Quotes by Ashley Montagu

About Ashley Montagu:

Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu was a British-American anthropologist who popularized the study of topics such as race and gender and their relation to politics and development. He was the rapporteur (appointed investigator), in 1950, for the UNESCO statement The Race Question. As a young man he changed his name from Ehrenberg to "Montague Francis Ashley-Montagu". After relocating to the United States he used the name "Ashley Montagu". Montagu, who became a naturalized American citizen in 1940, taught and lectured at Harvard, Princeton, Rutgers, the University of California, and New York University. He authored over sixty books throughout this lifetime. In 1995, the American Humanist Association named him the Humanist of the Year.

Author Bio

  • NameAshley Montagu
  • DescriptionBritish-American anthropologist
  • AliasesMontague Francis Ashley-Montagu
  • BornJune 28, 1905
  • DiedNovember 26, 1999
  • CountryUnited Kingdom; United States Of America
  • ProfessionAnthropologist
  • AwardsHumanist Of The Year