Anthropology
Contact
Department Chair:
Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway, Chair

Administrative Assistant:
Judi Davidson

Department Email:


Phone: (440) 775-8970
Fax: (440) 775-8644

Location:
King Building 305
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074-1019

Baron Pineda

Baron Pineda

Associate Professor of Anthropology (2003)

Contact Information

E-mail:


Office:
King Building 320C
(440) 775-8790

Personal Office Hours:
Or by appointment

Baron Pineda

Baron Pineda

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, University California Berkeley, 1989
  • Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1991
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1998


Baron Pineda is a cultural anthropologist specializing in human rights, indigenous peoples and Latin America. He is the author of Shipwrecked Identities: Navigating Race on Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast (Rutgers University Press) as well as numerous articles in scholarly journals. He has a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric and Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master's Degree and PhD from the University of Chicago. Since 2002 he has been conducting field research on global indigenous politics at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. He is currently Chair and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Oberlin College.