Hallowell, Alfred Irving
Alfred Irving Hallowell (hăl´əwĕl´), 1892–1974, American anthropologist, b. Philadelphia, Pa., grad. Univ. of Pennsylvania (B.S., 1914; A.M., 1920; Ph.D., 1924). He was a professor of anthropology at the Univ. of Pennsylvania from 1927 to 1944 and from 1947 to 1963. From 1944 to 1947 he was professor of anthropology at Northwestern Univ. He concerned himself especially with personality and culture, Native Americans, and social organization. Among his writings are Bear Ceremonialism in the Northern Hemisphere (1926), The Role of Conjuring in Saulteaux Society (1942), and Culture and Experience (1955).
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