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author , Anthropology educator

David Whitwell McCurdy, American anthropology educator, author. Foreign Area Training fellow, Ford Foundation, India, 1961-1963, Anthropology Development grantee, Hill Foundation, 1966-1969, Bush Foundation grantee, India, 1985.

Background

McCurdy, David Whitwell was born on September 30, 1935 in New York City. Son of Henry Benson and Theodora (Wilson) McCurdy.

Education

Bachelor, Cornell University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1964. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor anthropology Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1964—1966. Professor anthropology Macalester College, St. Paul, since 1966. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1958.

Works

Membership

Member Democratic Farmer-Labor State Central Committee, Minnesota, 1968. Fellow: Anthropol. Association. Member: Gold Wing Road Riders Association, United Sidecar Association, American Federation Musicians, Society Anthropology and Education, Medical Anthropol.

Society, Central States Anthropol. Society, American Ethnological Society, Phi Kappa Psi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Carolyn Durham, July 26, 1957. Children: Victoria W., David D., Alexander M., Heather W.

father:
Henry Benson McCurdy

mother:
Theodora (Wilson) McCurdy

spouse:
Carolyn Durham

children:
Victoria W. McCurdy

David D. McCurdy

Alexander M. McCurdy

Heather W. McCurdy