Daniel J. Crowley
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Art History
University of California
Davis, California 95616

Born November 27, 1921 in Peoria Illinois, USA
A.B., Theory of Practive of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1943.
M.A., History of Art, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, 1948.
Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1956.
Military Service, U.S. Navy, 1942-1947, Lt. (jg), USNR (ret.)

Instructor, Dept. of Art, Bradley University, 1948-1950.
Tutor in Anthropology, U. of West Indies, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, 1953-1956.
Instructor, Dept. of Anthropology, Northwestern University, 1956-1960.
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, University of Notre Dame, 1958-1960.
Assistant Professor, Depts. of Anthropology and Art, University of California, Davis, 1961-1962,
      Associate Professor, 1962-1967,
      Professor, 1967-1996.
      Chairman, Dept. of Anthropology, 1966-1969.
Visiting Research Professor, Inst. of African Studies, U. of Ghana, 1969-1971.
Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Govt., U. of the West Indies, Trinidad, 1973-1974.
Fulbright Senior Research Scholar, Brazil, 1978-1979.
Indo-United States Grantee, Panaji, Goa, India, 1985-1986.
Pacific Rim Exchange Lecturer, La Trobe U. of Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, 1990.

Field Research:

Bahama Islands, 1952, 1953, 1972.
Trinidad, Tobago, St. Lucia, 1953-1956, 1958, 1966, 1973-1974, 1980, 1983.
Western European Ethnographic Museums, 1959, 1976.
Zaire, Angola, Zambia, Tanzania, 1960, 1971
Southern Africa, 1990.
Michoacan, Mexico, 1962, 1975.
Ghana, Togo, Dahomey, 1969-1971, 1973.
Senegambia, 1990.
Brazil, 1978-1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1992.
Goa, India, 1985, 1986.
Guinea-Bissau, 1987.
Canary Is., 1988.
Cape Verde, 1989.
Australia, 1990.
New Guinea, Melanesia, Polynesia, 1991.

Research Interests:

African and African-derived societies.
Graphic and platic arts, folklore, music.
The role of artists in culture.
Multi-cultural societies.
Ethnoaesthetics, comparative aesthetic values.
Festivals and Carnivals.



Stafford Prize in American Folklore, 1952.
Centennial Citation, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1968.
President, American Folklore Society, 1969-71.
President, California Folklore Society, 1979.
Member, U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, 1974-1980.
Archer Taylor Memorial Lecturer, California Folklore Society, 1986.
Guinness Book of World Records, Most travelled disabled person.