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Tom Boellstorff is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, USA and Editor-in-Chief of American Anthropologist, the flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association. He obtained his bachelors degrees in Linguistics and Music and later obtained his Ph.D in Anthropology from Stanford University. He also went to Advanced Indonesian Institute for Language study in Makassar, Indonesia.

He is the author of The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia (Princeton University Press, 2005) – its Indonesian translation was released on July 30, 2009; A Coincidence of Desires: Anthropology, Queer Studies, Indonesia (Duke University Press, 2007); and Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human (Princeton University Press, 2008). He is also a Core Faculty member for the Culture and Theory Ph.D. program at Irvine, as well as a Program Faculty member for the Arts, Computation, and Engineering graduate program. He has worked as a consultant for the Intel Corporation, and sits on the advisory boards of two community-based HIV/AIDS organizations in Indonesia.

He speaks English, Indonesian, German and Russian.

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