Fay-Cooper Cole
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Ph. D from Columbia University in 1914
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Fay-Cooper Cole was the first archeologist to use dendrology in studies about Illinois and the Midwest.

  • He is also known for his research in Mindanao from 1910-1912 and in Indonesia from 1922-1923.

  • He was important to the anthropological field because he started the anthropology program at the University of Chicago in 1929.

  • Because of his efforts the anthropology department separated from the sociology department to become its own department.

  • He is responsible for the Worcester Collection at the Field Museum of Natural History.

source: Fay-Cooper Cole

Bibliography  :
The wild tribes of Davao district, Mindanao, The Tinguian,The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao the R. F. Cummings Philippine Expedition.