Dr. Sackett earned his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1996.
He has been teaching in the Department of Anthropology at The University of Memphis
as an adjunct since the 1980s. He has also taught at Rhodes College and the University
of California, Los Angeles. Currently, he is an instructor in the Interdisciplinary
Studies Program of the College of Arts and Sciences and primarily teaches courses
in anthropology, as well as advises anthropology undergraduate students.
Kiser, Laurel, Linda A. Bennett, Jerry Heston, Marilyn Paavola, Ross Sackett, and
Constance Durbin. “Family Ritual and Routine: An Exploratory Study Comparing Clinical
and Non-Clinical Families.” Journal of Family Psychology, 2004.
Finerman, Ruthbeth, and Ross Sackett. “Using Home Gardens to Decipher Health and Healing
in the Andes.” Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17, no. 4 (Dec. 2003): 459-482.
Johnson, Allen, and Ross Sackett. “Direct Systematic Observation of Behavior.” In
Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropology, edited by H. Russell Bernard, 301-332.
Beverly Hills, CA: AltaMira Press, 1998.
Torun, Benjamin, Peter Davies, Barbara Livingstone, Michael Paolisso, Ross Sackett,
and G.B. Spurr. “Energy Requirements and Dietary Energy Recommendations for Children
and Adolescents 1-to-18 Years Old.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 50 (1996):
Finerman, Ruthbeth, and Ross Sackett. “Saraguros.” In Encyclopedia of World Cultures,
edited by David Levinson and Johannes Wilbert. New York: Macmillan, 1994.
Paolisso, Michael Jeffrey, and Ross Sackett. Time Allocation Among the Irapa-Yukpa. Vol. 2, HRAF Comparative Time Allocation Series. New Haven, CT: Human Relations Area Files Press (HRAF), 1988.
Finerman, Ruthbeth, and Ross Sackett (Co PIs). Research on medical change and medicinal
plant use, Ecuador, 2003.
Finerman, Ruthbeth, and Ross Sackett (Co PIs). Research on healthcare of Andean elders,