Associate Professor of Anthropology

B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ph.D., Syracuse University

Selected Publications



Lerch, Jr., Oliver B. The Industriels Forains of Brittany, an Itinerant Community. Diss. Syracuse University, 1974. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1974.

Lerch, Oliver. “Itinerants, Modernization, and the Development of Popular Culture in France, 1870–1914.” Proceeding of the Annual Meeting of the Western Society for French History 6 (1978) ; 290–296.

Lerch, Oliver. “The ‘Monde Du Voyage.’ French Carnival Nomad’s View of Peripatetic Society.” Nomadic Peoples Special edition (December 1986) : 71–77.

Lerch, Oliver. “Of Fetes and Their People: Itinerant Amusement Makers.” Cultures iii. 2 (1976) : 112–124 (Paris, UNESCO Press and la Baconniere).

Campus Memorial

Lerch Memorial
Lerch Memorial - Fortunoff Hall, Third Floor Hallway



The Inscription Reads:

In Memory Of

Dr. Oliver Lerch
Anthropologist
Dowling College
1976 - 1993

Friends, Colleagues
and Students Will
Miss You And Your
Passion For Justice



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