Comaroff, Jean

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COMAROFF, Jean. American (born Scotland), b. 1946. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Sociology. Career: University of Wales, University College of Swansea, research fellow in sociology and anthropology, 1971-73; Bolton Institute of Technology, Victoria University of Manchester, England, lecturer in anthropology, 1973-74, senior research fellow in medical sociology and anthropology, 1976-78; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, assistant professor, 1978-84, associate professor, 1984-87, professor of anthropology and social sciences, 1987-, Nuveen Lecturer at Divinity School, 1989, Wirzup Lecturer at Woodward Court, 1992, Bernard E. & Ellen C. Sunny Distinguished Service Professor & Chairman, 1996. Harvard University, fellow of Bunting Institute, 1981-82; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), director of studies, 1988; Duke University, visiting professor, 1989; University of Washington, Seattle, Olson Lecturer, 1989; Cornell University, Messenger Lecturer, 1991; University of Helsinki, Westermarlk Memorial Lecturer, 1993. Conducted field work among the Barolong boo Ratshidi of the South Africa-Botswana borderland, 1969-70, 1974-75. Address: Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637, U.S.A.