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Halpern, Joel M., b. 1929



  • Existence: b. 1929

Joel Martin Halpern was born in 1929. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in history in 1950, and from Columbia University with a Ph.D in anthropology in 1956. From 1956 to 1958 he was a field service officer with the International Cooperation Administration Community Development Division in Laos, and from 1959-1961 a consultant to the RAND Corporation in Laos. He has taught at the University of California at Los Angeles, Brandeis University and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Joel Halpern papers

Stefansson Mss-266
Identifier: Mss-266
Overview Joel M. Halpern, professor of anthropology. Born in 1929. Consist of photocopies of articles by him on Arctic rocks and minerals, stories on Inuit life by David Uwingayak, a genealogical record of Inuit families and audio tapes with interviews of Inuit.