Richard Guy Condon
|Richard Guy Condon|
Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
|Died||7 September 1995
|Institutions||University of Arkansas|
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh|
|Known for||Research amongst the Inuit of Holman|
Rick Condon (1952 – 7 September 1995) was an American anthropologist who specialized in the study of Inuit. He was curator of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and editor of the international journal, Arctic Anthropology.
Condon was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, USA. In 1974, he received a Bachelor's Degree in anthropology from Rutgers College, and in 1981, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. His dissertation was entitled, Inuit behavior and seasonal change: a study of behavioral ecology in the central Canadian Arctic.
His anthropological research included the people of Holman (Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Victoria Island, Canada), northern Alaska, and Baffin Island. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas.
Condon married the anthropologist Pamela Rose Stern in 1984. They collaborated on several research projects. Condon and Stern had two daughters, Kimberly and Morgan.
- (1982), Inuit natality rhythms in the central Canadian arctic
- (1983), Inuit behavior and seasonal change in the Canadian Arctic
- (1987), Inuit youth : growth and change in the Canadian Arctic
- (1996), The northern Copper Inuit : a history
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