Neil Turner


Neil Turner is an American anthropologist living in Salvador, Brazil for nine years with a background in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. He holds a M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology. In the USA, he worked as a data analyst for the American College of Physicians and as a computer information technician. As a professor, he has taught at Tufts University, Boston, California State University, Los Angeles, and American Pathways University, Denver. Also, he has authored several essays, papers and lectured. His work in medical anthropology has been published by Grin Publishing, Munich, Germany and the Italian online anthropology journal, Antrocom. Currently, he is teaching TOEFL, ESL and conducting ethnographic fieldwork for a book and documentary on Brazil.

Smashwords Interview

What do your fans mean to you?
The people that are interested in reading my books, fans or followers, whatever the correct term may be, are very important to my inspiration process. It is the fan and their need to experience or know something, something that I may have already experienced or have some knowledge about the subject that inspires me to write. Now, I'm not interested in making a lot of money or in becoming famous as a writer. It is more important to me that the reader understand what I am trying to say in my books rather than some financial or prestigious goal.
What are you working on next?
Currently, I am working on a textbook for colleges and universities. It is a work that is designed to assist students that are interested in Latin American Studies. Latin America is a very interesting place with a very distinct culture that to a large extent is unknown by outsiders. My work focuses on trying to interpret and explain to non-Latins what their culture is really like. More important, Latin America is home to vast differences not only in geography and region but in economic, cultural, educational, political and demographic practices. Many of which are woven together into a vast matrix of forms and processes that constitute its linguistic, perceptual, and practical domains.
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Black American Men and Brazilian Women
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Cross-cultural relationships between Black American Men and Brazilian Women

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