Elinor Abbot, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Brandeis University, 1990
  • M.A., Anthropology, Brandeis University, 1975
  • B.F.A., Painting and Art History, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA, 1965

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Adjunct Professor, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), 2000–

Other professional experience and service

  • International Anthropology Consultant, 2000–2011
  • Visiting Anthropology Consultant and trainer in Tanzania, India, Nepal, Mexico, Guatemala, Africa, Australia, and Asia, 2003–2010

Professional memberships

  • American Anthropological Association, 1990–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Spanish: ILR 2
  • Tzeltal, Oxchuc: ILR 2
  • French: (read)

Research interests

  • Regional history and socio-cultural change
  • Kinship and family
  • Research methodology
7500 West Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas  Texas  75236
United States