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Shankman, Paul

Professor Emerita/Emeritus

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Research

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  • Most of my recent research activity has focused on Margaret Mead, the early history of American anthropology, and the controversy over Mead's research in American Samoa in the 1920s. Since the publication of my book, The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of an Anthropological Controversy, I have been working on other projects involving Mead.

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  • Margaret Mead, history of anthropology

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ANTH 4580 - The Holocaust: An Anthropological Perspective
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Focuses on the Holocaust during the Third Reich, which involved the murder of millions of people, including six million Jews. Reviews the Holocaust's history, dynamics and consequences as well as other genocides of the 20th century, using an anthropological approach. Same as JWST 4580.
  • JWST 4580 - The Holocaust: An Anthropological Perspective
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Focuses on the Holocaust during the Third Reich, which involved the murder of millions of people, including six million Jews. Reviews the Holocaust's history, dynamics and consequences as well as other genocides of the 20th century, using an anthropological approach. Same as ANTH 4580.

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