Oklahoma State University
December 2014
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DR. STEPHEN PERKINS
Associate Professor

CONTACT INFORMATION
410 Murray Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078-4062
(405) 744-6123 (phone)
(405) 744-5780 (fax)
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Dr. Steve Perkins

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FALL 2014 CLASSES
ANTH 4223 - Aztec Empire
ANTH 4883 - Comparative Cultures

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Social and Cultural Anthropology, Political Economy, Ethnicity, Ethnohistory, Mesoamerica and U.S.

 

EDUCATION
PhD: Arizona State University, 2000

 

Stephen M. Perkins (Ph.D. 2000, Arizona State University) is a social anthropologist who specializes in the history and culture of Mesoamerica (Mexico and Guatemala). He also co-directs, with Richard Drass (Oklahoma Archeological Survey) and Susan Vehik (University of Oklahoma), the archaeological investigations at the protohistoric Bryson-Paddock site in north central Oklahoma, where Wichita peoples traded with French explorers. His courses at OSU include: Cultural Anthropology; Comparative Cultures; The Aztec Empire;
Peoples of Mesoamerica; and Globalization and Culture.

"Protohistory and the Wichita"

"The Hide Trade and Wichita Social Organization: An Assessment of Ethnological Hypotheses Concerning Polygyny"

"The House of Guzman: An Indigenous Cacicazgo in Early Colonial Central Mexico"

"Corporate Community or Corporate Houses?: Land and Society in a Colonial Mesoamerican Community"