1 stepdau., Earline (Mistress Robert B. Churbuck). Came to the United States, 1929. International African Institute fellow London School Economics, 1933-1934.
Social Science Research Council fellow, Uganda, 1934-1936. Economics analyst Agriculture Department, New Mexico, 1939-1942, Coordinator’ General’ s Office Inter-American Affairs, Ecuador and Peru, 1942-1943, Foreign Economics Administration, Washington, 1943-1946. Anthropologist Smithsonian Institution, Brazil, 1946-1952.
Social science consultant International Cooperation Administration and predecessor agys., Brazil, 1953-1959. Social science consultant Agency for International Development, Surinam, 1959-1963. Professor anthropology Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1963-1965, Stanford, 1965, University of Southern California, 1965-1967, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1968-1971.