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Richard L. Warms Texas State University - San Marcos, USA

Richard L. Warms received his PhD from Syracuse University in 1987 and is currently Professor of Anthropology at Texas State University, where he has taught since 1988. His research has focused on the history of anthropological theory, on commerce, religion, and ethnic identity in West Africa, and on African veterans of French colonial armed forces. With Jon McGee, he is coauthor of Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History (McGraw-Hill), now in its fifth edition; and with McGee and James Garber, of Sacred Realms: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion, now in its second edition (Oxford University Press). With Serena Nanda, he has coauthored the best-selling textbooks Cultural Anthropology, now in its eleventh edition, and Culture Counts, now in its third edition (Cengage Learning).