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Rowe, John Howland (1918–2004)
Jo Ellen Burkholder
John Howland Rowe was a highly recognized scholar of Andean studies with significant contributions in the areas of history, ethnohistory, archaeology, linguistics, and ethnology. Born in Maine, he was educated at Brown University in classics and went on to receive his PhD from Harvard in 1947. He taught and worked to found anthropology programs at universities in Cuzco, Peru and Popayan, Colombia before accepting a position to teach linguistics and archaeology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was promoted to full professor in 1956 and served as an influential department chair from 1963–1967. Before he retired from Berkeley in 1988, he ...