Aake G. B. Hultkrantz Edit Profile
Licentiate in Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1946. Licentiate in History of Religions, University Stockholm, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, University Stockholm, 1953.
Docent, U. Stockholm, 1954-1958;
professor comparative religion, chairman Institute Comparative Religion, U. Stockholm, 1958-1986;
professor emeritus, U. Stockholm, since 1986. Gifford lecturer U. Aberdeen, Scotland, 1981-1982. Foerster lecturer University of California, Berkeley, 1983.
Visiting professor various universities in the United States, Canada, WesternEurope, Hungary. Field researcher among Shoshoni Indians, and the Arapaho, Flathead, Stoney and Chumash tribes, since 1948.
Married Geraldine C. Pratchett, June 11, 1960. Children: Desiree, Birgitta.