Lavender, Abraham D(onald)

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LAVENDER, Abraham D(onald)

LAVENDER, Abraham D(onald). American, b. 1940. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Cultural/Ethnic topics, Genealogy/Heraldry, Local history/Rural topics, Politics/Government, Sex, Sociology. Career: University of Maryland, European Division, Izmir, Turkey, lecturer in psychology, 1967-68; St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, lecturer, 1972-73, assistant professor, 1973-74; University of Maryland at College Park, visiting assistant professor of sociology, 1974-77; University of Miami, adjunct faculty, summers, 1986-88, Coral Gables, FL, assistant professor, 1977-79, associate professor of sociology, 1979-83; Florida International University, Miami, adjunct, 1986-91, assistant professor, 1990-91, associate professor, 1991-97, professor of sociology and anthropology, 1997-. St. Thomas University, adjunct faculty, 1985-87; guest on radio and television programs; public speaker. Publications: Ethnic Women and Feminist Values: Toward a "New" Value System, 1986; French Huguenots: From Mediterranean Catholics to White Anglo-Saxon Protestants, 1990; (with C. Steinberg) Jewish Farmers of the Catskills: A Century of Survival, 1995; Miami Beach 1920: The Making of a Winter Resort, 2002. EDITOR: A Coat of Many Colors: Jewish Subcommunities in the United States, 1977; (with A. Newson) Black Communities in Transition: Voices from South Florida, 1996. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Dept of Sociology and Anthropology, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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