Colson, Elizabeth

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COLSON, Elizabeth

COLSON, Elizabeth. American, b. 1917. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Director, 1948-51; University of Manchester, England, Sr. Lecturer, 1951-53; Goucher College, Towson, MD, Associate Professor, 1953-55; Boston University, Massachusetts, African Studies Program, Research Associate and Associate Professor, 1955-59; Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, Professor, 1959-63; University of California at Berkeley, Professor, 1964-84, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, 1984-. Visiting Professor, Northwestern University, Illinois, 1963-64 and University of Zambia, 1987. Publications: (with M. Gluckman) Seven Tribes of Central Africa, 1951; The Makah, 1953; Marriage and the Family among the Plateau Tonga, 1958; Social Organization of Gwembe Tonga, 1960; The Plateau Tonga, 1962; Social Consequences of Resettlement, 1971; Tradition and Contract, 1974; (with T. Scudder) Secondary Education and the Formation of an Elite, 1980; (with L. Ralston and J. Anderson) Voluntary Efforts in Decentralized Management, 1983; (ed. with S. Morgan) People in Upheaval, 1987; (with T. Scudder) For Prayer and Profit, 1988; History of Nampeyo, 1991. Address: Dept. of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]