Dennis Tedlock

Dennis Ernest Tedlock (19 June 1939 – 3 June 2016)[1] was the McNulty Professor of English and Research Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Buffalo.[2][3]

He received his Ph.D. in 1968 from Tulane University.[3] In 1986, he won the PEN Translation Prize for his book Popul Vuh: The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life,[4] and in 1997 was the joint recipient of the American Anthropological Association President's Award, along with his wife, Barbara Tedlock.[5]

He was a proponent of dialogical anthropology.


  1. ^ Date information sourced from Library of Congress Authorities data, via corresponding WorldCat Identities linked authority file (LAF). Retrieved on 2008-05-26.
  2. ^ "Dennis Tedlock - resume". Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  3. ^ a b "Department of Anthropology, University of Buffalo, Faculty listing". Archived from the original on 2008-04-02. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  4. ^ "PEN translation prize winners". Archived from the original on 2007-06-08. Retrieved 2008-05-24.
  5. ^ "AAA Prizes and Awards". American Anthropological Association. Retrieved 2008-05-24.


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