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archaeologist , educator

Robert Earl Dewar,, American archaeologist, educator. Recipient research grants National Science Foundation, 1984, 86, 88, 92, National Geographic Society, 1978, 79, McArthur Foundation, 1998.


Dewar,, Robert Earl was born on July 4, 1949 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Earl and Nancy (Miller) Dewar.


AB, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1971. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1977.

Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 2006.


Instructor University Connecticut, Storrs, 1975—1977, assistant professor, 1977—1983, associate professor, 1983—1994, professor, 1994—2004. Fellow McDonald Institute for Archaeol. Research, since 2003, Wolfson College, University Cambridge, since 2003.

Fellow McDonald Institute University Cambridge and Wolfson College, England, since 2003. Board directors Liz Claiborne Art Ortenberg Foundation, since 1997.


Member Connecticut State History Preservation Review Board, Hartford, 1987-1997, History District Commission, Middle Haddam, Connecticut, 1986—2003. Board directors Connecticut State Museum Natural History, Storrs, 1988-2003, Liz Clairborne Art Ortenberg Foundation, New York. Fellow American Anthropol.

Association; member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for American Archaeology.


  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing.


Married Alison F. Richard, August 21, 1976. Children: Elizabeth Napier, Charlotte Mary.

Robert Earl Dewar,

Nancy (Miller) Dewar,

Alison F. Richard

Charlotte Mary Dewar,

Elizabeth Napier Dewar,