Thornton, Robert J(ames)

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THORNTON, Robert J(ames)

THORNTON, Robert J(ames). American, b. 1949. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: Teacher of geography and science at a girls' school in Kampala, Uganda, 1969-71; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, lecturer in social sciences, 1977-78; University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, lecturer, 1979-82, senior lecturer, 1983-86, associate professor of anthropology, 1987-89; Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, fellow in social science, 1989-90; Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, senior fellow of Center for Historical Analysis, 1990-91, Raoul Wallenberg Associate Professor of Human Rights, 1991; University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, associate professor of anthropology and head of department, 1992-. Imagenesis, co-founder, 1983, co-owner, 1983-89; Thornton Consulting, computer software creator and consultant, 1991-. Guest on television and radio programs. Publications: Space, Time, and Culture Among the Iraqw of Tanzania (monograph), 1980; (ed. with P. Skalnik) The Early Writings of Bronislaw Malinowski, 1993. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to anthropology and ethnology journals. Address: Department of Anthropology, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Online address: [email protected]