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anthropology educator , Educational director

Gary Brana-Shute, American anthropology educator, educational director. Named Fulbright-Hays scholar, Suriname, 1979. Fellow American Anthropol. Association, Caribbean Studies Association.


Brana-Shute, Gary was born on June 19, 1945 in Ossining, New York, United States. Son of Monroe B. and Vivian W. (Madden) Shute.


Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Oswego, 1967. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1974.


Professor anthropology, Florida International U., Miami, 1980-1981;professor anthropology, College Charleston, South Carolina., 1981-1985;professor anthropology, U. Utrecht, The Netherlands, 1987-1990;professor anthropology, University of Southern California, Beaufort, 1990-1991;professor, Foreign Svc. Instituteprofessor anthropology, George Washington University. Election observer/Suriname Organisation American States, Washington, 1991, 96.

Election observer/Guyana President Jimmy Carter Center, Atlanta, 1992.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Crime and Punishment in the Caribbean, 1980, One the Corner: Male Social Life in Paramaribo, 1989, Resistance and Rebellion in Suriname, 1990.


Fellow American Anthropol. Association, Caribbean Studies Association.


Married Rosemary A. Brana, December 12, 1972.

Monroe B. Shute

Vivian W. (Madden) Shute

Rosemary A. Brana