John F M Middleton

John Middleton was Professor of Anthropology and Religious Studies at Yale University. Professor Middleton's research interests focussed on social anthropological research in Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Zanzibar and Kenya. He held positions at University College; the School of Oriental and Asian Studies (SOAS), University of London; and at Cape Town, Northwestern, New York, Frankfurt and Yale Universities. Professor Middleton was formerly Editor of Africa: The Journal of the International African Institute (1972-79), and edited the Encyclopedia of Africa South of the Sahara (New York, 1997) and the New Encyclopedia of Africa (Michigan, 2007).