H. James Birx

H. James Birx

H. James Birx (born June 1, 1941) is an American anthropologist.

Birx received his M.A. in anthropology and his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, and is now professor of anthropology at Canisius College, as well as Distinguished research Scholar in the SUNY Geneseo's Department of Anthropology. He has been a visiting professor at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, twice a Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, and has lectured at universities around the world. He received the 2003 Professional Achievement Award from the State University of New York at Geneseo.

Birx has written eight books and edited six more, and is the editor of the five-volume "Encyclopedia of Anthropology" (2006). He is also the editor of the World Lecture Series in Anthropology.

External links

* [http://www3.canisius.edu/~birxh/ Website at Canisius College]

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