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Alan Merriam studied under Melville J. Herskovits at Northwestern, earning a Ph.D. in anthropology in 1948. Merriam came to IU in 1962 to succeed George Herzog and helped to further develop the nascent field of…

J. Gus Liebenow was born in Berwyn, Illinois and joined the Department of Government (later the Department of Political Science) in 1958 after earning a Ph.D. in political science at Northwestern University, where he studied with Melville J.…

Born in London, England, Kimble earned his Ph.D. at the University of Montreal in 1948 and came to the United States in 1950. He became professor of geography and Chairman of the IU Department of Geography in 1957. One of his best-known publications…

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Woodburn Hall, the home of the African Studies Program until 2015 when it moved to the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies.

Having served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, George Brooks came to IU in 1962 after earning a Ph.D. at Boston University, becoming IU’s first historian of Africa. A specialist in commercial networks in West Africa, Brooks helped to recruit…

Born in Budapest, Hungary, Georg (later anglicized to George) Herzog emigrated to the United States in 1925 and earned a postgraduate degree in anthropology from Columbia University. At Columbia, he studied with Franz Boas, and in 1930/31 went on a…

The IU World's Fare is the university's premier international event. This annual showcase of cultures from around the world allows you to taste foods and interact with cultural displays. Pictured here are two students with Laurie McRobbie.

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An article by Michael Reschke of the Bloomington Herald Times dated March 8, 2017 and found at the following URL: reads, in…
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