Frank H. Hankins
|Died||January 24, 1970 (aged 92)|
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Thesis||Adolphe Quetelet as Statistician (1908)|
|Doctoral advisor||Henry Ludwell Moore|
|Doctoral students||Melvin M. Knight|
Frank Hamilton Hankins (September 27, 1877 – January 24, 1970) was an American sociologist and anthropologist who was the president of the American Sociological Society in 1938. He wrote the book The Racial Basis of Civilization (1926) which was critical of racial theories such as Aryanism, Gobinism, Celticism, Anglo-Saxonism and Nordicism.
In 1933 he was one of signers of the Humanist Manifesto.
He vigorously attacks the doctrines of race-superiority embodied in Aryanism, Gobinism, Teutonism, Celticism, Anglo-Saxonism and NordicismMissing or empty