Fred Wendorf

American anthropologist (1924-2015)

Denver Fred Wendorf (July 31, 1924 – July 15, 2015) was an American archaeologist. He was a professor emeritus of Anthropology at Southern Methodist University. He received his Ph.D. in 1953 from Harvard University, and founded the anthropology department at SMU along with founding the Fort Burgwin Research Center in Taos, New Mexico.[1][2]

Wendorf was a member of the United States National Academy of Sciences.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Press Release" (PDF). Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnology. 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on June 10, 2012. Retrieved February 22, 2012.
  2. "Excavator of "Midland Man" site dies at age 90". Midland Reporter-Telegram. Midland Reporter-Telegram. 2015. Retrieved July 16, 2015.