Thomas N. Headland
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd.
Dallas, TX 75236 U.S.A.
Web site: http://www.sil.org/~headlandt/
- Ph.D., University of Hawaii (1986)
- M.A., University of Hawaii (1982)
- B.A., Bethel College (St. Paul, MN, 1960)
- International Anthropology Consultant, SIL (1984– )
- Adjunct Professor of Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington (1986– )
- Visiting Professor of Linguistics, University of North Dakota (2001– , summers only)
1962–1986, 1991–1992, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008: A total of 15 years of fieldwork during this 46–year period among the Agta Negrito hunter-gatherers of the Philippines.
- American Anthropological Association (fellow)
- American Association of University Professors
- Linguistic Society of the Philippines
- Society for Anthropological Sciences
- Ecological anthropology
- hunter-gatherer societies
- Philippine Negritos
- tropical forest human ecology
- descriptive linguistics
- Geographical area of interest is Insular Southeast Asia. (See biographical background.)
Agta Demographic Database: Chronicle of a hunter-gatherer community in transition. SIL Language and Culture Documentation and Description 2007-2, 2007. Dallas: SIL International. Online. (Coauthor with Janet Headland)
Population Dynamics of a Philippine Rain Forest People: The San Ildefonso Agta. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998 (Coauthor with John Early).
The Tasaday Controversy: Assessing the Evidence. Special Publication No. 28, Scholarly Series. Washington, DC: The American Anthropological Association, 1992. (Editor).
Revisionism in Ecological Anthropology. Current Anthropology 38:605-630, 1997.
Limitation of Human Rights, Land Exclusion, and Tribal Extinction: The Agta Negritos of the Philippines. Human Organization 56:79-90, 1997. (Co-author: Janet Headland).