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Anthropology educator

Helen Clark Rountree, American Anthropology educator. Recipient Outstanding Faculty award State Council on Higher Education Virginia, 1995. Public speaker to various organizations, Virginia and Maryland., since 1989. Fellow Society for Applied Anthropology; member American Anthropol. Association (life), American Society for Ethnohistory (president 1993-1994), Royal Anthropol. Institute Great Britain and Ireland (overseas member).

Background

Rountree, Helen Clark was born on October 8, 1944 in Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Henning Ainsworth Junior and Mildred Ellen (Clark) Rountree.

Education

AB summa cum laude, College of William and Mary, 1966; Master of Arts in Anthropology, U. Utah, 1968; Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1973.

Career

Instructor in sociology, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1968-1973; assistant professor anthropology, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1973-1980; associate professor anthropology, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, 1980-1991; professor anthropology, Old Dominion U., Norfolk, Virginia, since 1991. Consultant Jamestown Settlement Museum, Williamsburg, Virginia, since 1986, Virginia Council on Indians, Richmond, Virginia, since 1993, Maryland. Commision on Indian Affairs, Annapolis, Maryland., since 1995.

Membership

Public speaker to various organizations, Virginia and Maryland., since 1989. Fellow Society for Applied Anthropology. Member American Anthropol.

Association (life), American Society for Ethnohistory (president 1993-1994), Royal Anthropol. Institute Great Britain and Ireland (overseas member).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: landscape photography, designing and making tapestry afghans, choir singing.

Connections

father:
Henning Ainsworth Rountree Junior

mother:
Mildred Ellen (Clark) Rountree