In recognition of junior anthropology majors demonstrating academic excellence.
Julian Haynes Steward was a twentieth-century American anthropologist best known for developing the concept and method of cultural ecology as well as a scientific theory of culture change. He helped transform evolutionary thought within cultural anthropology away from a unilineal, Spencerian idea of progress to an empirically based study of cultural adaptation.
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