Helen F Codere
Date of Birth  :
1917-10-09 2009-05-06
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Field of Expertise  :
Cultural Anthropology
Educational background  :

Graduated summa cum laude from University of Minnesota in 1939.

Ph.D in Anthropology from Columbia University.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Helen Codere is known for her work with the Kwakwaka'wakw people of coastal British Columbia, Canada, known formerly as the "Kwakiutl."
  • She dedicated conducting field work on the Indians of British Columbia and in Rwanda, among the Tutsi, Twa and Hutu societies.
  • She was also a professor at Brandeis University, teaching anthropology until she became Dean of Brandeis's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

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