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Ruth Benedict (1088)

Profession
Anthropologist
Nationality
American
Born
1887, New York, New York
Died
1948, New York, New York
Short Biography
Ruth Fulton Benedict (June 5, 1887 – September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist. She was born in New York City, attended Vassar College and graduated in 1909. She entered graduate studies at Columbia University in 1919, where she ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in anthropology, Columbia University, 1923, under Franz Boas*
Appointments & Honors
  • 1922-48, Columbia University
  • president, American Anthropological Association, 1947
  • honorary D.Sc.