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Howard J. DeNike

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Howard J. DeNike, Ph.D.

Anthropology Background and Experience: Conducted fieldwork in former East Germany during 1992-1995, with 18 months residency in East Berlin investigating disposition of jurists from former regime following German unification; nine months as Visiting Fellow, University of New South Wales, Australia, studying indigenous land claims; Co-edited Genocide in Cambodia, (U. Pa. Press (2000) concerning the 1979 trial of Pol Pot in Phnom Penh, Cambodia; worked extensively between 1996 and 2001 in post-socialist settings (Cambodia, Ukraine, Armenia) as long-term consultant to projects rendering assistance in transition to rule of law systems and privatization of rural and urban property.  From 2002 to 2005, worked in West Bank/Gaza as consultant to projects reforming land registry and modernizing Palestinian Bar Association. 

  • 1999-2005: Instructor at San Francisco State University, teaching senior and graduate seminars, as well as courses on kinship and introductory anthropology. 
  • 2006-2007: taught upper and lower division anthropology courses at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. 
  • 2008-2010: taught a series of cultural anthropology courses at the Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco.
  • Law instructor, Afghanistan Rule of Law Project, Kabul, Afghanistan. Taught legal reasoning and analysis to Afghan law students, judges, and professors, as part of a USAID project managed by Checchi Consulting, Washington, DC. (2009)

Specialization and Interests: Urban fieldwork; Native-American sovereignty; international human rights; post-socialist privatization and transition to democracy.
Geographical Experience: Ukraine, Armenia, Cambodia, West Bank/Gaza, Vietnam, Germany, Australia, Philippines, Guyana, Afghanistan.

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