Louise Lamphere Presented the Franz Boas Award in Anthropology

Louise+LamphereLouise Lamphere, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology Emerita at the University of New Mexico, received the Franz Boas Award from the American Anthropological Association. The award is given for exemplary service to the profession of anthropology and/or exceptional contributions to the dissemination of humanistic and scientific knowledge.

Professor Lamphere scholarship has focused on the Navajo nation, immigration, healthcare policy, and work and family life. She was the co-editor of the text Women, Culture, and Society (Stanford University Press, 1974) and co-editor of the book Situated Lives: Gender and Culture in Everyday Life (Routledge, 1997). Additional works include Newcomers in the Workplace: Immigrants and the Restructuring of the U.S. Economy (Temple University Press, 1994) and Weaving Women’s Lives: Three Generations in a Navajo Family (University of New Mexico Press, 2007).

Dr. Lamphere is a past president of the American Anthropological Association and the American Ethnological Association. She is a graduate of Stanford University and holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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