Trading Pom-Poms For Field Boots: Mireya Mayor's Big Break
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A data genius computes the ultimate American road trip
Calculating the fastest way to drive between all 50 landmarks – 2,500 individual routes – could theoretically take forever by hand, but Olson used the same genetic algorithm he used to find a search p...
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Trading Pom-Poms For Field Boots: Mireya Mayor's Big Break
The explorer's life plays out like an adventure film. But before she ever went diving with great whites, she was cheering for the Miami Dolphins — until a required science course changed her plans. Mi...
William Montague Cobb
Dr. William Montague Cobb was a pioneering 20th-century physical anthropologist. As the first African American to earn a Ph.D in anthropology, and the only one until after the Korean War, his main foc...
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A data genius computes the ultimate American road trip
Calculating the fastest way to drive between all 50 landmarks – 2,500 individual routes – could theoretically take forever by hand, but Olson used the same genetic algorithm he used to find a search p...
Talal Asad
Talal Asad (born 1932) is an anthropologist at the CUNY Graduate Center.Asad has made important theoretical contributions to post-colonialism, Christianity, Islam, and ritual studies and has recently ...
Clifford Geertz
Clifford James Geertz (August 23, 1926 – October 30, 2006) was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology, ...
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Theodora Kroeber
Theodora Kracaw Kroeber Quinn (March 24, 1897 – July 4, 1979) was a writer and anthropologist, best known for her accounts of Ishi, the last member of the Yahi tribe of California, and for her retelli...
Anne Chapman
Anne MacKaye Chapman (c. 1922 – June 12, 2010) was a Franco-American ethnologist. She studied the Mesoamerican civilizations and especially the Tolupan (Jicaque) people of Honduras. She had visited Ma...
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Carl H. Berendt
Carl H. Berendt (1817–1878) was an American anthropologist.
Carl Berendt was born in 1817. He worked in Mexico and Central America where he studied the ethnology and philology of the natives. His ...
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Theodoor de Booy
Theodoor Hendrik Nikolaas de Booy (December 5, 1882 – February 18, 1919) was a Dutch-born American archaeologist.De Booy was born as son of a Vice Admiral in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands. At the age of...
Stanley Marion Garn
Stanley Marion Garn Ph.D. (October 27, 1922 – August 31, 2007) was a human biologist and educator. He was Professor of Anthropology at the College for Literature, Science and Arts and Professor of Nut...
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Ronald C. Simons
Ronald C. Simons (born June 25, 1935), MD, MA is a psychiatrist and anthropologist best known for his work on latah, a culture-bound syndrome found predominantly in Malaysia and Indonesia. He has writ...
Scott Atran
Scott Atran (born 1952) is an American and French anthropologist who is a Director of Research in Anthropology at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris, Senior Research Fellow at O...
Liza Dalby
Liza Crihfield Dalby (born 1950) is an American anthropologist and novelist specializing in Japanese culture. For her graduate studies, Dalby studied and performed fieldwork in Japan of the geisha co...
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Carole C. Noon
Carole Cooney Noon (July 14, 1949 – May 2, 2009) was a primatologist best known for founding (in 1997) Save the Chimps, a Florida non-profit chimpanzee sanctuary that is the largest such sanctua...
Erik Mueggler
Erik Mueggler is an American anthropologist, and Professor at the University of Michigan.
He attended Deep Springs College and graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in socio-cultural anthr...
Edward T. Hall
Edward Twitchell Hall, Jr. (May 16, 1914 – July 20, 2009) was an American anthropologist and cross-cultural researcher. He is remembered for developing the concept of social cohesion, a descript...
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Judith Shapiro
Judith R. Shapiro (born January 24, 1942) is a former President of Barnard College, a liberal arts college for women affiliated with Columbia University; as President of Barnard, she was also an acade...
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas (born September 13, 1931) is an American author. She has published fiction and non-fiction books and articles on animal behavior, Paleolithic life, and the !Kung Bushmen...
Anthony Leeds
Anthony Leeds (January 26, 1925 – February 20, 1989) was an anthropologist best known for his work in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro and on urban-rural relations in Brazil.
He received his B.A. in ...
Dorothy D. Lee
Dorothy Demetracopolou Lee (1905-1975) was an American anthropologist, author and philosopher of cultural anthropology. She was Greek by birth and was educated, married, and raised her children in Ame...
Douglas R. White
Douglas R. White (born 1942) is an American complexity researcher, social anthropologist, sociologist, and social network researcher at the University of California, Irvine.
Douglas White was born...
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