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Jules Henry

Jules Henry, American anthropologist, educator. Fellow Center For Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, 1966-1967.; Fellow American Anthropological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

  • Henry, Jules was born on November 29, 1904 in New York City. Son of Julius and Fannie (Manheim) Henry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, College City New York, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1936.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Phyllis (Mistress Peter Kingsmill). Research assistant Columbia, 1934-1936, 38-39. Honorary professor of University Michoacan, Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico, 1940.

      Professor National Politecnic Institute, Mexico, D.F., 1940-1941. Linguist Departamento de Asuntos Indigenas, Mexico, 1940. With Office Interamerican Affairs, Department Labor, Department Agriculture, 1942-1947.

      Professor anthropology and sociology Washington University, St. Louis, 1947-1969. Cons., National Institute Mental Health, United States Office Education, World Health Organization, also educational instns., psychiatric hospitals Chief analyst United States Strategic Bombing Survey Japan, World World War World War II.

    Works

    • Author: Jungle People, 1941. Doll Play of Pilaga Indian Children, 1944. L’Observation Naturaliste des Familles D’Enfants Psychotiques, 1961.

      Culture Against Man, 1963. Pathways to Madness, 1972. Jules Henry on Education, 1972.

      Sham, Vulnerability and Other Forms of Self-Destruction, 1973. Also many articles.

    Membership

    Fellow Center For Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, 1966-1967. Fellow American Anthropological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Connections

    • Married Zunia Lotte Gechtman, August 27, 1934.
    • father: Julius Henry
    • mother: Fannie (Manheim) Henry
    • spouse: Zunia Lotte Gechtman
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    Born November 29, 1904
    Died September 23, 1969
    (aged 64)
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