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Michael McClean Ames, Ph.D., CM, FRSC. Professor Emeritus, University of British Columbia. Received his B.A. (Hons) in anthropology from UBC, Ph.D. from Harvard, and did field work in Sri Lanka and post-doctoral work in South Asian Studies at the University of Chicago before returning to Canada to teach at McMaster University from 1962 and at UBC from 1964 onwards. He served as Director of the UBC Museum of Anthropology from 1974 to 1997 and after retirement as Acting Director from 2002 to 2004; in 1992 he wrote a book called "Cannibal Tours and Glass Boxes: The Anthropology of Museums". Appointed to the Order of Canada, 1999.

Born: 1933
Died: 2006-02-20