Theodore Schwartz

Theodore Schwartz, professor emeritus of anthropology, University of California, San Diego, died at his home in Del Mar, California, on May 5.

Jeffrey R. Parsons

Jeffrey R. Parsons, professor emeritus of anthropology and curator emeritus of Latin American archaeology at the University of Michigan, died on March 19, 2021. He was 81.

Marshall D. Sahlins

Along with his family and friends, the community of anthropologists mourns the passing of Marshall D. Sahlins, considered by many at the time of his death as the world’s most distinguished anthropologist. He died on April 5, 2021, at the age of 90.

Shirley S. Gorenstein

In her wide-ranging career, Shirley Gorenstein was a Mesoamerican archaeologist, who, after a decade as a faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University, founded a public archaeology program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy, New York, and later was founding chair of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at RPI.

Mutale Chileshe

Mutale Chileshe, the unit head for society in medicine at Zambia’s Copperbelt University School of Medicine, made a powerful impact as an anthropologist teaching within a medical school.

Jorge A. Flores Ochoa

Jorge A. Flores-Ochoa, professor emeritus of the San Antonio Abad National University of Cuzco, Peru, passed away from complications of COVID-19 at the age of 85 on August 20, 2020, in the Imperial City of the Incas where he was born and lived his entire life.

Claire R. Farrer

Claire R. Farrer, professor emerita of anthropology at California State University-Chico, died on September 11, 2020, at the age of 84, while living at ViewPointe Senior Living Community in Colorado Springs, Colorado.