Shelton H. Davis

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Shelton H. Davis wiki Senior Fellow, Center for Latin American Studies. He formerly worked for the World Bank (Washington, D.C., 1986 to 2004)

Harvard University, Cambridge Massachusetts—Ph.D. Degree in Social Anthropology, June 1970. Dissertation Research in Guatemala (1967-1969). CV

  • Inter-American Foundation (Rosslyn, Virginia, 1985 and 1986)
  • Anthropology Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts (June 1975 to August 1984)
  • Participant in Social Science Research Council Expert Panel on Human Dimensions of the Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident (New York, 1979); and, organizer of International Conference on Indigenous Peoples and Multinational Corporate Challenge (Washington, DC, 1982).
  • Indigena, Inc., Berkeley, California (September 1973 to May 1975)-- Co-Founder and Executive Director of first documentation center in the United States on the indigenous peoples of the Western Hemisphere. Publication of first English-language newsletter on Indian peoples of the Americas.
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Plumsock Fund (South Woodstock, Vermont). Among other activities, the Plumsock Fund supports the Centro de Investigaciones Regionales de Mesoamerica (CIRMA) in Antigua, Guatemala; Plumsock Mesoamerican Studies in South Woodstock, Vermont, and the Maya Educational Foundation in Guatemala. Nominated June 2002.
  • Member of Board of Directors, Ruth Mott Foundation, Flint Michigan, 1987 through 1989.
  • Member of Latin America and Caribbean Advisory Committee, Oxfam America, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984 through 1986.

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