Mitchell, William P.
MITCHELL, William P.
MITCHELL, William P. American, b. 1937. Genres: Anthropology/ Ethnology. Career: Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, lecturer in anthropology, 1963 and 1968; Monmouth College, West Long Branch, NJ, assistant professor, 1968-73, associate professor, 1973-78, professor of anthropology, 1978-, Freed Professor of Social sciences, 1986-. Universidad Catolica de Lima, research associate, 1983, 1996, visiting professor, 1987-88; Princeton University, member of Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation's Global Interdependence Institute, 1984. Global Studies Consortium of New Jersey Colleges and Universities, founding president, 1985-87. Conducted field work among the Quechua in the village of Quinua in highland Peru. Public speaker. speaker. Publications: Peasants on the Edge: Crop, Cult, and Crisis in the Andes, 1991. EDITOR: (with D. Guillet, and contrib.) Irrigation at High Altitudes: The Social Organization of Water Control Systems in the Andes, 1993; (and trans., with B. Jaye, and coauthor of intro.) Picturing Faith: A Facsimile Edition of the Pictographic Quechua Catechism in the Huntington Free Library, 1999. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to anthropology journals and newspapers. Address: Department of History and Anthropology, Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ 07764, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]