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Dr John Davis

BA, PhD, FBA
Honorary Fellow since 2008
Dr John Davis

Background

  • The Warden, All Souls College (from 1995 to 2008)
  • Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1990 to 1995)
  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and finally Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Kent (from 1966 to 1990)
  • Postgraduate, London School of Economics (from 1961 to 1969)
  • Undergraduate, University College, Oxford (from 1958 to 1961)

Research interests

  • Social and economic anthropology

Publications

  • Exchange (Buckingham: Open University Press, 1992).
  • Libyan Politics: Tribe and Revolution (London: Tauris, 1987).
  • People of the Mediterranean (London: Routledge, 1977).
  • Land and Family in Pisticci (London: Athlone Press, 1973).

Other professional memberships and roles

  • President, Royal Anthropological Institute (from 1997 to 2001)
  • Chairman, European Association of Social Anthropologists (from 1993 to 1994)