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Dr. Anna C. Roosevelt

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Professor of Anthropology

Phone: (312) ***-****  HQ Phone
University of Illinois at Chicago
601 S. Morgan Street UH 1147
Chicago , Illinois 60607
United States

Company Description: UIC ranks among the nation's leading research universities and is Chicago's largest university with 27,000 students, 12,000 faculty and staff, 15 colleges and the...   more
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Education

  • Ph.D. , Anthropology
    Columbia
  • B.A. degree , History
    Stanford University
  • Ph.D. , Anthropology
    Columbia
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Earthpark - USA | Earthpark Development Team
www.earthpark.net, 2 Aug 2015 [cached]
Anna Roosevelt
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Dr. Anna Roosevelt Cultural Programming A Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago since 1994, Anna researches human prehistory and land use sustainability in tropical forest Amazonia and the Congo. She has published six books and more than 85 articles in such publications as Science, Nature, and Harvard U. and Cambridge University presses. For her research, Anna has received multiple awards including a five-year MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Royal Geographic Society. Anna has served on the boards of numerous charitable organizations for the advancement of science, education, human rights, cultural and historic preservation, and environmental conservation.
Oral Histories « SWG: The Society of Woman Geographers
www.iswg.org, 4 Mar 2015 [cached]
Anna Roosevelt (b. 1946), anthropologist, Curator of Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural History, Adjunct Professor, Anthropology, U. of Illinois.
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Roosevelt joined SWG in 1977 and received the Gold Medal in 1999. Dr. Roosevelt's permission is required for access to this oral history. Contact SWG Headquarters for instructions.
Dia do �ndio: A Day of Honor and Indigenous Pride | Brazigzag
brazigzag.com, 19 April 2013 [cached]
According to Anna C. Roosevelt, the curator of archaeology at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, the Marajóara people created and maintained "one of the outstanding indigenous cultural achievements of the New World."
Reason: The Myth of the Passive Indian: Was America before Columbus just a “continent of patsies”? by Amy H. Sturgis
www.reason.com, 14 April 2006 [cached]
Anna C. Roosevelt, curator of archeology at the Field Museum in Chicago, challenged this view.She re-excavated the sites studied by Meggers, this time using state-of-the-art scientific techniques such as ground-penetrating radar to gather additional data and draw a more three-dimensional portrait.Her conclusions, first shared in 1991, contradict Meggers' view of a small population without agency.Roosevelt found evidence of a large-scale but decentralized civilization involved in the active cultivation of the land, "a source of social and technological innovation of continental importance," as Mann puts it.
Society for California Archaeology: About CA Archaeology - Interview with Anna C. Roosevelt, 2000
www.scahome.org, 1 Jan 2000 [cached]
Dr. Anna Roosevelt Society for California Archaeology: About CA Archaeology - Interview with Anna C. Roosevelt, 2000
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Home > About California Archaeology > Interview with Anna C. Roosevelt, 2000
SCA Interview
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ANNA C. ROOSEVELT (2000)
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Anna C. Roosevelt Anna C. Roosevelt is the Curator of Archaeology at The Field Museum, and Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is also a Research Associate at the American Museum of Natural History, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Roosevelt earned her B.A. degree in History from Stanford University in 1968, and her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Columbia in 1977. She has authored numerous books, monographs, and scientific articles on archaeological topics, and serves on various editorial boards including Latin American Antiquity. Dr. Roosevelt's research focuses on the changing relationship of humans and their environments. Since 1983, she has conducted a research project in the Brazilian Amazon, where she is perhaps best known for her discoveries at Pedra Pintada, a site first occupied 11,000 years ago by some of the earliest Americans. She is currently working in the Congo Basin of central Africa.
Dr. Roosevelt was the Awards Banquet Keynote Speaker at the 2000 SCA Annual Meeting in Riverside. This interview with Dr. Roosevelt was made possible through the efforts of SCA members Breck Parkman and C. Kristina Roper. (Photo of Anna C. Roosevelt and Breck Parkman Copyright 2000 by Trudy Haversat and Gary S. Breschini). This interview with Dr. Roosevelt was made possible through the efforts of SCA members Breck Parkman and C. Kristina Roper. (Photo of Anna C. Roosevelt and Breck Parkman Copyright 2000 by Trudy Haversat and Gary S. Breschini).
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