job_title: Panelist
Riall Nolan
Riall Nolan Ph.D., is an emeritus professor of anthropology at Purdue University, USA and an affiliated lecturer in the MPhil program in International Development at the University of Cambridge, UK. A scholar of international development, cross-cultural adaptation, and applied anthropology, he has conducted research on issues of change and development in Eastern Senegal, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Somalia, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinee, Indonesia, Thailand, and Western Siberia. He is the author of eight academic books, including Development Anthropology (Westview Press 2001), the Handbook of Practicing Anthropology (Wiley/Blackwell, 2013), and Using Anthropology in the World (Routledge 2017). He has published nearly forty articles, including “Anthropology and Development,” in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Anthropology (Oxford University Press 2019). His work as a researcher and project specialist has included community led development initiatives with the Peace Corps, USAID, the World Bank, and numerous university and local NGO partners. Dr. Nolan was Associate Provost and Dean of International Programs at Purdue.

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