Rebecca Huss-Ashmore

Professor Emerita, Anthropology


University of Massachusetts Ph.D. 1984

Research Interests

Medical anthropology (healing systems, semiotics of healing, narrative, discourse, cosmetic surgery); Psychological anthropology (self and identity, cultural models of mental illness); Human adaptibility.


Anthropology Department Faculty; Research Associate, Population Studies Center; Associate Curator-in-Charge, Physical Anthropology Section, University Museum; Anthropology Graduate Group; History and Sociology of Science Graduate Group.

Faculty Status