Franz Boas PapersWestern Social Science

Julia Liss

Julia Liss

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Email: jliss@scrippscollege.edu


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Julia Liss is Professor of History at Scripps College in Claremont, California. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. An intellectual and cultural historian, her work focuses on Franz Boas and cosmopolitanism, particularly Boas' role in anti-racism and the institutionalization of anthropology in New York.