Nebraska Authors

Robert K. Hitchcock

Born 1949 Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

The authors focus is on applied anthropology and development issues, especially as related to the San (Bushmen), and indigenous peoples of Southern Africa.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
South Africa

Author Of

  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


Anthropology; Human Rights; Scholarship; Africa; Refugees


BA 1971, University of California- Santa Barbara , MA 1977, Ph.D., 1982, University of New Mexico;


Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Geography
Coordinator of African Studies
Coordinator of Conflict and Conflict Resolution Studies

Places Worked

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
The World Bank
State Governments


Fulfilling the Dream Award'-Martin Luther King, Jr., January 2003
Sue Tidball Award for Creative Humanity, April 2001
Gandhi Award for Social Justice and Social Action, March 2001


More than 250 journal articles, book chapters, and reports

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