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academic administrator , educator , consutlant

Edgar Vincent Winans, American Academic administrator, consutlant, educator. Social Science Research Council fellow, 1956-1958, Haines Foundation fellow, 1958; National Science Foundation grantee, 1962-1969, National Institutes of Health grantee, 1964-1966, Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1975-1976.

Background

Winans, Edgar Vincent was born on April 23, 1930 in Salt Lake City. Son of Edgar McKinley and Marye (Vincent) Winans.

Education

Bachelor in Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1952; Master of Arts in Sociology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959.

Career

Assistant professor, University of California, Riverside, 1959-1963; associate professor, University of California, Riverside, 1963-1965; professor, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1966; chair anthropology Department, University Washington, Seattle, 1973-1975, 93-; chair African studies Department, University Washington, Seattle, 1986-1992. Consultant adviser Ministry of Planning, Nairobi, Kenya, 1972-1974. Program officer Ford Foundation International Division, Nairobi, 1975-1978.

Visiting scholar U.Bergen, Norway, 1990. Member visiting mission International Labor Organisation, Kenya.

Membership

Board of directors Overlake School, Redmond, Washington, 1974-1990. Fellow American Anthropologist Association, American Ethnological Society, Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain, Sigma Xi. Member Tanzania Society.

Connections

Married Patricia Ann Boyce, June20, 1952. Children: Gretchen C., John B.

father:
Edgar McKinley Winans

mother:
Marye (Vincent) Winans

spouse:
Patricia Ann Boyce

children:
Gretchen C. Winans

John B. Winans