Originally posted on American Anthropological Association:
Listen to the latest edition of Ordinary Anthropologists Doing Extraordinary Things, featuring Dr. Robert Lemelson of Elemental Productions.
Dr. Lemelson is an anthropologist and ethnographic filmmaker whose work focuses on personal experience, culture and mental illness, especially in Indonesia. He is an adjunct professor at the UCLA Department of Anthropology and research anthropologist at the University’s internationally renowned Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior in its Center for Culture and Health. He is also the founder and CEO Los Angeles-based documentary film company Elemental Productions, which brings together scholars with Hollywood filmmakers to create educational and impactful content.