Prof. Roy Grinker George Washington University, USA

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Roy Grinker is Professor of Anthropology, the Human Sciences, and International Affairs at George Washington University. He received his BA in anthropology from Grinnell College, and his MA and PhD in anthropology from Harvard University. He has served on the faculties of Harvard University, Carleton College, and The George Washington... read moreUniversity, and was a senior Asia Fellow at the Atlantic Council of the United States in Washington, D.C. from 1996-1998. He is the world's leading authority presenting on autism for lay audiences, combining a mastery of the latest medical knowledge and a deep personal understanding of social and cultural context in accessible, non-technical language. He wrote the award-winning book Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism after his daughter was diagnosed with autism.