Bret Gustafson is associate professor of sociocultural anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. His work focuses on the anthropology of politics and the political, particularly Latin American social movements, state transformation, and the politics of development.
Posts by Bret Gustafson
The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?