Don Kulick is professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Kulick received his B.A. in Anthropology and Linguistics from Lund University in Sweden in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stockholm University in 1990. Previous academic positions include both Stockholm and Linköping Universities. He was previously a Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University. He has been considered one of Sweden's foremost queer theorists and was influential in introducing queer theory to Sweden.
Kulick works within the frameworks of both cultural and linguistic anthropology, and has carried out field work in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Italy and Sweden.
- Cameron, Deborah and Don Kulick, 2003. Language and Sexuality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Cameron, Deborah and Don Kulick, eds. 2006. The Language and Sexuality Reader. London: Routledge.
- Kulick, Don and Anne Meneley, eds. 2005. Fat: The Anthropology of an Obsession. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin.
- Kulick, Don and Margaret Willson, eds. 1995. Taboo: Sex, Identity, and Erotic Subjectivity in Anthropological Fieldwork. London: Routledge.
- Kulick, Don. 1992. Language Shift and Cultural Reproduction: Socialization, Self, and Syncretism in a Papua New Guinean Village. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Kulick, Don. 1998. Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- Kulick, Don. 2005. Queersverige [Queer Sweden]. Stockholm: Natur och Kultur.