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anthropologist , curator , educator

Laurel Margarite Kendall, American curator, anthropologist, educator. Member of New York Academy of Sciences (advisory council member section for anthropology since 1998), Association for Asian Studies, American Anthropology Association, Society for Anthropology Religion (member advisory board 1998—2002).

Background

Kendall, Laurel Margarite was born on December 24, 1947 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Henry George Kendall and Ramona Melawia Pezzini.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1969. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1975. Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1979.

Career

Postdoctoral research fellow University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1979—1981. Visiting assistant professor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1981—1982. Assistant curator American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1983—1988, associate curator, 1988—1993, curator, since 1993.

Adjunct associate professor Columbia University, New York City, 1990—1994, adjunct professor, since 1994.

Membership

Member of New York Academy of Sciences (advisory council member section for anthropology since 1998), Association for Asian Studies, American Anthropology Association, Society for Anthropology Religion (member advisory board 1998—2002).

Connections

Married Homer Farrand Williams, August 15, 1981. 1 child Henry Sheldon Namsop Williams.

father:
Henry George Kendall

mother:
Ramona Melawia Pezzini

spouse:
Homer Farrand Williams

child:
Henry Sheldon Namsop Williams Kendall