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Rena Gropper, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Gropper has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of academia

With more than 45 years of professional experience to her credit, Dr. Gropper has been recognized as a professor emeritus of Hunter College

    FOREST HILLS, NY, July 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rena Gropper, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Gropper celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 45 years of professional experience to her credit, Dr. Gropper has been recognized as a professor emeritus of Hunter College since 1991. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Hunter College as an anthropology professor from 1983 to 1991, an associate professor from 1975 to 1983, an assistant professor from 1967 to 1975, an instructor from 1964 to 1967, and a lecturer from 1960 to 1964. In addition to her primary roles, Dr. Gropper excelled as a departmental representative for the anthropology department at Hunter College from 1979 to 1991 and the chair of the Hunter College Senate.

Dr. Gropper further found success as an abstractor for the family study project at Allegheny General Hospital from 1959 to 1960 and as an executive secretary for the statistical department at the U.S. Economics Corporation of Neuberger and Berman from 1950 to 1954. She previously served as an instructor of anthropology at Connecticut College for Women from 1949 to 1950 and a research assistant for the archives of folk and primitive music at Columbia University in 1948. Dr. Gropper was active as an assistant to the curator of South American archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History from 1945 to 1946.

Dr. Gropper initially pursued an education at Hunter College, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology in 1947. She continued her studies at Columbia University, earning a Doctor of Anthropology in 1950. Dr. Gropper began her career with the Viking Fund, Inc., as a research assistant to the director from 1944 to 1945.

A respected voice in her areas of interest, Dr. Gropper has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Anthropology Association, the Society of Applied Anthropology, and Current Anthropology. The past president of the Gypsy Lore Society, Dr. Gropper is a member of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, the Society for International Development, the Society of Medical Anthropologists, Alpha Chi Alpha, and Phi Beta Kappa.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Rena Gropper has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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