Professor

Clifford James Geertz

University of Chicago
Anthropologist; Educator
Area
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specialty
Anthropology and Archaeology
Elected
1966
(Deceased)
Research focuses on the development and impact of culture, with special reference to Indonesia and Morocco. Have worked on religion, peasant markets, traditional southeast Asian states, economic development, family and kinship, urban social life, and on methods and theories in ethnographic study. Present interests focus on ethnic and other conflicts in the contemporary world.
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