Lamont Lindstrom

Lamont Lindstrom, Kendall Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Tulsa, has long-term research interests in Vanuatu and other Melanesian countries focused on local knowledge systems and social movements, kava, urban migration, World War Two ethnohistory, contemporary chiefs and the politics of tradition, cultural policy development, sociolinguistics, urban migration and personhood, and early photography. Tanna Times: Islanders in the World (University of Hawai’i Press, 2021) is his latest book.