Feinberg, Richard

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FEINBERG, Richard. American, b. 1947. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Language/Linguistics. Career: Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, temporary instructor, 1974; Kent State University, Kent, OH, assistant professor, 1974-80, associate professor, 1980-86, acting coordinator of American studies program, 1980-81, professor of cultural anthropology, 1986-, president of Kent Research Group, 1997-98, faculty senate, chair, 1997-98. Central States Anthropological Society, 1st vice president, 2003-04; Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, board of directors. Has conducted field research on the Navajo Indian reservation, in the Solomon Islands, in Papua New Guinea, and in Brady Lake, OH. Has served as a reviewer for publishers and granting agencies and as a contributor to conferences, meetings, symposia, and workshops. Publications: The Anutan Language Reconsidered, 2 vols, 1977; Anutan Concepts of Disease: A Polynesian Study (monograph), 1979; Social Change in a Navajo Community, 1979; Anuta: Social Structure of a Polynesian Island, 1981; Polynesian Seafaring and Navigation: Ocean Travel in Anutan Culture and Society, 1988; Oral Traditions of Anuta: A Polynesian Outlier in the Solomon Islands, 1998; Anuta: Polynesian Lifeways for the 21st Century, 2003. EDITOR: (and contrib.) Tempest in a Tea House: American Attitudes toward Breast-Feeding, 1980; (and comp. with S. Win) ASAO Bibliography, 1991; (and contrib.) Seafaring in the Contemporary Pacific Islands: Studies in Continuity and Change, 1995; (with K.A. Watson-Gegeo, and contrib.) Leadership and Change in the Western Pacific: Essays in Honor of Sir Raymond Firth (monograph), 1996; (with M. Ottenheimer) The Cultural Analysis of Kinship. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: Dept of Anthropology, Kent State University, Kent, OH 44242, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]