Robert Guy McKee
- Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Rochester, 1995
- M.A., Anthropology, University of Rochester, 1985
- A.B., Social Relations, Harvard College, 1975
- Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
- Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), 2010–
- International Anthropology Consultant, 2008–2010
- Anthropology consultant, SIL Africa Area, 2006–2009
- Academic consultant, Mangbetu language project, SIL Eastern Congo Group, 1999–2004
- Linguist-translator, Mangbetu language project, SIL Eastern Congo Group, 1980–1989
- Society for Applied Anthropology, 2012–
- International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, 1998–
- English: ILR 5
- French: ILR 3
- Mangbetu, Meegye dialect: ILR 2
- Bangala, Isiro-area dialect: ILR 1
- Mangbetu-Asoa subgroup linguistics and anthropology
- Death ritual and compensations
- Myth and tale analysis
- Christian anthropology
McKee, Robert. 2012. Missiology, the witch, and the idol: “Ascribe to the LORD glory and strength,” or, The garden limit on humanity’s creative license. GIALens 6(2):1–25. http://www.gial.edu/images/gialens/vol6-2/McKee_Missiology-1.pdf.
McKee, Robert. 2010. Mangbetu tales of Leopard and Azapane: Trickster as resistance hero. GIALens 4(3):1–14. http://www.gial.edu/images/gialens/vol4-3/McKee-MangbetuTales.pdf.
McKee, Robert. 2008. Storytelling for peace-building: Toward sustainable cultural diversity. GIALens 3(1):1–10. http://www.gial.edu/images/gialens/vol3-1/McKee-Storytelling.pdf.
McKee, Robert. 2007. Concerning Meegye and Mangbetu’s bilabial trills. In Doris L. Payne and Mechthild Reh (eds.), Advances in Nilo-Saharan linguistics: Proceedings of the 8th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, University of Hamburg, 22–25 August 2001. Nilo Saharan 22, 181–189. Cologne: Rüdiger Köppe Verlag.
McKee, Robert. 2007. The Meegye connective BHE as a discourse developmental marker. GIALens 1(2):1–13. http://www.gial.edu/images/gialens/vol1-2/McKee-paper.pdf.
McKee, Robert. 1991a. ‘Here’, ‘there’, ‘yonder’, and beyond with Meje aspect. In Franz Rottland and Lucia N. Omondi (eds.), Proceedings of the Third Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Kisumu, Kenya, 4–9 August 1986. Nilo Saharan 6, 165–180. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag.
McKee, Robert. 1991b. The interpretation of consonants with semi-vowel release in Meje (Zaire) stems. In Franz Rottland and Lucia N. Omondi (eds.), Proceedings of the Third Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Kisumu, Kenya, 4–9 August 1986. Nilo Saharan 6, 181–195. Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag.
McKee, Robert. 2007. Data illustrating case in Mangbetu? Paper presented at the 10th Nilo-Saharan Linguistics Colloquium, Paris, France. August 22–24, 2007.
McKee, Robert. 2006. Transcending postcolonial stereotypes through filmed dilemma tales?: In which the subtitles do let film subjects “speak for themselves.” Paper presented at the Inter-Congress of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Cape Town, South Africa. December 3–7, 2006.
McKee, Robert. 2003. Filmmaker ventriloquism (or, “the voice of Oz”) in ethnographic film: When subtitles do not let film subjects speak for themselves. Manuscript.
McKee, Robert. 2002. Mangbetu orthography statement. Second edition. Manuscript.
McKee, Robert. 1998. Genesis prologue myth as epistemological charter: Toward a “golden mean” resolution of the creation-evolution debate. Paper presented at the 14th International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Williamsburg, Virginia. July 26–August 1, 1998.
McKee, Robert. 1995. Meje-Mangbetu (Northeastern Zaire) death compensations as intergroup rites of passage: A structural, cultural, and linguistic study. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Rochester.
McKee, Robert. 1985. Cannibalism as ideological prop: The Mangbetu case. Paper presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Anthropological Association, Lake Placid, New York. April 24–27, 1985.