William G. Lockwood (1933-2017): Obituary with selected bibliography

  • Marek Jakoubek
  • Lenka J. Budilová


William G. Lockwood died unexpectedly on October 13th, 2017 at his home in Chelsea, Michigan. An excellent American cultural anthropologist, brilliant fieldworker and one of the most prominent Europeanists or, more precisely, scholars engaged in the area of Eastern Europe left this world. William Lockwood was born in 1933 in Long Beach, California. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Geology from Fresno State College in 1955, and a PhD in Anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1970. Starting in 1969, he worked as an assistant professor at the University of Michigan; in 1975, he was promoted to associate professor, and in 1995 he became a professor. He retired in 1999.