Cynthia Mahmood

Cynthia Mahmood

Title: Frank Moore Endowed Chair in Anthropology and Professor of Anthropology
Department: Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Religious Studies
Office Location: Weller Center 133
Phone: 641-628-5916
Email: mahmoodc@central.edu


B.A. from New College
M.A. from Tulane University
Ph.D. from Tulane University

Areas of Expertise

Cultural anthropology, human rights/justice, links between humanities and social sciences

About Cynthia Mahmood

Cynthia Mahmood holds the Frank Moore Endowed Chair in Anthropology. She has written five books and many academic articles and is an internationally known speaker. Mahmood frequently testifies on human rights concerns in legal settings and is a consultant to several governments. 

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