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Anthropology educator

John Marshall Townsend, American Anthropology educator. Fellow National Institute of Mental Health, 1968; grantee National Endowment for Humanities, 1983-1985.

Background

Townsend, John Marshall was born on September 1, 1941 in Amarillo, Texas, United States. Son of Tarlton Bird and Virgie Leona (McAlister) Townsend.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, 1963; Master of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1972.

Career

Assistant professor anthropology, U. Montana, Missoula, 1972-1973; assistant professor anthropology, Syracuse (New York) U., 1973-1977; associate professor, Syracuse (New York) U., since 1977. Adjunct associate professor State University of New York, College Medicine Health Science Center, Syracuse, since 1990.

Connections

Married Carolyn Marie Terkelson, July 2, 1967 (divorced 1974). Married Kimberly Kay Menard, June 2, 1984. Children: Virgie Liana, Kristin Elizabeth, Rebecca Nell.

father:
Tarlton Bird Townsend

mother:
Virgie Leona (McAlister) Townsend

spouses:
Carolyn Marie Terkelson

Kimberly Kay Menard

children:
Virgie Liana Townsend

Kristin Elizabeth Townsend

Rebecca Nell Townsend