Professor Atwood Gaines named editor of two medical anthropology book series

Atwood GainesAtwood Gaines, professor of anthropology, bioethics, nursing and psychiatry, has been selected to edit two new medical anthropology book series from Springer.

The first is a series titled Cultural Studies of Science and Medicine, and the second is titled Millennial Medical Anthropology. The latter is a paperback/e-book format series.

The first publications in the series will appear in the fall of this year. The two series represent two of the three in medical anthropology, which is the largest field in anthropology.

Gaines also is the editor-in-chief of Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, which has become the No. 1 journal in medical anthropology under his editorship.