Sergei Kan

Sergei
A.
Kan

Professor of Anthropology and Native American Studies, Dartmouth College

Center Associate
Expertise
History of Russian/Soviet and American anthropology
interactions between Russian/Soviet and American anthropologists, late nineteenth century through the 1950s
history and culture of the Alaska Natives
the Tlingit Indians
anthropology of death and dying.
Current Project
"Russian Creoles in Southeastern Alaska after 1867"
Foreign Language

Education

Ph.D.
, Anthropology
, University of Chicago
Selected Publications

A Russian-American Photographer in Tlingit County: Vincent Soboleff: in Alaska. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 2013.

Collection of papers entitled "Individuals and Groups of Mixed Russian-Native Parentage in Siberia, Russian America, and Alaska." Edited with Introduction. Ethnohistory 60(3): 351-361. 2013.

Sergei Ionovich Kostromitinov (1854-1915) or "Colonel George Kostrometinoff": from a Creole Teenager to the Number One Russian-American Citizen of Sitka. Ethnohistory 60(3): 385-402. 2013.

Kontseptsiia polia i polevoj raboty v rannei sovetskoi etnografii [The Concept of the Field and Fieldwork in Early Soviet Ethnography]. Etnograficheskoe Obozrenie 6: 45-68. (Co-authored with Dmitry Arzyutov). 2013.

Lev Shternberg: Anthropologist, Russian Socialist, Jewish Activist. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2009.

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Telephone
603-448-3331