The William I. Cole Professorship
The William I. Cole Professorship is awarded annually to an established scholar whose work has made a substantial contribution to our understanding of human society and culture and especially to the fields of sociology or anthropology. The Cole Professor is expected to teach an advanced seminar on a topic of her or his choosing. The course may be offered in either semester.
Deadline for applications: February 15.
For futher information, please contact:
Professor Donna Kerner, Chair, Department of Anthropology
Wheaton College, Norton, Mass 02766
Previous Recipients of the Cole Professorship:
- 2006-2007 – Richard M. Chalfin, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Temple University and Senior Scientist at the Center on Media and Child Health at Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.
- 2005-2006 – Richard M. Chalfin, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Temple University.
- 2001-2002 – Marylin Halter, Professor in the Department of History and Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, Boston University
- 2000-2001 – Richard M. Chalfin, Professor of Anthropology, Temple University
- 1999-2000 – James Allen Fox, Professor at the College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
- 1998-1999 – Robert J.S. Ross, Professor of Sociology, Clark University
- 1997-98 – Kath Weston, Arizona State University (now Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University)
- 1995 – Phil Brown, Professor of Sociology, Brown University
- 1994 – Irving Kenneth Zola, Professor of Sociology, Brandeis University
- 1993 – William B.D. Thompson, former President, Roxbury Community College