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David Rodnick

David Rodnick, American anthropologist, educator. Fellow American Sociological Association, American Anthropological Association, Society Applied Anthropology, American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Society International Development, Society History of Technology, American Academy Political and Social Science, International Studies Association.

Background

  • Rodnick, David was born on May 10, 1908 in New Haven. Son of Louis David and Bryna (Kaplan) Rodnick.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1931. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1936.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Amie Bowman. Assistant director Institute International Social Research, Princeton, New Jersey, 1955-1959. Chairman, professor div. social science Inter American U., P.R., 1959-1961.

      Professor sociology and anthropology Iowa Wesleyan College, 1961-1963. Senior sociologist Operations Research, Inc., Washington, 1963-1965. Professor sociology and anthropology Texas Technological U., Lubbock, 1965-1975.

      Visiting professor U. Hamburg (West Germany), 1975-1977, consultant, 1977-1980. Consultant Columbia University Project in Contemporary Cultures, 1947-1951. Social Science Research Council grantee.

      Fulbright Senior Research professor in Norway and Germany.

    Works

    • Author: The Fort Belknap Assiniboine, 1938, reprinted, 1978. Postwar Germans, 1948. The Norwegians, 1955.

      An Introduction to Man and His Development, 1966. The Strangled Democracy, 1970. Essays on an America in Transition, 1972.

      Man’s Quest For Autonomy, 1974. A Portrait of Two German Cities: Lübeck and Hamburg, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow American Sociological Association, American Anthropological Association, Society Applied Anthropology, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Society International Development, Society History of Technology, American Academy Political and Social Science, International Studies Association.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Wright Amis, March 24, 1945.
    • father: Louis David Rodnick
    • mother: Bryna (Kaplan) Rodnick
    • spouse: Elizabeth Wright Amis
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    Born March 10, 1908
    Died October 9, 1980
    (aged 72)
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