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humanities educator

Karin Judith Barber, Swedish humanities educator. Recipient research readership, British Academy, 2001-2003; fellow, since 2003. Member Amnesty International, London, since 1990, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, London, since 1984; Member of African Studies Association (vice president 1998—2000, president 2000-2002), Association Social Anthropologists.

Background

Barber, Karin Judith was born on July 2, 1949 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Daughter of Charles Laurence and Barbara (Barber) B.

Education

Bachelor honours class I, Cambridge University, England, 1971. Diploma in social anthropology, University College London, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Ife, Nigeria, 1979.

Career

Lecturer University Ife, 1977—1984, University Birmingham, 1985—1993, senior lecturer, 1993—1997, reader, 1997—1999, professor, since 1999. Preceptor Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1993—1994, visiting professor, 1999. Member publications committee International African Institute, England, since 1994.

Works

Membership

Member Amnesty International, London, since 1990, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, London, since 1984. Member of African Studies Association (vice president 1998—2000, president 2000-2002), Association Social Anthropologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater.

Connections

father:
Charles Laurence B..

mother:
Barbara (Barber) B..