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Professor Stanley Ulijaszek

Stanley Ulijaszek MA (Oxford), MA (Cambridge), BSc (Manchester), MSc, PhD (London) is a nutritional anthropologist whose work centres on the evolutionary basis for, and cultural diversity in, nutritional health. This includes both undernutrition and obesity, and the diseases associated with them. He has carried out research in India, Nepal, Sarawak, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, the Cook Islands, Poland and Australia. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Human Comparative Biology (Homo) and is the Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (

Contact Information:


Tel +44 (0)1865 274692

Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

51 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PE. UK


Teaching and Research Interests

You can download and listen to podcasts by Stanley Ulijaszek on iTunes U here.

Current research interests include Papua New Guinea and the Pacific, nutritional anthropology, and human ecology.

Publications lists:
Links to selected articles and chapters can be found at:

Publications and Podcasts


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