DENNIS WIEDMAN, Ph.D.
|Major Positions Held:||
President: National Association for the Practice of Anthropology
Assistant to the Provost, 1990-2000
Treasurer. Society for Applied Anthropology. 1997-1999 (SfAA)
Director of Program
Ecological Anthropology, Ethnohistorical Research Methods, Applied Anthropology.
Native American Studies: Health, Art and Religion, Peyotism
Medical Anthropology: Native American Health, Type II Diabetes
Directed Culture Change,
Barrow Alaska 2001
Selected Publications: (If you cannot locate an item please email)
In Process for 2013. Chronicities of Modernity and the Contained Body as an Explanation for the Global Pandemic of Obesity, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome. IN Controversies in Obesity. David Haslam, Editor. Springer Publishing Co.
2012 Native American Embodiment of the Chronicities of Modernity: Reservation Food, Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome among the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 26(4):595-612.
2012 Upholding Indigenous Freedoms of Religion and Medicine: Peyotists at the 1906-1908 Oklahoma Constitutional Convention and First Legislature. American Indian Quarterly 36(2):215-246.
2011 Chronicities of Modernity Theory as an Explanation for the Global Pandemic of the Metabolic Syndrome (MetS). Proceedings of the BIT First Annual World Congress on Endobolism: An event for endocrinology and metabolism professionals. January 25, 2011. Xiamen, China.
2010 Globalizing the Chronicities of Modernity: Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome. In Chronic Conditions, Fluid States, Globalization and the Anthropology of Illness. L. Manderson and C. Smith-Morris, eds. Pps. 18-53. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
Smith, Janell, Brian Saylor, Penelope Easton, Dennis Wiedman and the
Smith, Janell, Penelope Easton , Brian Saylor, Dennis Wiedman, and Jim LaBelle, Sr.
Smith, Janell, Paulette Johnson, Penelope Easton, Dennis Wiedman, Ema Widmark.
2005 American Indian Diets and Nutritional Research: Implications of the Strong Heart Dietary Study, Phase II for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes. Invited Research Editorial. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 105(12):1874-1880.
Janell, Penelope Easton, Dennis Wiedman, Nancy Rody, Kari Hamrick,
Nobmann, Emma Widmark, Diance Peck and Jennifer Cipra.
2002 Anthropological Contributions to Diabetes Research and Interventions. On-line Bibliography. Presented at American Anthropological Association 2001.
Janell and Dennis Wiedman
2000 Best Practices Compared to Strategic Management and Total Quality Management: A New Paradigm or an Incremental Change in Management Culture. High Plains Applied Anthropologist 20(2):146-152.
2000 Directing Organizational Culture Change Through Strategic Planning and Leadership. In Careers in Anthropology: Profiles of Practitioner Anthropologists. Edited by Paula Sabloff. NAPA Bulletin 20. Pps. 99-103. Washington: American Anthropological Association.
1999 Celebrating Diversity at FIU: A Role Model for the Future of U.S. Higher Education. Journal for the Art of Teaching. Special Issue: Diversity in Education. VI(1):37 - 46.
Susan, Tom Syracuse, Mary Free and Dennis Wiedman, Compilers and Editors.
1998 Effective Strategic Planning Roles For Anthropologists. Practicing Anthropology 20(1)36-39.
1996 Florida International University: Reaching For The Top. Second edition. Dennis Wiedman, editor and compiler. (University Strategic plan), 54 pages. Miami: Florida International University.
1994 Practitioner Profile: Dennis Wiedman. National Association For the Practice of Anthropology. Anthropology Newsletter 35(9)15-16.
1994 Florida International University on the Threshold of the 21st Century. Miami: Florida International University. 109 Pages. Dennis Wiedman, Editor and Compiler. (University Strategic Planning Document)
1992 Effects on Academic Culture of Shifts from Oral to Written Traditions: The Case of University Accreditation. Human Organization 5(4)398-407
1990 Big and Little Moon Peyotism as Health Care Delivery Systems. Medical Anthropology 12(4)371-387.
1990 University Accreditation: Academic Subcultural and Organizational Responses to Directed Change. In Crosscultural Management and Organizational Culture. Edited by Tomoko Hamada and Ann Jordan. Studies in Third World Societies: Williamsburg, Virginia. Volume 42, pages 227-246.
Kravitz, Dennis Wiedman and Scott Kass (eds.)
1989 Adiposity or Longevity: Which Factor Accounts for the Increase of Type II Diabetes Mellitus When Populations Acculturate to an Industrial Technology? Medical Anthropology 11(3)237-252.
Wiedman and Candace Greene
1988 Ethnohistory: A Researcher's Guide. Studies in Third World Societies: Williamsburg, Virginia. Volume 35, 438 pages. Edited by Dennis Wiedman.
1988 The Anthropological Use of Historical Documents. In Ethnohistory: A Researchers Guide. Edited by Dennis Wiedman. Studies in Third World Societies: Williamsburg, Virginia. Pages vii-xx.
1987 Oklahoma Cherokee Technological Development and Diabetes Mellitus. In Encounters With Biomedicine: Case Studies in Medical Anthropology. Edited by Hans Baer. New York: Gordon and Breech Science Publishing Co. Pages 43-71.
1985 The Staff, Fan, Rattle and Drum: Artistic and Spiritual Expressions of Oklahoma Peyotists. American Indian Art Magazine 10:38-45.
Wiedman and J. Bryan Page
1984 Directing Geriatric Health Care: Some Practical Issues. Practicing Anthropology 6(3)7-8.
Baugh, Julia Jordon, Dennis Wiedman et al.
1979 Diabetes Mellitus and Oklahoma Native Americans: A Case Study of Culture Change in Oklahoma Cherokee. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms International.
1976 The Individual and Innovation in the Process of Sociocultural Adaptation to Frontier Situations. Papers in Anthropology 17:107-116.
Selected Presentations/ Initiatives
Dennis Wiedman and NAPA Governing Council
Florida International University
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