David Crandall

Current Courses

Anthr 101 (Social/Cultural Anthropology)


D Phil, Oxford University, England, 1993
M Phil, Oxford University, England, 1989
BA, Brigham Young University, 1986

Selected Publications

​2004 "Himba Flora Taxonomy and Herbal Medicines," Anthropos, Vol. 99, No. 1, 200-207

2004 "Mozart, Die Zauberflote, and Monostatos: Africans in the 18th Century European Popular Imagination," Special Ediation of BYU Studies on Die Zauberflote, Vol. 43, 170-179.

2003 "Knowing Human Moral Knowledge to be True: An essay on intellectual conviction," Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, (N.S.) 10, 307-326

2002 "Understanding the Hyena's Character in African Folktales: the Himba case." Africa 2002: No. 2, 153-170.

2001 "Classifying the Animal Kingdom: are the Himba naturalists?" in Bollig, M. and Gewald, J.B. (eds) People, Cattle, and Land: Transformations of a pastoral society in southwestern Africa. ​Ruediger Koeppe Verlag: Cologne​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​