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Thomas A. Abercrombie

Thomas A. Abercrombie, American anthropologist, historian. Member American Anthropological Association, American History Association, American Society Ethnohistory, Society Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, Society Latin American Anthropology.

Background

  • Abercrombie, Thomas A. was born on January 22, 1951 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Norman Thomas Abercrombie and Margaret Elizabeth Steere.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of General Studies, University Michigan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1986.

    Career

    • Assistant professor history University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1990-1995. Associate professor anthropology New York University, since 1995. Author: Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History Among an Andean People, 1998 (Best book in Ethnohistory American Society Ethnohistory 1999).

    Membership

    Member American Anthropological Association, American History Association, American Society Ethnohistory, Society Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, Society Latin American Anthropology.

    Connections

    • Life partner, Sarah Elizabeth Penry.
    • father: Norman Thomas Abercrombie
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth Steere
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    Born January 22, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      University Michigan
    • 1986
      University Chicago
    • 1990 - 1995
      Assistant, professor history University Miami
      Coral Gables, Cayman Islands
    • 1995
      associate, professor anthropology New York University