Robert Guy McKee, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Rochester, 1995
  • M.A., Anthropology, University of Rochester, 1985
  • A.B., Social Relations, Harvard College, 1975

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), 2010–

Other professional experience and service

  • International Anthropology Consultant, 2008–2010
  • Anthropology consultant, SIL Africa Area, 2006–2009
  • Academic consultant, Mangbetu language project, SIL Eastern Congo Group, 1999–2004
  • Linguist-translator, Mangbetu language project, SIL Eastern Congo Group, 1980–1989

Professional memberships

  • Society for Applied Anthropology, 2012–
  • International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 1998–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • French: ILR 3
  • Mangbetu, Meegye dialect: ILR 2
  • Bangala, Isiro-area dialect: ILR 1

Research interests

  • Mangbetu-Asoa subgroup linguistics and anthropology
  • Death ritual and compensations
  • Myth and tale analysis
  • Christian anthropology
  • Lynching
GIAL
7500 West Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas  Texas  75236
United States