Dr. Dennis E. Shaw

Professor Emeritus, Miami-Dade College Founding Member and President of the Society for Anthropology in Community CollegesMember since 1971

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My Biography

Dennis E. Shaw’s (BA Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles; MA Anthropology, University of California, Santa Barbara; PhD History, University of Miami) first research project was Field Director of Anasazi Origins in New Mexico. The major research from there is housed at Eastern New Mexico University. He was also academic advisor to the Emmy Award winning TV series Faces of Culture. This series was developed in conjunction with Miami-Dade College and KOCE Television in Southern California. The original research is housed at KOCE Television in Orange County, California. His first interest has always been teaching and remained that way until he retired. He published two articles on teaching Anthropology at the community college. Dennis attended his first AAA Annual Meeting in 1967.