List of scholars of ethnology

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This list of scholars of ethnology contains people who contributed in some form to the discipline of ethnology, the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them.

Name Birth Death Nationality
Amades, JoanJoan Amades July 23, 1890 January 17, 1959 Catalonia
Ashkenazi, LéonLéon Ashkenazi June 21, 1922 October 21, 1996 Israel
Ba, Amadou HampâtéAmadou Hampâté Bâ 1901 May 15, 1991 Mali
Benedict, RuthRuth Benedict June 5, 1887 September 17, 1948 United States
Beňušková, ZuzanaZuzana Beňušková October 27, 1960 Slovakia
Boas, FranzFranz Boas July 9, 1858 December 21, 1942 Germany-United States
Bromley, Yu. V.Yu. V. Bromley Russia
Chapman, Charlotte GowerCharlotte Gower Chapman 1902 1908 United States
Clastres, PierrePierre Clastres May 17, 1934 July 29, 1977 France
Cunow, HeinrichHeinrich Cunow April 11, 1862 August 20, 1936 Germany
Davis, WadeWade Davis December 14, 1953 Canada
de Champlain, SamuelSamuel de Champlain August 13, 1574 December 25, 1635 France
Diamond, JaredJared Diamond September 10, 1937 United States
Dieterlen, GermaineGermaine Dieterlen May 15, 1903 November 13, 1999 France
Eliade, MirceaMircea Eliade March 9, 1907 April 22, 1986 Romania
Faye, SafiSafi Faye November 22, 1943 Senegal
Firth, RaymondRaymond Firth March 25, 1901 February 22, 2002 United Kingdom
Forster, Johann Georg AdamJohann Georg Adam Forster November 27, 1754 January 10, 1794 Germany
Frazer, James GeorgeJames George Frazer January 1, 1854 May 7, 1941 Scotland/United Kingdom
Gennep, Arnold vanArnold van Gennep April 23, 1873 May 7, 1957 France
Gísladóttir, HallgerðurHallgerður Gísladóttir September 28, 1952 February 1, 2007 Iceland
Gravrand, HenryHenry Gravrand 1921 July 11, 2003 France
Grimm, BrothersBrothers Grimm January 4, 1785 (Jacob) September 20, 1863 Germany
February 24, 1786 (Wilhelm) December 16, 1859
Günther, Hans F. K.Hans F. K. Günther February 16, 1891 September 25, 1968 Germany
Hale, HoratioHoratio Hale May 3, 1817 December 28, 1896 United States/Canada
Hull, BrianBrian Hull
Jaulin, RobertRobert Jaulin 1928 1996 France
Koch, GerdGerd Koch July 11, 1922 April 19, 2005 Germany
Kroeber, Alfred L.Alfred L. Kroeber June 11, 1876 October 5, 1960 United States
Kunio, YanagitaYanagita Kunio July 31, 1875 August 8, 1962 Japan
Lévi-Strauss, ClaudeClaude Lévi-Strauss November 28, 1908 October 30, 2009 France
Lowie, Robert H.Robert H. Lowie June 12, 1883 September 21, 1957 United States
Malinowski, BronisławBronisław Malinowski April 7, 1884 May 16, 1942 United Kingdom
Mauss, MarcelMarcel Mauss May 10, 1872 February 10, 1950 France
Maybury-Lewis, DavidDavid Maybury-Lewis May 5, 1929 December 2, 2007 Pakistan
Mead, MargaretMargaret Mead December 16, 1901 November 15, 1978 United States
Metraux, AlfredAlfred Metraux November 5, 1902 April 11, 1963 Switzerland
Mooney, JamesJames Mooney February 10, 1861 December 22, 1921 United States
Nicolas, LouisLouis Nicolas August 15, 1634 1682 France
Nott, JosiahJosiah Nott March 31, 1804 March 31, 1873 United States
Obradović, DositejDositej Obradović February 17, 1739 April 7, 1811 Serbia
Probst, PeterPeter Probst
Radić, AntunAntun Radić
Rivers, Augustus PittAugustus Pitt Rivers April 14, 1827 May 4, 1900 England
Rivet, PaulPaul Rivet May 7, 1876 March 25, 1958 France
Rizal, JoséJosé Rizal June 19, 1861 December 30, 1896 Philippines
Rouch, JeanJean Rouch May 31, 1917 February 18, 2004 France
Sahlins, MarshallMarshall Sahlins December 27, 1930 United States
Sydow, Carl Wilhelm vonCarl Wilhelm von Sydow
Schmidt, WilhelmWilhelm Schmidt February 16, 1868 February 10, 1954 Austria
Tillhagen, Carl-HermanCarl-Herman Tillhagen December 17, 1906 2002 Sweden
Turnbull, Colin M.Colin M. Turnbull November 23, 1924 July 28, 1994 Britain/United States
Tylor, E.B.E.B. Tylor
Victor, Turner-WitterTurner-Witter Victor
Xianfan, HuangHuang Xianfan November 13, 1899 January 18, 1982 China
Z, Raju AkulaRaju Akula Z