Stanley Ulijaszek

School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography
51/53 Banbury Road

Professor of Human Ecology & Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity

Stanley's research interests centre on the biocultural ecology of human populations past and present, and nutritional anthropology.

He is particularly interested in understanding patterns of human growth and development as markers of well-being, the relationships between nutrition, disease and reproduction in tropical seasonal environments, and the effects of economic change on nutritional health.

He has carried out research in India, Nepal, Sarawak, Bangladesh and the Cook Islands, and maintains ongoing research in Papua New Guinea and Poland.

He is Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO).


Recent Relevant Publications: 

Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Socio-economic Status, Forms of Capital and Obesity, J Gastrointest Canc, 2012

Stanley Ulijaszek, Childhood Obesity as an Amplifier of Societal Inequality in the United States, Chapter in Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity, 2011

Stanley Ulijaszek and John Komlos, From a History of Anthropometry to Anthropometric History, Chapter in Human Variation: From the Laboratory to the Field, 2009

Stanley Ulijaszek, Obesity: a disorder of convenience, obesity reviews (2007) 8 (Suppl. 1), 183–187

Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Frameworks of population obesity and the use of cultural consensus modeling in the study of environments contributing to obesity, Economics and Human Biology 5 (2007) 443–457

Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Human eating behaviour in an evolutionary ecological context, Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2002), 61, 517–526