Dr. Edward O. Henry

San Diego State University | Professor EmeritusMember since 1969

My Biography

An interest in folk music and society led Edward Henry to graduate school at Michigan State University, where he earned the doctorate in Cultural Anthropology, which he taught at San Diego State University for thirty-three years, attaining the rank of Professor. With Fulbright, NIMH, and SDSU grants he conducted field work in eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Rajasthan, publishing a book, long-playing record, compact disc, and twenty-some articles centering on the music he collected and social life he observed. He served as President of the Southern Chapter of the Society of Ethnomusicology and is Past-President of San Diego Audubon Society.