Sarah Lamb

Sarah Lamb

Sarah Lamb is Barbara Mandel Professor of Humanistic Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University. Her research focuses on aging, gender, families, ethical strivings and understandings of personhood in India and the United States. Her several books include White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender and Body in North India; and Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives. As an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, Lamb is currently writing a book on her decades of ethnographic fieldwork in North America, India and China titled Successful Aging’s Global Moment: Visions and Dilemmas of Aging Well.

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White Saris and Sweet Mangoes by Sarah Lamb, 2000
Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession by Sarah Lamb, 2017

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