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Lloyd Ashton "Tom" Fallers, Jr. (August 29, 1925 – July 4, 1974) was the A. A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor in the departments of anthropology and sociology at the University of Chicago.[2] Fallers' work in social and cultural anthropology focused on social stratification and the development of new states in East Africa (especially Buganda) and Turkey.[2][3]

Lloyd Fallers
Robert McCormick Adams, Elizabeth Munk Oppenheim, A. Leo Oppenheim, and Lloyd Fallers.jpg
Lloyd Fallers (far right) with (from left to right) Robert McCormick Adams, Elizabeth Munk Oppenheim, and A. Leo Oppenheim
Born(1925-08-29)August 29, 1925
Died(1974-07-04)July 4, 1974
Alma materUniversity of Chicago
Spouse(s)Margaret Fallers[1]


  1. ^ Megan, Graydon (March 12, 2015). "Margaret Fallers, anthropologist and U. of C. administrator, dies". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Guide to the Lloyd A. Fallers Papers 1937-1977". University of Chicago Library. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  3. ^ Bendix, Reinhard (July 1975). "On Fallers". American Journal of Sociology. 81 (1): 169–73. doi:10.1086/226043. JSTOR 2777063.