Dr. Richard  Currier

Dr. Richard Currier

Richard L. Currier received his A.B. and Ph.D. in social and cultural anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in world ethnography, culture change, human interaction, Mexico, and the Greek Islands. He conducted his PhD field research on the island of Ios in the Southern Aegean, where he studied patterns of social interaction in traditional Greek Island culture.As an instructor in anthropology at U.C. Berkeley and a professor of anthropology at the University of Minnesota and the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, Currier taught world ethnography, peasant societies, Mediterranean cultures, Mesoamerican and Latin American cultures, comparative religion, comparative sexuality, human evolution, and primate social behavior; and he organized & co-chaired the historic Spring Hill Conference on American Anthropology. http://www.richardlcurrier.com/Home.html