James A. Fox

Linguistic Anthropologist

James is a linguistic anthropologist and Stanford University’s Director for Latin American Studies. He teaches courses on historical linguistics, language and prehistory, the biology and evolution of language, linguistic anthropology, Mesoamerican anthropology, mythology, and major American Indian languages. He has conducted fieldwork in the Yucatan and Tabasco, Mexico, and is widely published on the topics of Mayan linguistics and hieroglyphic decipherment. He holds degrees from Brigham Young University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a doctorate from the University of Chicago. He has led more than 50 Travel/Study programs around the world.

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