Frederick Russell Eggan
Date of Birth  :
1906-12-09
Place of Birth  :
Seattle, Washington
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Anthropology
Educational background  :

Graduated from Deerfield Township High School

PhD in anthropology

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • From his research, Eggan composed a presidential address to the American Anthropological Association on the ôSocial Anthropology and the Method of Controlled Comparison" in 1954. In this work he displayed the theory and methods behind the comparative method used by anthropologists. This work also developed a classic milestone within his portfolio of documentation.

  • Fred Eggan made many contributions to the area of the Northen Philippines.

  • The works in this area were often less published than his North American, but still hold the high level of thought reflected in his works.

source:Frederick Russell Eggan

Bibliography  :
The American Indian : Perspectives for the Study of Social Change