Philleo Nash: The Education of an Applied Anthropologist

  1. Ruth H. Landman and
  2. Katherine Spencer Halpern
  1. Fred Eggan

Published Online: 20 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444307030.ch2

Applied Anthropologist and Public Servant: The Life and Work of Philleo Nash

Applied Anthropologist and Public Servant: The Life and Work of Philleo Nash

How to Cite

Eggan, F. (1989) Philleo Nash: The Education of an Applied Anthropologist, in Applied Anthropologist and Public Servant: The Life and Work of Philleo Nash (eds R. H. Landman and K. S. Halpern), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444307030.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780913167281

Online ISBN: 9781444307030

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Keywords:

  • Philleo Nash - education of an applied anthropologist;
  • Philleo Nash as Ralph Linton's first students at the University of Wisconsin;
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison – Nash entered the Meiklejohn Experimental College and majored in anthropology;
  • American Indians - traditional groups for anthropological study in the 1930s;
  • Philleo receiving a field training fellowship to join a Laboratory of Anthropology group of students to study the Klamath lndian Reservation in Oregon;
  • Philleo - returned to the reservation - as a Predoctoral Fellow of the Social Science Research Council to study “Revivalism and Social Change”;
  • Philleo playing an important role in helping create the American Council on Race Relations;
  • President Truman's wartime advances in integration and establishment of President's Committee on Civil Rights;
  • toughly worded Committee Report (Nash 1947) - on segregation and its consequences criticized relations between blacks and whites;
  • “Applied Anthropology” was not a “dirty word” in the Senatorial committees dealing with lndian affairs