Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Anthropology of religion, psychological anthropology; Fieldwork in Guatemala, Colombia and Venezuela, and the United States.
Especially interested in epistemological issues relating to the study of religions and beliefs.
University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania, M.A.
Princeton University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Interim Vice-President, Anthropology of Religion Section, American Anthropological Association, 1997-1998 (1997)
President, Society for the Anthropology of Religion (1997)
Sir Isaac Wolfson Prize (1978)
American Council of Learned Societies, Travel Grant (1976)
National Science Foundation Grant (1970)
National Endowment on the Arts and Humanities, Grant (1967)
National Science Foundation Grant (1967)
Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellowship (1966)
Honorable Mention, Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, University of Connecticut (1963)
Organization of American States Fellowship, 1958-1959 (1958)