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Dr Andrew Beatty

Dr Andrew Beatty
Senior Lecturer In Anthropology

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I became interested in anthropology after spending a couple of years travelling in Asia; conducted several years’ fieldwork in Indonesia in two contrasting settings: tribal Nias and Muslim Java; British Academy Postdoc 1990-3; worked at Brunel since 1998; in 2007 launched the first Masters in psychological anthropology outside the USA.


  • DPhil Anthropology (Oxford)
  • MSc Anthropology (Oxford)
  • English Literature (York)

Newest selected publications

Beatty, A. (2019) 'Emotional Worlds: Beyond an Anthropology of Emotion'. Cambridge University Press. ISSN 10: 1107020999 ISSN 13: 9781107020993


Beatty, AW. (2016) 'Psychological anthropology: an awkward hybrid?', in Coleman, S., Hyatt, S. and Kingsolver, A. (eds.) Routledge Companion to Contemporary Anthropology. Routledge Companions. pp. 382 - 399. ISBN 10: 0415583950. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Beatty, AW. (2016) 'Poor people'. Anthropology Of This Century (AOTC), 17 (October 2016). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 2047-6345 Open Access Link

Journal article

Beatty, A. (2015) 'After the Ancestors: An Anthropologist's Story'. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. ISSN 10: 1107477409 ISSN 13: 9781107477407


Beatty, A. (2014) 'Anthropology and emotion'. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 20 (3). pp. 545 - 563. ISSN: 1359-0987 Open Access Link

Journal article
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