Michael Taussig

Department of Anthropology , Columbia University

Michael Taussig teaches anthropology at Columbia University. He is the author of groundbreaking works, including The Devil and Commodity Fetishism (1980); Shamanism, Colonialism, and the Wild Man (1987); The Nervous System (1992); Mimesis and Alterity (1993); Law in a Lawless Land (1993); My Cocaine Museum (2004); and What Color is the Sacred (2009).