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...
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...
William James Sidis - IQ 200+ | Smartest person ever (4 of 4)
Part four (of four) of a meta-analysis ranking of the world's 37 greatest geniuses, child prodigies, and thinkers ever said to have had an IQ of 200 or above...
John Alden Mason
John Alden Mason (14 January 1885 – 7 November 1967) was an archaeological anthropologist and linguist.Mason was born in Orland, Indiana, but grew up in Philadelphia's Germantown. He received his unde...
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The Hero with a Thousand Faces
The Hero with a Thousand Faces (first published in 1949) is a non-fiction book, and seminal work of comparative mythology by Joseph Campbell. In this publication, Campbell discusses his theory of the ...
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Lila Abu-Lughod
Lila Abu-Lughod (born 1952) is an American with Palestinian and Jewish ancestry who is professor of Anthropology and Women's and Gender Studies at Columbia University in New York City. A specialist of...
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...
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...
Paul Farmer
Paul Edward Farmer (born October 26, 1959) is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing suitable health care to rural and under-resourced areas in ...
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Robert Redfield
Robert Redfield (December 4, 1897 – October 16, 1958) was an American anthropologist and ethnolinguist. Redfield graduated from the University of Chicago with Communication Studies, eventually with a ...
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 ...
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...
Brian J. McVeigh
Brian J. McVeigh (BA, MA, PhD) (born 1959) is a scholar of Asia who specializes in Japanese pop art, education, politics, and history. He is also a theorist of cultural psychology and historical chan...
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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Kenneth Good (anthropologist)
Kenneth Good is an anthropologist most noted for his work among the Yanomama and his account of his experiences with them: Into the Heart: One Man’s Pursuit of Love and Knowledge Among the Yanomama (w...
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...
Pauline Turner Strong
Pauline Turner Strong is an American anthropologist specializing in literary, historical, ethnographic, media, and popular representations of Native Americans. Theoretically her work has considered c...
William Curtis Farabee
William C. Farabee (1865–1925), the second individual to obtain a doctorate in physical anthropology from Harvard University, engaged in a wide range of anthropological work during his time as a profe...
Tom Boellstorff
Tom Boellstorff is an anthropologist based at the University of California, Irvine. In his career to date, his interests have included the anthropology of sexuality, the anthropology of globalization,...