Friday, May 07, 2010

Bernard Elected to NAS

Congratulations to H. Russell Bernard, professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Florida, who has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Bernard was an anthropology professor at UF from 1979 through 2007. He served as chairman of the department from 1979 to 1990. During his time at UF, he was a guest or visiting professor at the University of Cologne in Germany, University of Michigan, University of Kent in Canterbury and the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan. Prior to UF, he was a professor at the University of Illinois, Washington State University and West Virginia University.

Bernard joins 11 other UF faculty as members of the academy including two anthropologists, Elizabeth Wing (Florida Museum of Natural History, professor emeritus) and Michael Moseley of the department of anthropology.

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