eHRAF, New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files, 2010, online article – http://www.yale.edu/hraf/StudentPaper_Guidelines.htm .

Douglas A. Feldman.  "The Future of HIV/AIDS: Why Anthropologists Are Needed More Than Ever in the Great Recession," Anthropology News, October 2009, pp.64-65.

Douglas A. Feldman.  “AIDS Treatment: Federal Relief Program Does Poor Job at Fighting Disease,” The Buffalo News. December 18, 2007, p.A14 (op-ed).

Douglas A. Feldman. 2006. (With Sharma, Anjali, E Burkusi, S Posner, E Ngugi, and C Cohen) Sex Preparation and Diaphragm Acceptability in Sex Work in Nairobi, Kenya, Sexual Health 3(4): 261-268.

Douglas A. Feldman. 2006. PEPFAR Is Not the Answer to the Global AIDS Crisis, Anthropology News, November 2006:3.

Douglas A. Feldman. 2005A. Global AIDS Consensus?, Anthropology News, May 2005:4.

Douglas A. Feldman. 2004. (With Deborah L. Jones, SM Weiss, GJ Bhat, V Bwalya, and D Budash) “A Sexual Barrier Intervention for HIV+/- Zambian Women: Acceptability and Use of Vaginal Chemical Barriers “  Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health), 10(1):27-33.

Douglas A. Feldman. 2004. Too Many Strings Constrict U.S. Funding for AIDS Fight,” Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, August 3, 2004:7A (op-ed).

Douglas A. Feldman. 2003. Problems with the Uganda Model for HIV/AIDS Prevention,” Anthropology News, October 2003.

Douglas A. Feldman. 2003. Reassessing AIDS Priorities and Strategies for Africa: ABC vs. ACCDGLMT,” AIDS and Anthropology Bulletin, 15(2):5-8.

Last Updated 1/26/16

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Events

Please join us on Thursday, April 14, from 5 to 6:15 pm in Edwards 106 for our second lecture in our Marjorie Helen Stewart Speaker series from Dr. Micah Morton, titled, "Reframing the boundaries of indigenism: Akha mobile indigeneities in the Upper Mekong Region."