James J. Fox

James J. Fox

Professor James J. Fox was educated at Harvard (AB ’62) and Oxford (B Litt. ’65, DPhil. ’68) where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He has taught at various American Universities: Harvard, Cornell, Duke and Chicago and at various European Universities: Leiden, Bielefeld and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales. He is a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

Professor Fox’s area of primary interest is Indonesia, with special focus on Java and eastern Indonesia. He has carried out considerable research in Timor, most recently in East Timor. More generally, his interests are in comparative issues affecting the whole of the Asia Pacific region.

Master poets, ritual masters »

The art of oral composition among the Rotenese of Eastern Indonesia

Authored by: James J. Fox
ISBN (print): 9781760460051
ISBN (online): 9781760460068
Publication date: April 2016

Explorations in Semantic Parallelism »

Authored by: James J. Fox
ISBN (print): 9781922144690
ISBN (online): 9781925021066
Publication date: July 2014

Origins, Ancestry and Alliance »

Explorations in Austronesian Ethnography

Edited by: James J. Fox, Clifford Sather
ISBN (print): 0 731524 32 2
ISBN (online): 1 920942 87 4
Publication date: October 2006

Inside Austronesian Houses »

Perspectives on domestic designs for living

Edited by: James J. Fox
ISBN (print): 0 731515 95 1
ISBN (online): 1 920942 84 X
Publication date: September 2006

The Poetic Power of Place »

Comparative Perspectives on Austronesian Ideas of Locality

Edited by: James J. Fox
ISBN (print): 0731528417
ISBN (online): 1920942866
Publication date: September 2006

The Austronesians »

Historical and Comparative Perspectives

Edited by: Peter Bellwood, James J. Fox, Darrell Tryon
ISBN (print): 0 731521 32 3
ISBN (online): 1 920942 85 8
Publication date: September 2006

Out of the Ashes »

Destruction and Reconstruction of East Timor

Edited by: James J. Fox, Dionisio Babo Soares
ISBN (print): 0 9751229 1 6
ISBN (online): 0 9751229 0 8
Publication date: November 2003