Wolcott, Harry F. 1929-

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WOLCOTT, Harry F. 1929-

PERSONAL: Born February 28, 1929, in Oakland, CA; son of LeRoy O. (a dentist) and Alice S. Wolcott; companion of Norman Delue, beginning 1968. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of California, Berkeley, B.S., 1951; San Francisco State College (now University), M.A., 1959; Stanford University, Ph.D., 1964.

ADDRESSES: Home—85711 South Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97405. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of Oregon, Eugene, professor of anthropology and education, 1964–92, professor emeritus, 1992–. Military service: U.S. Army, 1952–54; became sergeant first class.

MEMBER: American Anthropological Association, Society for Applied Anthropology, Council on Anthropology and Education, American Educational Research Association.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fulbright scholar, 1985–86, 1991–92; Spindler Award, 1989.


A Kwakiutl Village and School, Holt, Rinehart & Winston (New York, NY), 1967, revised edition, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2004.

The Man in the Principal's Office: An Ethnography, Holt, Rinehart & Winston (New York, NY), 1973, revised edition, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2004.

The African Beer Gardens of Bulawayo: Integrated Drinking in a Segregated Society, Publications Division, Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies (New Brunswick, NJ), 1974.

Teachers vs. Technocrats: An Educational Innovation in Anthropological Perspective, Center for Educational Policy and Management, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR), 1977, revised edition, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2004.

Writing Up Qualitative Research, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 1990, 2nd edition, 2001.

Transforming Qualitative Data: Description, Analysis, and Interpretation, Sage Publications (Thousand Oaks, CA), 1994.

The Art of Fieldwork, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 1995, 2nd edition, 2005.

Ethnography: A Way of Seeing, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 1999.

Sneaky Kid and Its Aftermath: Ethics and Intimacy in Fieldwork, AltaMira Press (Walnut Creek, CA), 2002.



Adolescence, winter, 2002, review of Writing Up Qualitative Research, p. 870.