Theodore Bestor

Theodore Bestor

Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology (On Leave Fall 2020)
Theodore Bestor

Research Interests

Food systems and culture; the global fishing industry; the impact of the March 11 earthquake, tsunami, and radiation disasters on Japanese society as a whole; urban environments and infrastructures; Japan, East Asia, North Atlantic.

Related Publications

Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World (University of California, 2004)

Faculty Department



Contact Information

Tozzer Anthropology Building 314

Research Areas

Alphabetical by Last Name