Kirk Endicott

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology
Research Associate at the Hood Museum of Art

Recently I have been studying the significance of nomadic hunting and gathering peoples for our understanding of human evolution, especially the question of whether humans are innately violent. I am also pursuing an interest in Aboriginal Australian art.

Curriculum Vitae
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Education: 
D.Phil. University of Oxford, 1976
Ph.D. Harvard University, 1974
B.Litt. University of Oxford, 1969
Diploma. University of Oxford, 1966
B.A. Reed College, 1965

Selected publications

Endicott, Kirk and Karen Endicott. The Headman Was a Woman: The Gender Egalitarian Batek of Malaysia, Malaysian edition. Subang Jaya, Malaysia: Center for Orang Asli Concerns. Includes DVD “The Batek: Rainforest Foragers of Kelantan, Malaysia.” 2012.

Endicott, Kirk. Review of Alan Barnard, Social Anthropology and Human Origins, in American Ethnologist 39 (3): 654-5. 2012.

Endicott, Kirk. "Peaceful foragers: The significance of the Batek and Moriori for the question of innate human violence." In D. Fry, ed., War, Peace, and Human Nature. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 241-61. 2013.

Endicott, Karen and Kirk Endicott. "Batek childrearing and morality." In D. Narvaez, A. Fuentes, and P. Gray, eds., Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing. Oxford University Press, New York, pp. 108-25. 2014.

Endicott, Kirk. Guest editor, "Hunter-gatherer aggression and peace," special issue 6.4 of the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research 6 (4), 2014.

Endicott, Kirk. "Editorial/Introduction." In K. Endicott, ed., "Hunter-gatherer aggression and peace," special issue 6.4 of the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research 6 (4): 197-202. 2014.

Endicott, Kirk. Editor, Malaysia’s “Original People”: Past, Present and Future of the Orang Asli. National University of Singapore Press. In press.

Endicott, Kirk. "Introduction." In K. Endicott, ed., Malaysia's “Original People”: Past, Present and Future of the Orang Asli. National University of Singapore Press.In press.

Endicott, Kirk, Lye Tuck-Po, and Nurul Fatanah Zahari. "Batek playing Batek for tourists at Peninsular Malaysia’s National Park." In A. Bunten and N. Graburn, eds., Cultural Tourism Movements: New Articulations of Indigenous Identity. University of Toronto Press, Toronto. Submitted.

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