Pieter Hovens

[From the 2005 proceedings]
Pieter Hovens (1951) studied cultural anthropology at Radboud University (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) and Native North American Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada). Subsequently he was a governmental policy assistant in Gypsy Affairs at the Department of Welfare, Health, and Culture in The Hague, and since 1991 he has served as curator of the North American Department of the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. Hovens has edited several books and published numerous articles and reviews on Gypsies and North American Indians, and has served in various editorial capacities with the American Indian Quarterly (Houston), European Review of Native American Studies (Vienna and Frankfurt), and Yumtzilob (Leiden).