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Richard A. Lobban, Jr. is an anthropologist and early pioneer in social network modeling, archaeologist, Egyptologist, Sudanist, foreign policy expert, human rights activist, mentor, father, and beekeeper. He is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, 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]Richard and his wife Dr. Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban live in Bridgewater NH.