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Richard J Senghas is a professor of anthropology and linguistics in the Department of Anthropology/Linguistics at Sonoma State University, CA. He earned a BA in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his MA and PhD in Anthropology at the University of Rochester, NY. He has conducted ethnographic and linguistic research in Nicaragua, and is particularly interested in sign languages and social theory. His research has been supported, in part, by a Fulbright-Hayes Dissertation For Research Abroad Fellowship and a Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Anthropological Association, the Society for Linguistic Anthropology, the Ethnological Society, and the Council on Anthropology & Education.

Richard was on sabbatical at Stockholm University in Stockholm, Sweden during the 2006-2007 academic year, but has returned home to SSU for the fall semester of 2007. He's still catching up on the backlog he's discovered upon his return....