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Unique and Medically Diverse Health Culture in the Silicon Valley

On October 24, 2012 Dr. Jan English-Lueck spoke in the University Scholar Series hosted by Provost Ellen Junn at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. Dr. Jan English-Lueck is the associate dean of the College of Social Sciences and a distinguished anthropologist. She has written ethnographies detailing the lives of California's alternative healers and China's scientists. She is also the author of several books on Silicon Valley that explore how working in Silicon Valley shapes our communities, families, and bodies.

Date of Event

Fall 10-24-2012


Health behavior, California, Santa Clara Valley, Santa Clara County, Health attitudes, Public health, Anthropological aspects of public health, Industrial hygiene


Social and Cultural Anthropology


1 streaming video file (59 min.) : digital, sound, color. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

University Scholar Series: Jan English-Lueck