Hugh Smythe (1913-1977)

 
 
  • 1946 Ph.D. Anthropology; Northwestern University
  • 1937 MA Sociology; Atlanta University
  • 1936 BA Sociology; Virginia State College
  • Ambassador to Syria in 1965
  • Dissertation: Patterns of Kinship Structure in West Africa
  • Selected Publications: “The concept of ‘Jim Crow.'” Social Forces 27(1):45-48 (1949); “Race and nationality from a sociological point of view.” Midwest Journal 2(1):41-45 (1949); “Changing patterns in Negro leadership.” Social Forces 29(2):191-197 (1950); “The Eta: a marginal Japanese caste.” American Journal of Sociology 58(2): 194-196 (1952); “Social stratification in Nigeria.” Social Forces 37(2):168-171 (1958); “Social change in Africa.” American Journal of Economics & Sociology 19(2):193-206 (1960); “Urbanization in Nigeria.” Anthropological Quarterly 33(3):143-148 (1960); The New Nigerian Elite (co-authored with Mabel M. Smythe, 1960).