Ruth L. Bunzel

Ruth L. Bunzel

Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Fellow: Awarded 1931
Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Barnard College, Columbia University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1930

Fellow from the United States to Latin America:

Bunzel, Ruth L.:  Appointed to make a study of Indian backgrounds of the Mexican Nation; an intensive study of one of the more primitive Mexican tribes, with special emphasis on the effects of the contact of cultures; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1930.

Born April 18, 1898, in New York City.  Education: Barnard College, A.B., 1918; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1927; University of Chicago, 1926–27; National University of Mexico, Summer of 1929. Fellow of the Social Science Research Council, 1927–29.

Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, 1922–25; Lecturer, Barnard College, 1929–30.

Publications: “The Pueblo Porter,” 1929; “Zuni Ritual Poetry,” and “Zuni Katcinas,” in the 47th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1930.

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