East Asian Studies /


Professor of Anthropology/
Vice President and Provost of College
Box 37, Ph. (503) 768-7200
e-mail: atkinson@lclark.edu
Jane Atkinson is a cultural anthropologist with interests in ritual, politics, and history in Southeast Asia. She conducted the first long-term ethnographic research with the Wana in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, since the Dutch colonial period. Her work resulted in a series of articles; an edited collection of essays, Power and Difference: Gender in Island Southeast Asia and a book, The Art and Politics of Wana Shamanship, co-edited with Shelly Errington. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and Taa, a Central Celeban language. She is presently serving as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and is do-director of the Asian Studies Collaboration Project funded by the Ford Foundation.


(EAS Faculty) (East Asian Studies Program) (Lewis & Clark Collge)

Updated: 7/5/01