SPRING 2016 CLASS SCHEDULE
CURRENT RESEARCH AND GRANT PROJECTS
- Social and Cultural Anthropology
- Political Economy
- Mesoamerica and U.S.
- B.A. in Anthropology, University of Oklahoma
- M.A. in Anthropology, Arizona State University
- Ph.D. in Anthropology, Arizona State University
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"