Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Social anthropology. Urban social organization. Psychosocial transitions. Families and households. Computer-mediated communication. United States. Africa.
Current research focuses on the ways in which people behave when communicating and interacting online (in cyberspace) and on the cultural contexts of household economics, examining the ways in which householders manage financial and other resources.
University of Rochester, Ph.D.
Colby College, B.A.
Awards and Honors
National Endowment for Humanities Research Grant (1989 - 1992)
National Institute of Mental Health Grant (1971 - 1972)
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