Dr. Jeffrey Schonberg

Lecturer and research fellow

Jeff is an award-winning medical and visual anthropologist. A recipient of the Paul Farmer Global Citizenship Award from the Society for Public Anthropology, and a Committee on Teaching Excellence Award at University of California, Berkeley. 

Dr. Schonberg is currently a lecturer in the Department of Anthropology at San Francisco State University and a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Social Issues at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the co-author, (with Philippe Bourgois), of the best-selling, Leeds award-winning photo-ethnography, Righteous Dopefiend, which is currently in its twelfth edition. A traveling exhibition entitled Righteous Dopefiend: Homelessness, Addiction, and Poverty in Urban America accompany the book. His latest research is on homicide and gentrification in Oakland, California.



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