Interview with William Dressler, October 5, 2016

Project: Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Dressler talks about his life and career as an anthropologist starting with his childhood in a small town. Dressler explains the many twists and turns he took through academia to get to medical anthropology. He talks about his many influences and role models throughout his career and how they inspired him to teach the way he does. Finally, Dressler goes over some ways that students can better prepare themselves for the field of anthropology.

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2016oh414_sfaa131

Interviewee Name

William W. Dressler

Interviewer Name

Kathryn S. Oths

Interview Date

2016-10-05

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Dressler, William W. Interview by Kathryn S. Oths. 05 Oct. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dressler, W.W. (2016, October 05). Interview by K. S. Oths. Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dressler, William W., interview by Kathryn S. Oths. October 05, 2016, Society for Applied Anthropology Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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