People classified with "Anthropologist"

Total Cataloged: 9

Lee Cronk
Lee Cronk
Lee Cronk is a professor of anthropology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1989. His first book, That Complex Whole: Culture and the Evolution of Human Behavior, explored the possibility...

Occupation(s): Anthropologist
Specialty(ies): Pastoral Tribes
Contributions catalogued: 1
William Irons
William Irons
William Irons did his is doctoral research on the Yomut Turkmen, a group of pastoral nomads in northern Iran. He later returned to Iran for two more studies of the Yomut. The last study was an extensive demographic and economic...

Occupation(s): Anthropologist
Specialty(ies): Pastoral Tribes
Contributions catalogued: 2
Napoleon Chagnon
Napoleon Chagnon
Napoleon Chagnon has been labeled as the "most controversial anthropologist" in the United States in a New York Times Magazine profile preceding the publication of his book, Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes—the Yanomamö and the Anthropologists, a...

Occupation(s): Anthropologist
Specialty(ies): Rainforest Tribes, Social Commentary
Contributions catalogued: 6
Berthold Laufer
Berthold Laufer
Berthold Laufer was an anthropologist and historical geographer with an expertise in East Asian languages. The American Museum of Natural History calls him, "one of the most distinguished sinologists of his generation."

Occupation(s): Anthropologist, Philologist, Sinologist
Specialty(ies): East Asian Cultures
Contributions catalogued: 1
John Thompson
John Thompson
Sir John Eric Sidney Thompson, KBE was a leading English Mesoamerican archaeologist, ethnohistorian, and epigrapher. While working in the United States, he dominated Maya studies and particularly the study of the Maya script until well into the sixties of the...

Occupation(s): Anthropologist
Specialty(ies): Mayan Civilization
Contributions catalogued: 17