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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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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

Edgar McKinley Winans

Marye (Vincent) Winans

Patricia Ann Boyce

Gretchen C. Winans

John B. Winans