George Dearborn Spindler

George Dearborn Spindler, 94, passed away on July 1 in North Carolina. He was born in 1920 in central Wisconsin, his lifelong favorite place. He earned a masters in psychology from Wisconsin (1947) and his doctorate in anthropology from UCLA (1951). He joined Stanford’s faculty in both anthropology and education in 1952. In 1978, he […]

Bernd Lambert

Bernd Lambert, 82, professor of anthropology emeritus and a faculty member in Cornell’s College of Arts and Sciences since 1964, died January 3 at home in Ithaca, NY. The cultural anthropologist was an authority on kinship among the Pacific islanders of the Republic of Kiribas (formerly, the Gilbert Islands). At Cornell, where he was promoted […]

Ward H Goodenough

Ward H Goodenough, a longtime University of Pennsylvania anthropologist, died June 9, 2013. He began his teaching career at Penn in 1949, where he became department chair in 1976, and university professor in 1980. Since 1989, he served as emeritus professor. Goodenough also taught at various other universities in the US as well as at […]