Dame Henrietta Louise Moore, (born 18 May 1957) is a British DBE , FBA , FAcSS social anthropologist. She is the director of the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College, London (UCL), part of the Bartlett, UCL's Faculty of the Built Environment.
Early life [ edit ]
Moore graduated from
Durham University with an upper second in Archaeology and Anthropology in 1979. She continued her studies at  Newnham College, Cambridge, completing a PhD in 1983.
After leaving university Moore spent one year working for the
United Nations in Burkina Faso as a Field Director. She then became a Curatorial Assistant at the  Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge before joining the University of Kent as a Lecturer in Social Anthropology in 1985. Moore eventually rejoined Cambridge as a lecturer, where she became Director of Studies in Anthropology at  Girton College and then a Fellow of Pembroke College in 1989.
After a series of academic appointments in Social Anthropology at the
London School of Economics Moore took up the William Wyse Chair of Social Anthropology at Cambridge University. In 2009 Moore was made a Professorial Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge.
Moore has been critical of proposed restrictions in immigration, as proposed by
Leave.EU in the run-up to the 2016 United Kingdom European Union membership referendum. She is the Chair and Co-Founder of SHM Group, a consulting firm specialising in  change management.
Honours [ edit ]
She was appointed
Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to the social sciences.
She was elected a Fellow of the
British Academy in 2007. In 1995, Moore and  Megan Vaughan were awarded the Herskovits Prize by the African Studies Association for their book Cutting Down Trees: Gender, Nutrition, and Agricultural Change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890-1990.
In 2014 Moore received an honorary degree from
Queen's University Belfast.
Major works [ edit ]
Moore, Henrietta L. (1986). Space, text and gender: an anthropological study of the Marakwet of Kenya. Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN . 9780521303330
Moore, Henrietta L. (1988). . Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Feminism and anthropology ISBN . 9780745601137
Moore, Henrietta L.; et al. (1994). The Polity reader in gender studies. Cambridge, UK Malden, Massachusetts: Polity Press. ISBN . 9780745612102
Moore, Henrietta L.; Vaughan, Megan A. (1994). Cutting down trees: gender, nutrition and change in the Northern Province of Zambia, 1890–1990. New York: Heinemann and London: James Currey. ISBN . 9780852556122 (Winner of the 1995 Herskovitz Prize)
Moore, Henrietta L. (1994). . Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. A passion for difference: essays in anthropology and gender ISBN . 9780253209511
Moore, Henrietta L. (1996). Space, text and gender: an anthropological study of Marakwet of Kenya (2nd ed.). Cambridge New York: Cambridge University Press. ISBN . 9780521303330
Moore, Henrietta L. and Todd Sanders (2001). Magical interpretations, material realities: modernity, witchcraft, and the occult in postcolonial Africa. London New York: Routledge. ISBN . 9780415241557
Moore, Henrietta L.; Mayo, Ed (2001). Building the mutual state: findings from the virtual think tank www[dot]themutualstate[dot]org. London: New Economics Foundation and Mutuo. ISBN . 9781899407491
Moore, Henrietta L. (2007). The subject of anthropology: gender, symbolism and psychoanalysis. Cambridge, UK Malden, Massachusetts: Polity Press. ISBN . 9780745608099
Moore, Henrietta L.; Held, David (2008). Cultural politics in a global age: uncertainty, solidarity, and innovation. Oxford: One World Publications. ISBN . 9781851685509 Moore, Henrietta L.; Sanders, Todd (2014) . Anthropology in theory: issues in epistemology (2nd ed.). Malden, Massachusetts: Wiley-Blackwell. ISBN . 9780470673355
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