Alan Almquist "received his Ph.D. in physical anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1972. He is now emeritus professor of Anthropology At California State University, East Bay after teaching anthropology there for 35 years. He has done field work in the Afar region of Ethiopia in paleoanthropology since 1993. He has authored six books in anthropology including the introductory text "Biological Anthropology" with co-author Noel Boaz. He considers the work of AOF to be of great benefit to these girls in attaining their goals of becoming important contributors to their respective societies." 
- Advisor African Orphans Foundation
Resources and articles
- Leadership, African Orphans Foundation, accessed June 12, 2010.