David Beine, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Anthropology/Medical and Cognitive Anthropology, Washington State University, 2000
  • M.A., Anthropology/Linguistic Anthropology, San Diego State University, 1994
  • B.A., Communication Studies, California State University, Sacramento, 1986

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Professor of World Mission, Moody Bible Institute-Spokane, 2010–

Other professional experience and service

  • International Anthropology Consultant, 2008–2011
  • Cultural orientation instructor, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 2008–2011
  • Session organizer, High-Table Presidential Invited session (Collaboration and Engagement: The Continuing Role for Anthropologists in the Worldwide HIV/AIDS Crisis), 107th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), San Francisco, California, November 21, 2008
  • Instructor, Anthropological Linguistics and Ethnography, Trinity Western University School of Graduate Studies, Langley, BC, Canada, 2008
  • Adjunct faculty (tutorial instructor), Fuller Theological Seminary, 2007–2009
  • Summer Session Director, Canada Institute of Linguistics, 2007–2008
  • Anthropology instructor, Moody Bible Institute-Spokane, 2006–2010
  • Steering Committee member, AIDS and Anthropology Research Group (AAA), 2006–2008
  • Institute Director, Oregon Summer Institute of Linguistics, 2002–2007
  • South Asia Area tutor, The Association For Theological Education by Extension (TAFTEE),University of Wales, 2002–2005
  • Anthropology instructor, Oregon Summer Institute of Linguistics, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, Oregon, 1995–2007
  • Anthropology co-instructor, SIL, University of Texas at Arlington, 1995
  • Anthropology Department Head, SIL South Asia Group, 1994–2004
  • Sociolinguistic survey specialist, SIL South Asia Group, 1987–1991

Professional memberships

  • Society for Medical Anthropology, 2003–
  • Society for Anthropological Sciences, 2002–
  • Cultural Studies Group of Nepal, 2000–
  • AIDS and Anthropology Research Group, 1997–
  • Society for Linguistic Anthropology, 1995–
  • American Anthropological Association, 1995–
  • Phi Beta Delta (Honor Society for International Scholars), 1992–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Nepali: ILR 3

Research interests

  • HIV/AIDS
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Cognitive Anthropology
  • History of anthropology
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