Anthropologist Edward T. Hall received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1942 and did fieldwork on intercultural relations with the Navajo, Hopi, Spanish-Americans, and the Trukese. During the crucial years of the foreign aid program in the 1950s he was Director of the State Department’s Point IV Training Program. From 1959 to 1963 he directed a communications research project at the Washington School of Psychiatry where he studied nonverbal communication. He taught at the University of Denver, Bennington College, the Harvard Business School, the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Northwestern University. Dr. Hall was a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association and the Society for Applied Anthropology, and a member of the Building Research Advisory Board of the National Academy of Sciences.
Best known for his work in intercultural relations and communication, he consulted with businesses and government agencies.
Edward T. Hall died July 20, 2009. This website celebrates his professional contributions.
Edward T. Hall Associates
Karin B. Hall
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Santa Fe, NM 87508