Marilyn J. Gregerson, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Humanities/Cultural Anthropology/Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1991
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Minnesota, 1962
  • B.A., Christian Education, Northwestern College, Roseville, MN, 1959
     

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Anthropology Consultant, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 1995–
     

Other professional experience and service

  • Instructor, Cultural Anthropology, Asia Research Institute of Language and Culture (ARILAC), Pohang, South Korea, 2012
  • Instructor, Cultural Anthropology with a deaf focus, SIL/Deaf Opportunity Outreach (DOOR), Nairobi, Kenya 2011
  • SIL International Anthropology consultant, 2008–2011
  • Anthropology Workshop Director, SIL Malaysia, 1982, 2007, 2009, 2011
  • Literacy Specialist, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 1998–2003
  • Instructor, Cultural Anthropology, SIL Singapore, 1996
  • Anthropology Workshop Co-Director, SIL Indonesia Branch, 1975, 1980, 1989, 1991
  • Instructor, Anthropology, SIL-University of Oregon, 1986
  • Instructor, Anthropology, SIL-Seattle Pacific University, 1985
  • Anthropology Consultant, SIL Indonesia Branch, 1975–1983
  • Anthropology Workshop Co-Director, Sudan, 1980
  • Instructor, Anthropology, SIL-Dallas, 1976
  • Anthropology Consultant, SIL Mainland Southeast Asia Group, 1965–1975
  • Linguist and literacy specialist, Rengao language, SIL Viet Nam Branch, 1965–1975
  • Instructor, Grammar, SIL-University of North Dakota, 1970
  • Instructor, Grammar, SIL-University of Washington, 1964
  • Instructor, Phonemics, SIL-University of Washington, 1963
  • Instructor, Anthropology, Seattle Pacific College, 1961–1963
     

Professional memberships

  • Association for Political and Legal Anthropology, 2007–
  • Council on Anthropology and Education, 2005–
  • American Anthropological Association, 1988–
     

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Vietnamese: ILR 3
  • Rengao: ILR 3
  • Indonesian: ILR 3
  • Khmer: ILR 2
  • Thai: ILR 1
     

Research interests

  • Traditional law and political systems
  • Oral literature
  • Animistic belief systems
  • Education and culture
  • Mother tongue literacy for indigenous ethnic minority people
  • Religion
  • Social structure
  • Kinship
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