Elsie Clews Parsons
#5170 Overall Influence

Elsie Clews Parsons

American anthropologist


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Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons was an American anthropologist, sociologist, folklorist, and feminist who studied Native American tribes—such as the Tewa and Hopi—in Arizona, New Mexico, and Mexico. She helped found The New School. She was associate editor for The Journal of American Folklore , president of the American Folklore Society , president of the American Ethnological Society , and was elected the first female president of the American Anthropological Association right before her death.

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Columbia University
Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

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Barnard College
Barnard College

Private women's liberal arts college in the United States

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