Jamie Tehrani (Durham University)
Jamie Tehrani is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology, in Durham University. He received his PhD in Anthropology at University College London. His current work focuses mainly on the transmission of popular narratives, such as traditional folktales, urban legends and modern day conspiracy theories. More generally, he is interested in cultural evolution of folklore and material culture, with particular focus on the application of phylogenetic methods to these subjects.
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