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Orin Starn

Professor of Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
205 Friedl, Durham, NC 27708


Orin Starn is Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History. His interests include technology and internet studies; social movements and indigenous politics, sports and society;cultural theory and the history of anthropology; Latin America; Latinx experience; Europe; Native America.  See for more information.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor of Cultural Anthropology · 2005 - Present Cultural Anthropology, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of History · 2010 - Present History, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society · 2014 - Present Duke Science & Society, Initiatives

Education, Training & Certifications

Stanford University · 1989 Ph.D.
The University of Chicago · 1982 B.A.