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anthropologist , historian

Thomas A. Abercrombie, American anthropologist, historian. Member American Anthropological Association, American History Association, American Society Ethnohistory, Society Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, Society Latin American Anthropology.

Background

Abercrombie, Thomas A. was born on January 22, 1951 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Norman Thomas Abercrombie and Margaret Elizabeth Steere.

Education

Bachelor of General Studies, University Michigan, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor history University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1990-1995. Associate professor anthropology New York University, since 1995. Author: Pathways of Memory and Power: Ethnography and History Among an Andean People, 1998 (Best book in Ethnohistory American Society Ethnohistory 1999).

Membership

Member American Anthropological Association, American History Association, American Society Ethnohistory, Society Spanish and Portuguese History Studies, Society Latin American Anthropology.

Connections

Life partner, Sarah Elizabeth Penry.

father:
Norman Thomas Abercrombie

mother:
Margaret Elizabeth Steere