Richard Lobban

Richard A. Lobban, Jr., husband of Dr. Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, is an anthropologist and early pioneer in social network modeling, archaeologist, Egyptologist, and Sudanist, foreign policy expert, human rights activist, mentor, father, and beekeeper. He is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island since 1972; also a lecturer at the Archaeological Institute of America and the Naval War College.[1] He is an expert in Ancient Sudan and Ancient Egypt,[2] with a particular focus on Nubia.[3][4] He is a co-founder of the Sudan Studies Association.[5]

Dr. Richard A. Lobban, Jr.
Dr. Richard A. Lobban, Jr.
Born (1943-11-03) November 3, 1943

Lobban has authored numerous books and publications such as the Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia, Historical Dictionary of Sudan (2002), and Social Networks in Urban Sudan (1973).[6] He has also authored/co-authored books such as Historical dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (1997), Cape Verde: Crioulo colony to independent nation (1995), Historical dictionary of Cape Verde (2007), and Middle Eastern women and the invisible economy (1998).


  1. "AIA Lecturer/Host: Richard Lobban, Jr". Archaeological Institute of America. 2017. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  2. "Blogging from Egypt: Richard Lobban, Jr". Archaeological Institute of America. January 18, 2012. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  3. Kushkush, Isma'il (March 31, 2013). "Ancient Kingdoms in Land of War". The New York Times. Khartoum, Sudan. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  4. "RIC Archaeologist Lobban and Team Discover Lost Temple". Sudan Tourist Magazine. Khartoum, Sudan. April 21, 2013. Retrieved February 10, 2017.
  5. Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn (2002). Historical Dictionary of the Sudan. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 0810825473.
  6. "Richard Lobban". Archaeological Institute of America. Retrieved 12 October 2012.

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