Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. Elizabeth Anne Davis

Assistant Professor

Princeton University

Department of Anthropology

Program in Hellenic Studies


PhD (Social/Cultural Anthropology) UC Berkeley 2005
MA (Social/Cultural Anthropology) UC Berkeley 1999
MPhil (History and Philosophy of Architecture) University of Cambridge 1998
BA (Anthropology) Harvard University 1997

Principal Publications

Bad Souls: An Ethnography of Madness and Responsibility in Greek Thrace. Duke University Press (2012).

Scenes of Secrecy: Investigating Suspicion and Security (editor). Edited Collection (under review).

Greek Translation of the Psychiatric CIDI-10 (Composite International Diagnostic Interview), Official Publications of the World Health Organization. (co-author) (Forthcoming).

2010. "The Antisocial Profile: Deception and Intimacy in Greek Psychiatry," Cultural Anthropology, February 2010 issue (25:1).

2006. "Interpersonal Support Evaluation List (ISEL) - College Version: Validation and Application in a Greek Sample," International Journal of Social Psychiatry 52 (6): 552-60. (co-author)

2005. "Mental Health Problems in the Elderly in Residential Care in Greece - A Pilot Study," Aging & Mental Health 9 (2): 142-145. (co-author)

1999. "Metamorphosis in the Culture Market of Niger," American Anthropologist 101 (3): 485-501.

Department of Anthropology
Room 116, Aaron Burr Hall
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ 08544

(609) 258-8864
(609) 258-1032 (F)


Areas of Specialization

Anthropology of Greece, Cyprus, European Union
Medical and Psychological Anthropology
Peace and Conflict
Liberalism and Human Rights
Film and Visual Culture

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Conflict and Tolerance in the Mediterranean
Anthropology of Peace
Anthropology of the Psyche
Borders and the Body Politic: History and Anthropology in Greece and Cyprus

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