UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Peter Nabokov
Professor, Department of World Arts and Cultures
Department: World Arts & Cultures/Dance
UCLA World Arts and Cultures
Address2: Kaufman 130C
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1608
Campus Mail Code: 160806
Phone: 310 267-2037
Fax: 310-825-7507
Email: pnabokov@arts.ucla.edu
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Keywords: India

Anthropologist and writer, Nabokov has conducted ethnographic and ethnohistorical research with Native American communities throughout North America.

He is the author of numerous articles and reports and has published eight books, including Indian Running, Native American Testimony: From Prophecy to the Present 1442 - 1992, and Native American Architecture.

In 1990-91, he received an Indo-U.S. Sub-commission Fellowship to study in South India. Nabokov recently served on the Anthropology faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is continuing his research on the vernacular architecture of South India as well as his American Indian studies in the Plains, California, and the Southwest.

Currently, Nabokov is completing two books on the relationship between American Indians and Yellowstone National Park, a third trade book on American Indian sacred geography, and his new book, A Forest of Time: American Indian Ways of History was recently published. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Goddard College; B.S., Columbia University.