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Marston (Michael) Moffatt, died on 11/26/2011. Professor Emeritus Moffatt was a member of the Anthropology Department.

Services will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Fort Lincoln Funeral Home, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD 20722 at 10am.

Professor Moffatt passed peacefully on Saturday, November 26, 2011. The beloved husband of Pamela, is also survived by two sons Alexander and Jacob, a sister Harriet and a host of other loving relatives and friends.

Michael Moffatt taught at Rutgers University from 1973 until he retired for medical reasons in 2007. He was an internationally recognized cultural anthropologist, most noted for his ethnographic study of Rutgers University undergraduates, Coming of Age in New Jersey: College and American Culture published by Rutgers University Press in 1989. His earlier research was on "untouchables" in India, and he had started a long term reearch project on Indian-Americans in New Jersey before his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Pamela, his sons Jacob and Alexander, and other family members.

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