James J. FoxJames Joseph Fox (born 29 May 1940) is an American anthropologist and historian of Indonesia.
He was educated at Harvard University (AB 1962) and Oxford University in (Social Anthropology)(B Litt. 1965, DPhil. 1968) where he was a Rhodes Scholar. The title of his doctoral thesis was ''[https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:e42ad510-8e4c-4616-b564-ff2ff394380f The Rotinese: A study of the social organisation of an eastern indonesian people]''
He has taught at various universities including Harvard, Cornell, Duke and Chicago. He has also taught at various European Universities including Leiden, Bielefeld and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.
He was elected a foreign member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences in 1988 and is a ''Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences'' in Australia.
He has conducted fieldwork in Java, Roti, and East Timor.
He has also been an administrator at Australian National University at the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies
He is currently Professorial fellow in the ANU Resource Management in Asia-Pacific Program (RMAP) Provided by Wikipedia