About the Author

Paul Stoller is a professor of anthropology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Stoller's work has resulted in the publication of 11 books, including ethnographies, biographies, and memoirs. In 1994 he was awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2002, the American Anthropological Association named him the recipient of the Robert B. Textor Award for Excellence in Anthropology. He lectures frequently both in the United States and Europe and has appeared on various NPR programs as well as on the National Geographic Television Network.
Hometown: Wilmington, DE