Friedl, Erika (Loeffler)

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FRIEDL, Erika (Loeffler)

FRIEDL, Erika (Loeffler). Austrian, b. 1940. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, research associate at Oriental Institute, 1964-65; Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, instructor, 1968-69, assistant professor, 1971-78, associate professor, 1978-85, professor of anthropology, 1985-, director of Women's Studies Program, 1986-87. University of Heidelberg, guest lecturer at Southasia Institute, 1987. Conducted field research in Austria, 1976, 1978, 1984, and Turkey, 1991; conducted extensive field work in Iran, 1965-. Guest on television programs; lecturer at colleges and universities; public speaker on ethnography and on women in Iran. Publications: (ed. with M. Afkhami, and contrib.) In the Eye of the Storm: Women in Post-Revolutionary Iran, 1994. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008, U.S.A.