Richard Feinberg, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology
Richard Feinberg, Ph.D., Department of Anthropology, served as commentator on “ASAO Histories” during the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania’s meeting held Feb. 20, 2017, in Lihu’e, Hawaii. On the 50th anniversary of its founding, the association is compiling a history of the association. Several long-term association members presented formal papers. Feinberg’s role was to offer critical commentary, add missing pieces and correct errors, based on his four decades of experience, including many years in a variety of leadership positions.
This past year, Feinberg was elected to the status of Honorary Fellow. At the 2017 meeting, he was formally honored by the association and assumed his new position.