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Social anthropologist Gerald Berreman dies at age 83

Dr. Gerald Berreman, a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at UC Berkeley, passed away last month. Dr. Berreman received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Anthropology from the University of Oregon in 1952 and 1953 (respectively) and a PhD in Anthropology from Cornell University in 1959. He eventually became known for championing socially responsible anthropology and for his work on social inequality in India. Click here for more information.