Scupin, RayProfessor Emeritus
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Scupin, Raymond U
Director,Center for International and Global Studies, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Editor in Chief: Journal of International and Global Studies
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Raymond Scupin has been employed at Lindenwood University since 1981.
Educational and Professional Experience
Dr. Scupin earned his B.A. degree in History, Asian Studies,and Anthropology, from the University of California–Los Angeles. He completed
American Anthropological Association, Association of Asian Studies, Council of Thai Studies, SEASSI, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Association: past board member, Human Rights Council AAA, Society for the Anthropology of Religion, Evolution and Anthropology Society, Federation of Small Anthropology Programs, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable
Globalization, Race and Ethnicity, Anthropology of Religion, Islam, Thailand, Southeast Asia, Language, Political Economy, Theory, Cognition and Culture, and Social and Cultural Evolution
2006 ed. Peoples and Cultures of Asia. Pearson Prentice Hall Press.
2008 ed. Religion and Culture: An Anthropological Focus. 2nd edition. Pearson Prentice Hall Press.
2012 ed. Race and Ethnicity: The United States and the World, 2nd edition. Pearson
2012 Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective. (8th Edition). Pearson Prentice Hall Press.
2012 with Christopher DeCorse. Anthropology: A Global Perspective. (7th Edition), Pearson Prentice Hall Press.
1980 "The Politics of Islamic Reformism in Thailand." Asian Survey, Vol. 20, No. 12
1998 “Muslim Accommodation in Thai Society” Journal of Islamic Studies (Oxford Centre
2013. “South Thailand: Politics, Identity, and Culture.” Journal of Asian Studies 72 (2): 1-10.
2013. “Correlates of Objective Historiography: A Review Essay on Hierarchy, History, and
Human Nature by Donald E. Brown” Cliodynamics 4: 162-170.
n.d. “Anthropology and International Studies” In James, Patrick, Steve Yetiv, and Stefan Fritsch (eds.) Interdisciplinary Approaches in International Studies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan
The Anthropology of Ethnicity in Asia. (Invited lecture). Hiroshima University,
Nationalism and Muslim Identity in Thailand. Pattani, Thailand. 2002