Dr. J. A. English-Lueck  

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Dr. J.A.English-Lueck is a Professor of Anthropology at San Jose State University and an active Research Affiliate at the Institute for the Future. Dr. English-Lueck has a doctorate from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied social change and community life among alternative health practitioners, resulting in Health in the New Age: a Study in California Holistic Practices (1990). Chinese Intellectuals on the World Frontier (1997) emerged from a study of scientists and technologists in the People's Republic of China and Hong Kong. Since 1992, she has worked with C.N. Darrah at San Jose State to develop the Silicon Valley Cultures Project, conducting research on the region's distinctive culture. From this research emerged the book, Cultures@SiliconValley (2002), winner of the 2006 Diana Forsythe Prize. She is co-author on Busier than Ever! She is the author of the third book in the Silicon Valley Cultures series,Being and Well-being which explores the interactions of health and work across the lifespan. Dr. English-Lueck is also exploring narratives and practices of morality in green high-technology work in silicon places across the Pacific Rim.

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