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Name: Victor Demunck
Title: Chair
Academic Rank: Professor
Department: Anthropology

Expertise Keywords: Sri Lanka, Cognition, Lithuania, Muslims, South Asia, Cross-cultural research methods, romantic love

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: Over 5 books and over 40 papers in refereed journals and edited volumes

Currrent Research: Romantic love
Cultural models
Lithuania
National identity

Contact Information

Office Phone: 845-257-2985
E-mail Address: demunckv@newpaltz.edu

Education

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University of California, Riverside 1974-1985 phd 1985 anthropology

Awards/Grants/Honors

NSF grant 2002 $108,000 "cultural models of romantic love in Russia and the United States"
Fulbright Grant 2002 to Lecture and conduct research in Lithuania
Editor-in-Chief of Reviews in Anthropology 1997--2002

Publications

Culture, Self and Meaning Waveland Press 2000
Romantic Love and Sexual Behavior: Perspectives from the Social Sciences 1998
Self, Other and the Love Dyad in Lithuania: Romantic Love as Fantasy and
Reality (Or, When Culture Matters and Doesn’t Matter). In. Intimacy, W.
Jankowiak, Ed. (pps. 65-95). New York: Columbia University Press. 2008
Wife-Husband Intimacy and Female Status in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Journal of Cross-Cultural Research. (Co-authored with Andrey Korotayev). 4: 307-335. 2007