Joseph Nevadomsky

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Office: McCarthy Hall 426F
Phone: 657-278-5335
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Joseph Nevadomsky




PhD, Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of California Berkeley

MA, Anthropology, University of California Berkeley

MA, Education, University of California Berkeley

BA, English, History, Philosophy, University of San Diego

Recent Courses

Traditional Cultures of the World (ANTH 304), Culture and Art (ANTH 306)


Nevadomsky J. 2015. Fowler at 50. African Arts 48(1):78-82.

Nevadomsky J, Lawson N, and Hazlett K. 2014. An ethnographic and space syntax analysis of Benin Kingdom nobility architecture. African Archaeological Review 31(1):59-85.

Nevadomsky J. 2012. Iconoclash or iconoconstrain? Truth and consequence in contemporary Benin B (R) and brass castings. African Arts 45(3):14-27.

Nevadomsky J. 2009. Rosalinde Gregor Wilcox March 30, 1936-April 15, 2009 in memoriam. African Arts 42(4):6-7.

Nevadomsky J. 2008. Art, performance, and ritual in Benin city. African Arts 41(3):93-95.

Nevadomsky J, and Lawson N. 2005. The art of Ife - A descriptive catalogue and database. African Arts 38(1):8-+.

Nevadomsky J. 2005. Casting in contemporary benin art. African Arts 38(2):66-+.

Nevadomsky J. 2004. Art and sciences in Benin Bronzes (Dating techniques). African Arts 37(1):1-+.

Nevadomsky J. 2003. Ways of the rivers: Arts and environment of the Niger Delta. African Arts 36(3):10-+.

Nevadomsky J. 2000. Africa's Ogun: Old World and New. Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 19:159-160.

Nevadomsky J. 1998. The Benin centenary opening ceremonies. African Arts 31(3):87-87.

Nevadomsky J. 1998. Nevadomsky's rejoinder: A view from the deck. African Arts 31(1):88-90.

Nevadomsky J. 1997. Edo: The Bini people of the Benin kingdom. African Arts 30(4):88-89.

Nevadomsky J. 1997. Contemporary art and artists in Benin City. African Arts 30(4):54-+.

Rosen N, Sheeran LK, and Nevadomsky J. 1995. The neglected ape. Current Anthropology 36(2):353-354.

Nevadomsky J. 1994. Icons: Ideals and power in the art of Africa - Cole, HM. American Ethnologist 21(4):954-955.

Nevadomsky J. 1991. Sacrifice in Africa: A structuralist approach - Deheusch, L. Journal of Asian and African Studies 26(1-2):161-162.

Nevadomsky J. 1989. African anthropology - Andah, B. Africa 59(2):232-233.

Nevadomsky J. 1989. Preferential rankings of ethnic groups in southern Nigeria. Journal of Social Psychology 129(5):631-641.

Nevadomsky J. 1985. Drug use among Nigerian university students: Prevalence of self-reported use and attitudes of use. Bulletin on Narcotics 37(2-3):31-42.

Nevadomsky J. 1983. Economic organization and social status among East Indians in rural Trinidad. Ethnology 22(1):63-80.

Nevadomsky J. 1982. Self reported drug use among secondary school students in 2 rapidly developing Nigerian towns. Bulletin on Narcotics 34(3-4):21-32.

Nevadomsky J. 1981. Cultural and structural dimensions of occupational prestige in an East Indian community in Trinidad, West Indies. Journal of Anthropological Research 37(4):343-359.

Nevadomsky J. 1981. Patterns of self reported drug use among secondary school students in Bendel state in Nigeria. Bulletin on Narcotics 33(1):9-20.

Nevadomsky J. 1980. Abandoning the retentionist model: family and marriage change among the East Indians in rural Trinidad. International Journal of Sociology of the Family 10:181-198.