Handler, Richard 1950–

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Handler, Richard 1950–

PERSONAL:

Born May 17, 1950, in Indiana, PA; son of Earl (an attorney and judge) and Phoebe (a piano teacher) Handler; married Wendy Zomparelli (a media consultant), March 3, 2007; children: Molly Rose, Louis Cole, Jacob LaViolette. Education: Columbia University, B.A., 1972; University of Chicago, M.A., Ph.D., 1979.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Charlottesville, VA. Office—University of Virginia, P.O. Box 400133, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4133. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL, assistant professor, 1980-86; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, professor and associate dean, 1986—.

WRITINGS:

Nationalism and the Politics of Culture in Quebec, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 1988.

(With Daniel Segal) Jane Austen and the Fiction of Culture: An Essay on the Narration of Social Realities, University of Arizona Press (Tucson, AZ), 1990, updated edition, Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD), 1999.

(Editor and author of introduction) David Murray Schneider, Schneider on Schneider: The Conversion of the Jews and Other Anthropological Stories, Duke University Press (Durham, NC), 1995.

(With Eric Gable) The New History in an Old Museum: Creating the Past at Colonial Williamsburg, Duke University Press (Durham, NC), 1997.

(Editor) Excluded Ancestors, Inventible Traditions: Essays toward a More Inclusive History of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 2000.

(Editor) Significant Others: Interpersonal and Professional Commitments in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 2004.

Critics against Culture: Anthropological Observers of Mass Society, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 2005.

(Editor) Central Sites, Peripheral Visions: Cultural and Institutional Crossings in the History of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin Press (Madison, WI), 2006.

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