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List of notable or famous anthropologists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top anthropologists born in Canada and even some popular anthropologists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian anthropologists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These anthropologists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known anthropologist from Canada is included when available.

Anthony F. C. Wallace and Wade Davis are included on this list along with many more.

This historic anthropologists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian anthropologists of note?" and "Who are the most famous anthropologists from Canada?" These prominent anthropologists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian anthropologists.

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Anthony F. C. Wallace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Canada
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Anthony Francis Clarke Wallace is a Canadian-American anthropologist who specializes in Native American cultures, especially the Iroquois. His research expresses an interest in the intersection of cultural anthropology and psychology. He is famous for the theory of revitalization movements. He was ...more

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Age: 94

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Profession: Anthropologist

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Charles D. Laughlin, Jr. is known primarily for having co-founded a school of neuroanthropological theory called Biogenetic Structuralism. Laughlin is an emeritus professor of anthropology and religion at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Following service in the American air force, Laughlin ...more

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Age: 79

Profession: Anthropologist

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Harold B. Barclay is professor emeritus in anthropology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. His research has focussed on rural society in modern Egypt and the northern Arab Sudan as well as political anthropology and anthropology of religion. He is also commonly acknowledged as a ...more

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Age: 91

Profession: Anthropologist

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Kevin Tuite


Kevin Tuite is a full Professor of Anthropology at the Université de Montréal. Born in South Bend, Indiana, USA, Tuite is a citizen of the U.S. and Ireland and a Landed immigrant of Canada. He specializes in the languages and cultures of the Caucasus, especially those of Georgia, where he has ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: South Bend, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Anthropologist

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Regna Darnell is a Canadian anthropologist known for her linguistic anthropological fieldwork with the Plains Cree of northern Alberta and with southwestern Ontario First Nations peoples as well as for her scholarship on the history of anthropology. She attended Bryn Mawr College and in 1965 began ...more

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Profession: Anthropologist

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Richard Borshay Lee is a Canadian anthropologist. Lee has studied at the University of Toronto and University of California, Berkeley, where he received a Ph.D. Presently, he holds a position at the University of Toronto as Professor Emeritus of Anthropology. Lee is also currently researching issues ...more

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Age: 78

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Anthropologist, Writer

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Sam Dunn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Canada
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Sam Dunn is a Canadian musician, film director, and anthropologist whose work focuses on the culture of heavy metal. Together with Scot McFadyen, Dunn owns the Toronto based production company Banger Films. Dunn holds a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Victoria and a master's ...more

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Age: 43

Birthplace: Stroud, United Kingdom

Profession: Anthropologist, Musician, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Iron Maiden: Flight 666, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage, Metal: A Headbanger's Journey, Super Duper Alice Cooper Global Metal, + more

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Wade Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Anthropologists from Canada
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Wade Davis is a Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures, especially in North and South America and particularly involving the traditional uses and beliefs associated with psychoactive plants. Davis came to prominence ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: West Vancouver, Canada

Profession: Anthropologist, Ethnobotanist, Screenwriter, Author Photographer

Credits: The Serpent and the Rainbow, Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk, Light at the Edge of the World

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