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James Peacock

professor, anthroplogy, UNC Chapel Hill

James Peacock is a Kenan Professor of Anthropology and Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He received his BA in Psychology from Duke Univresity and his PhD in Social Anthropology from Harvard University, with fieldwork done in Southeast Asia and the United States. His fieldwork includes studies of proletarian culture in Surabaja, Indonesia, of Muslim reformation in southeast Asia, symbols in social life and of Primitive Baptists. He is also the author of The Anthropological Lens (Cambridge University Press, 1988).