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Curriculum Vita

November 17, 2014

Brief bio:

H. Russell Bernard received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois and is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Florida. He has done research in Greece, Mexico, and the United States and has taught or done research at universities in the U.S., Greece, Japan, and Germany. Bernard's areas of research include technology and social change, language death, and social network analysis. Since 1987, Bernard has participated in summer courses, sponsored by the U.S. National Science Foundation, on research methods and research design. He is former editor of Human Organization and the American Anthropologist and is the current editor of Field Methods. Bernard's books include Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches (5th edition, Altamira Press, 2011), Social Research Methods (2d edition, Sage Publications 2012), Analyzing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches, with Gery Ryan (Sage Publications 2009) and Native Ethnography, with Jesús Salinas Pedraza (Sage Publications 1989). Bernard was the 2003 recipient of the Franz Boas Award from the American Anthropological Association and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences.

Born: June 12, 1940, New York.

University address: Department of Anthropology
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Home address: 5246 NW 47th Lane, Gainesville, FL 32606

 

Education:

B.A. Queens College, New York, 1961. Major in Anthropology/Sociology

M.A. University of Illinois, 1963. Thesis in Anthropological Linguistics

Ph.D. University of Illinois, February 1968. Dissertation in Cultural Anthropology

 

Teaching and Administrative Experience:

1962–63: Teaching Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois.

1966–72: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Washington State University.

1969–70: Fulbright Lecturer and Research Scholar, Athens, Greece. Adjunct Scientist, Democritos Nuclear Research Center, Athens, Greece.

1971: Associate Director, Social Research Center, Washington State University.

1972: (Jan.–Sept.) Research Associate, Center for Marine Affairs, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

1972–76: Associate Professor of Anthropology, West Virginia University.

1975–77: Director, Aegean School of Cultural Anthropology, Naxos, Greece.

1977–79: Professor and Chairman of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, West Virginia University.

1979–90: Professor and Chairman, Department of Anthropology, University of Florida.

1990–2007 Professor of Anthropology, University of Florida.

2007– Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, University of Florida

1991: Guest Prof., National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan (March 1–June 30)

1994–95: Visiting Prof., Von Humboldt scholar, University of Cologne, Germany.

2005, Fall: Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan

2006, 2007 Summer: Visiting Professor, University of Kent , Canterbury

 

Professional Service:

Editor, Human Organization , 1976–1981.

Editor-in-Chief, American Anthropologist , 1981–1989.

Human Relations Area Files, member, Board of Directors, 1984-2014; Chairman of the Board, 1996–2001, 2007–2009

Editor, Cultural Anthropology Methods Journal 1989–1998

Editor, Field Methods 1999–

Member of the authoring committee for Institute of Medicine. Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2011.

Member of the authoring committee for National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine. The Postdoctoral Experience Revisited. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2014.

Co-director and instructor, NSF Summer Institute on Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology 1987–1995 (for faculty)

Co-director and instructor, NSF Summer Institute on Research Design 1996–2014 (for students)

Director, NSF Short Courses in Research Methods, 2005-2015

 

Honors:

Honorary Member, Int'l. Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences

1999 Certificate of Recognition, Pan-African Anthropological Association.

Recipient 2003 Franz Boas Award, American Anthropological Association.

Recipient 2003–2004 University of Florida Graduate Advisor/Mentoring Award.

Elected, 2010, National Academy of Sciences (Section 51-Anthropology)

 

Publications: Theses and Books

1963 An Otomí Dictionary with Context Exemplification. MA thesis, University of Illinois.

1968 Kalymnos: Economic and Cultural Change on a Greek Sponge Fishing Island. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois.

1969 Los Otomies, ed. Washington State University, Lab of Anthropology Reports of Investigations, Series #44.

1972 H. Russell Bernard and Pertti J. Pelto, eds. Technology and Social Change . New York: Macmillan. Spanish edition, 1974.   French edition, 1975.

1973 Livie Durán and H. Russell Bernard, eds. Introduction to Chicano Studies . New York: Macmillan. Second edition, 1981.

1975 H. Russell Bernard, ed. The Human Way: Introductory Readings in Anthropology . New York: Macmillan.

1976 H. Russell Bernard and Jesús Salinas Pedraza. Otomí Parables, Folk Tales and Jokes . Int’l. J. of American Linguistics, Native American Text Series. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

1978 Jesús Salinas Pedraza and H. Russell Bernard. The Otomí . Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press.

1987 H. Russell Bernard and Pertti J. Pelto, eds. Technology and Social Change . Second edition. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

1988 Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology . Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

1989 H. Russell Bernard and Jesús Salinas Pedraza. Native Ethnography. A Mexican Indian Describes His Culture . Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications. (Special mention, Chicago Folklore Prize, 1990).

1994 H. Russell Bernard and W. Penn Handwerker. Data analysis with MYSTAT . New York: McGraw-Hill.

1994 Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches . Second edition. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

1998 Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology (ed.). Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

2000 Social Research Methods . Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

2002 Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches . Third edition. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

2006 Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches . Fourth edition. Walnut Creek , CA : Altamira Press.

2010 H. Russell Bernard and Gery W. Ryan. Analyzing Qualitative Data: Systematic Approaches. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

2011 Research Methods in Anthropology: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches . Fifth edition. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press.

2012 Social Research Methods: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. Second edition. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

2014 H. Russell Bernard and Clarence C. Gravlee (eds.). Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology. Second edition. Lantham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.

 

Publications: Articles and Chapters:

1965 Greek Sponge Boats in Florida. Anthropological Quarterly 38:41–54. Reprinted in Man and the Sea: Human Factors in Marine Environment , ed. by Raoul Anderson and G. Stiles. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971.

1966 Otomí Tones: A Reevaluation.   Anthropological Linguistics 8 (December):15–19.

1967 Kalymnian Sponge Diving. Human Biology 39:103–30. Reprinted in Greek, Spoudai , 1970, Athens.

1969 Paratsoukli: Institutionalized Nicknaming in Rural Greece. Ethnologia Europeae 2–3:65–74.

1970 More on Nasalized Vowels and Morphophonemics in Mezquital Otomí. Intl. J. Amer. Linginguistics 36:60–63.

1972 Kalymnos, Island of the Sponge Fishermen. In: Technology and Social Change , ed. by H. Russell Bernard and P. Pelto. New York: Macmillan.

1973 Otomí Phonology and Orthography. Intl. J. Amer. Linginguistics 39:180–84.

1973 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. On the Social Structure of an Ocean-Going Research Vessel and Other Important Things. Social Science Research 2:145–184.

1974 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. Catij: A New Sociometric and Its Application to a Prison Living Unit. Human Organization 33:335–50.

1974 Scientists and Policymakers: A Case Study in the Ethnography of Communications. Human Organization 33:261–75.

1974 Otomí Tones in Discourse. Intl. J. Amer. Linginguistics 40:141–50.

1974 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. Scientists and Crew: A Case Study in Communication at Sea. Maritime Studies and Management 2:112–25.

1975 H. Russell Bernard and P.D. Killworth. The Catij Technique: Some Descriptive Tests of Its Adequacy. Catalog of Selected Documents in Psychology 5(Winter):181.

1975 Otomí Obscene Humor. J. of American Folklore 88:350, 383–92.

1976 Kalymnos: The Island of the Sponge Fishermen. In: Regional Variation in Modern Greece and Cyprus: Toward a Perspective on the Ethnography of Greece , ed. by Muriel Dimen and Ernestine Friedl. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 267, 291–307. New York: Academy of Sciences. Also Introductory Remarks on the Ethnography of the Islands, 289–90.

1976 P. D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data. Human Organization 35:269–96.

1976 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. A Model of Human Group Dynamics. Social Science Research 5:173–224.

1976 Sponge Markets of Kalymnos. Anthropologica 18:81–96.

1976 William Stokoe, C. Padden, and H. R. Bernard. An Elite Group in Deaf Society. Sign Language Studies. 12:189–210. Reprinted in Sign and Culture , ed. by Wm. Stokoe. Silver Springs, MD: Linstock Press, 1980.

1976 Sandy Ashton-Vouyoucalos and H. Russell Bernard. Return Migration to Greece. J. of the Steward Anthropological Society 8:31–51.

1977 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data II. Human Communications Research 4:3–18.

1977 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. Scientists as Others See Them.Ocean Development and International Law Journal 4:261–68.

1978 H. Russell Bernard and Lambros Comitas. Greek Return Migration. Current Anthropology 19:658–59.

1978 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. Deterministic Models of Social Networks. In: Social Networks. Surveys, Advances and Commentaries , ed. by Sam Lienhardt, 165–186.   New York: Academic Press.

1978 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. The Reverse Small World Experiment Social Networks 1:159–92.

1979 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data III. Social Networks 2:19–46.

1979 H. Russell Bernard, P.D. Killworth, and L. Sailer. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data IV. Social Networks 2:191–218.

1979 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. A Pseudomodel of the Small World Problem. Social Forces 58(2):477–505.

1979 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. Review of the Small World Literature. Sociological Symposium No. 28, Fall.

1979 H. Russell Bernard and P. D. Killworth. Why Are There No Social Physics? J. of the Steward Anthropological Society 11(1):33–58.

1981 H. Russell Bernard, P. D. Killworth, and L. Sailer. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data. Proceedings of the Conference on Models of Diffusion within Social Structures, ed. by W. Sodeur. Dulsberg: Sozialwissenschaftliche kooperativ.

1980 Orthography for Whom? Intl J. of Amer. Linguistics 46(2):133–36.

1980 CARS: Computer Assisted Referee Selection. J. Research Communication Studies 2: 149–57.

1981 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. A U.S. Mental Map of the World Social Networks 3:307–12.

1981 Peter D. Killworth and H. Russell Bernard. Response to Burt and Bittner. Social Networks 3(1):89–92.

1982 H. Russell Bernard, P. D. Killworth, and L. Sailer. Informant Accuracy in Social Network Data V. Social Science Research 5:30–66.

1982 H. Russell Bernard, P. D. Killworth, and C. McCarty. INDEX: An Informant Defined Experiment in Social Structure. Social Forces 61:99–133.

1983 H. Russell Bernard and M. J. Evans. New Microcomputer Techniques for Anthropologists. Human Organization 42:182–85.

1984 Peter D. Killworth, H. R. Bernard, and C. McCarty. Measuring Patterns of Acquaintanceship. Current Anthropology 25:381–97.

1984 H. Russell Bernard, P. D. Killworth, L. Sailer, and D. Kronenfeld. The Problem of Informant Accuracy: The Validity of Retrospective Data. Annual Review of Anthropology 13:495–17.

1985 The Power of Print: The Role of Literacy in Preserving Native Cultures. Human Organization 44:88–92.

1985 Roger Trent and H. Russell Bernard. Local Support for an Innovative Transit System. J. of Advanced Transportation Research 19:237–39.

1986 H. Russell Bernard, P. Pelto, D. Romney, C. Ember, A. Johnson, O. Werner, J. Boster, et al. The Construction of Primary Data in Cultural Anthropology. Current Anthropology 27:382–96.

1986 Scott Robinson and H. Russell Bernard. It Shook (Again) The Mexico City Earthquake of 1985. Studies in Third World Societies , no. 36.

1987 H. Russell Bernard and Pertti J. Pelto. Technology and Social Change. In: Technology and Social Change, 2nd ed., 1–10. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.  

1987 Michael J. Evans and H. Russell Bernard. Word Processing, Office Drudgery, and the Microcomputer Revolution. In: Technology and Social Change , 2nd ed., 329–58. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

1987 H. Russell Bernard and Pertti J. Pelto. Technology and Anthropological Theory. In: Technology and Social Change , 2nd ed., 359–76. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

1987 H. Russell Bernard, G. A. Shelley and P.D. Killworth. How much of a network does the GSS and RSW dredge up? Social Networks. 9: 49-61.

1988 H. Russell Bernard, Peter D. Killworth, Michael J. Evans, Christopher McCarty, and Gene A. Shelley. Studying Social Relations Cross Culturally. Ethnology 27:155–79.

1988 H. Russell Bernard. Literatura Indígena y Computación: Microcomputación y Preservación de las Culturas. America Indígena Anuario 48:71–88. (Mexico City: Instituto Indigenista Interamericano)

1989 H. Russell Bernard, E. Johnsen, P. Killworth, and S. Robinson. Estimating the Size of an Average Personal Network and of an Event Population. In: The Small World , ed. by M. Kochen, 159–75. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing.

1990 H. Russell Bernard, Peter D. Killworth, Christopher McCarty, Gene A. Shelley, and Scott Robinson. Comparing Four Different Methods for Measuring Personal Social Networks. Social Networks , 12:179–215.

1990 Peter D. Killworth, Eugene C. Johnsen, H. Russell Bernard, Gene A. Shelley, and Christopher McCarty. Estimating the Size of Personal Networks. Social Networks 23:289–312.

1990 Gene Anne Shelley, H. R. Bernard, and P.D. Killworth. Information Flow in Social Networks. J. of Quantitative Anthropology 2:201–25.

1991 H. Russell Bernard, P. D. Killworth, E. C. Johnsen, and S. Robinson. Estimating the Size of an Average Personal Network and of an Event Subpopulation: Some Empirical Results. Social Science Research 20:109–21.

1992 Preserving Language Diversity. Human Organization 51:82–89. [note: this article was peer reviewed but was published in the Commentary section of the journal]

1993 H. Russell Bernard and Peter D. Killworth. Sampling in Time Allocation Research. Ethnology 32:207–15.

1993 Methods Belong to All of Us. In: Assessing Cultural Anthropology , R. Borofsky, ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 168–78.

1995 H. Russell Bernard, George Mbeh, and W. Penn Handwerker. The Tone Problem. In: The Complete Linguist , A. Traill, R. Vossen, and M. Biesele, eds., 27–44. Cologne: Rudiger Koppe Verlag.

1995 Johnsen, E. C., H. R. Bernard, P. D. Killworth, G. A. Shelley, and C. McCarty. A Social Network Approach to Corroborating the Number of AIDS/HIV+ Victims in the U.S. Social Networks 17:167–87.

1995 Shelley, G.A., H. R. Bernard, P. D. Killworth, E. C. Johnsen, and C. McCarty. Who Knows Your HIV Status? What HIV+ Patients and Their Network Members Know About Each Other. Social Networks , 17, 189-217.

1996 Language Preservation and Publishing. In: Indigenous Literacies in the Americas , N. Hornberger, ed., 139–56. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Also, translation of and notes to articles in this same volume by Jesús Salinas and Josefa González.

1996 Homero Martínez, L. M. Menenses, H. R. Bernard, and P. J. Pelto. Selection of Culturally Sound Home Fluid Management of Infantile Diarrhoea in Rural Mexico. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 17(2):120–28.

1997 H. Russell Bernard and Peter D. Killworth. In Search of Social Physics. Keynote address to the XVIIth Annual International Sunbelt Social Network Conference. San Diego, CA Connections . Published in print and on the Internet at: http://www.analytictech.com/connections/v20(1)/keynote.htm.

1997 Christopher McCarty, H. R. Bernard, P. D. Killworth, E. Johnsen, and G. A. Shelley. Eliciting Representative Samples of Personal Networks. Social Networks 19:303–23.

1998 Killworth, P.D., E.C. Johnsen, C. McCarty, G.A. Shelley, and H.R. Bernard. A Social Network Approach to Estimating Seroprevalence in the United States. Social Networks 20:23-50.

1998 P. D. Killworth, C. McCarty, H. R. Bernard, G. A. Shelley, and E. C. Johnsen. Estimation of Seroprevalence, Rape and Homelessness in the U.S. Using a Social Network Approach. Evaluation Review 22:289–308.

1999 H. Russell Bernard and Gery W. Ryan. Text Analysis. In: Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology , H. R. Bernard, ed., 595–646. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

1999 H. Russell Bernard. Introduction: On Method and Methods in Anthropology. In: Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology , H. R. Bernard, ed., 9–36. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

1999 H. Russell Bernard. Languages in Contact: Implications for Literacy.   In: Literacy: An   International Handbook . D. Wagner, R. L. Venezky, and B. Street, eds., 22–28. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

2000 Gery W. Ryan and H. Russell Bernard. Data Management and Analysis Methods. In: Handbook of Qualitative Methods, 2nd ed., edited by Norman K. Denzin and   Yvonna S. Lincoln. Pp. 769–802. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

2001 C. McCarty, P. D. Killworth, H. R. Bernard, E. Johnsen, and G. A.   Shelley. Comparing Two Methods for Estimating Network Size. Human Organization 60:38–39.

2001 H. R. Bernard, P. D. Killworth, E. C. Johnsen, G. A. Shelley, and C. McCarty. Estimating the Ripple Effect of a Disaster. Connections 24:18–22.

2002 H. R. Bernard, G. N. Mbeh, and W. P. Handwerker, Language Survival, Popular Literacy, and Tone Marking. Human Organization 61:339–49.

2003 P. D. Killworth, C. McCarty, H. R. Bernard, E. C. Johnsen, J. Domini, and G. A. Shelley. Two Interpretations of Reports of Knowledge of Subpopulation Sizes. Social Networks 25:141–60.

2003 Gery Ryan, and H. R. Bernard. Techniques to Identify Themes. Field Methods 15:85–109.

2003 Clarence C. Gravlee, H. Russell Bernard, and William R. Leonard. Heredity, Environment, and Cranial Form: A Re-Analysis of Boas’s Immigrant Data. American Anthropologist 105(1):125–38.

2003 Clarence C. Gravlee, H. Russell Bernard, and William R. Leonard. Boas’s Changes in Bodily Form: The Immigrant Study, Cranial Plasticity, and Boas’s Physical Anthropology. American Anthropologist 105(2):326–32.

2005 Clarence Gravlee, William Dressler, and H. Russell Bernard. Skin color, social classification, and blood pressure in southeastern Puerto Rico . American Journal of Public Health 95:2191-2197.

2006 Peter d. Killworth, Christopher McCarty, H. Russell Bernard, and Mark House. The accuracy of small-world chains in social networks. Social Networks 28:85–96.

2006 C. Kadushin, P. D. Killworth, H. Russell Bernard, and A. Beveridge. Scale-up methods as applied to estimates of heroin use. Journal of Drug Issues 36:417–440.

2006 Shelley, G. A., P. D. Killworth, H. R. Bernard, C. McCarty, E. C. Johnsen, and R. E. Rice. Who knows your HIV status II: Information propagation within social networks of seropositive people. Human Organization 65:430–444.

2006 Gery W. Ryan and H. Russell Bernard. Testing an ethnographic decision tree model on a national sample: Recycling beverage cans. Human Organization 65:103–115.

2006 Killworth, P. D., C. McCarty, E. C. Johnsen, H. R. Bernard, and G. A. Shelley. Investigating the variation of personal network size under unknown error conditions. Sociological Methods and Research 35:84112.

2010 H. Russell Bernard, G. W. Ryan and S. Borgatti. Green cognition and behavior: A cultural domain analysis. In: C. Greiner and W. Kokot, eds, Networks, Resources and Economic Action, 189–215. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag.

2010 H Russell Bernard, Tim Hallett, Alexandrina Iovita, Eugene C. Johnsen, Rob Lyerla, Christopher McCarty, et al. Counting hard-to-count populations: The network scale-up method for public health. Sexually Transmitted Infections 86(Suppl 2):ii11eii15.

2012 J. K. Edmonds, D. Hruschka, H. Russell Bernard, and L. Sibley. Women’s social networks and birth attendant decisions: Application of the Network-Episode Model. Social Science and Medicine 74:452459.

2012 Paul Nchoji Nkwi and H. Russell Bernard. Culture, behavior and AIDS in Africa. In: African Responses to HIV/AIDS. Ed. by Segun Ige and Timothy Quinlan. Scottsville, South Africa: University of KwaZulu Natal Press.

2012 H. Russell Bernard. The science in social science. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(51):20796–20799.

2013 C. C. Gravlee, Bernard, H. R., Maxwell, C. R., & Jacobsohn, A. Mode effects in free-list elicitation: Comparing oral, written, and web-based data collection. Social Science Computer Review 30:119–132.

2013 Joel Cohen and H. Russell Bernard. Evolutionary psychology and consumer behavior: A constructive critique. Journal of Consumer Psychology 27:387–399.

2014 Patrick J. Tighe, S. S. Patel, N. Gravenstein, L. Davies, S. D. Lucas, and H. R. Bernard. The operating room: It's a small world (and scale free network) after all. Connections (in press)

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