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M. Cherif Bassiouni
Murray Gell-Mann
Nikki Giovanni
Stanley Karnow
Anna C. Roosevelt

Anna C. Roosevelt, Ph.D.

Awarded a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, the Explorers Medal and the Gold Medal of the Society of Woman Geographers for her work, Roosevelt is an internationally respected anthropologist. Over the past 20 years she has carried out field research on long-term human-environment interaction in the tropics with funding from the National Science Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities and other foundations. Her innovative work in human ecology and evolution challenges earlier paradigms of human nature. Roosevelt is “a leading archaelogist” according to a New York Times profile, “Sage, brave, and hard,” according to a Chicago Tribune headline, director of “a series of remarkable excavations,” according to the New York Times Review of Books.


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