Loren Eisely and SocioIogy at the University of Nebraska, 1926-1936: The Sociological Training of a Noted Anthropologist

Hill, Michael R.
December 2000
Sociological Origins;Winter2000, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p96
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Loren C. Eiseley's, known naturalist and anthropologist in Nebraska, sociological training. Eiseley received advanced training from sociologists in Nebraska and Pennsylvania, as well as a substantive boost to a full-time academic position as a sociologist-anthropologist. The record of his advanced sociological training has been significant in securing his first professional appointment. In addition, his mature success as an interdisciplinary interpreter of social scientific discoveries provides a valuable model for students for pursuing academic preparation in sociology.


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