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Dr. Alan R. Sandstrom, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Photo of Alan SandstromAlan R. Sandstrom, Professor Emeritus, is a cultural anthropologist with interests in cultural ecology, cultural materialism, economic anthropology, religion, ritual ethnographic field research among Tibetans in exile in the Himalaya region of Himachal Pradesh, northern India, and for over 30 years among Nahua Indians of northern Veracruz, Mexico. He is editor of the Nahua Newsletter, an international publication covering the history, language, and culture of Nahuatl-speaking and related peoples in the Mesoamerica culture area. The newsletter is received by over 400 subscribers in 15 countries. He was President of the Central States Anthropological Society (2000-2001).  He was recently selected as a Distinguished Professor by the Mexican Academy of Sciences and the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology (CIESAS) in Mexico. He has been awarded a number of grants including a Research Fulbright, an American Council of Learned Societies research fellowship, and a research grant from the American Philosophical Society. He is currently at work on a book on Nahua religion.  A complete version of Dr. Sandstrom's CV can be downloaded by clicking here.