Benedict, Ruth

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Born: Jun 06, 1887 AD
Died: 1948 AD, at 61 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Anthropologist


US anthropologist and popularizer of anthropology

 

1887 - Born on the 6th of June in New York.

 

1909 - Graduated at Vassar College.

 

1919 - She entered graduate studies at Columbia University and studying under Franz Boas.

 

1923 - Received her PhD and joining the faculty in Columbia University.

 

1934 - Wrote "Patterns of Culture".

 

1936 - She was appointed an associate professor at Columbia University.

 

She continued her teaching after the war, advancing to the rank of full professor.

 

1948 - She died in New York on 17th of September.

 

A U.S. postage stamp in her honor was issued October 20, 1995.

 

 

 

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