Marilyn Strathern

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Dame Ann Marilyn Strathern, DBE, FBA (née Evans; born 6 March 1941)[1] is a British anthropologist, who has worked largely with the Mount Hagen people of Papua New Guinea and dealt with issues in the UK of reproductive technologies.[2] She was William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge from 1993 to 2008, and Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge from 1998 to 2009.

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Marilyn Strathern

Ann Marilyn Evans

(1941-03-06) 6 March 1941 (age 81)
Wales, United Kingdom
Alma materGirton College
Parent(s)Eric Charles Evans
Joyce Evans
Scientific career
FieldsSocial anthropology
InstitutionsGirton College
Trinity College
University of California, Berkeley
Manchester University
ThesisWomen's status in the Mount Hagen area: a study of marital relations and court disputes among the Melpa-speaking people, New Guinea (1969)
Doctoral advisorPaula Brown Glick
Esther N. Goody