James Peacock

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James Lowe Peacock III (born 1937) is an American anthropologist.

Peacock studied psychology at Duke University, graduating with a bachelor's degree in 1959. Upon completing a doctorate in anthropology at Harvard University in 1965, he began teaching at Princeton University. He joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty in 1967. Peacock received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1980, and was named Kenan Professor of Anthropology in 1987.[1] He served as president of the American Anthropological Association between 1993 and 1995. Peacock retired from UNC in May 2015.[2]


  1. ^ "James L. Peacock". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Dr. James Peacock Retirement Celebration Honors Decades of Commitment to UNC". University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 14 May 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2018.