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Richard Kenyon Pope ’53

Richard Kenyon Pope ’53, January 20, 2008, on Gabriola Island, British Columbia, from congestive heart failure. Dick received a BA from Reed in anthropology, and an MA in anthropology from the University of Chicago. His field studies were with the Kickapoo Indians in Oklahoma. In 1957, he began his teaching career-first at UC Berkeley and then at the University of Chicago. He participated in an interdisciplinary experimental college, Monteith, at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, and also taught at York University in Toronto, before accepting a position at the University of Regina in 1967. Dick had three sons and a daughter. Survivors include his wife, Susan.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2008

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