|Name David Scheffel||Role Professor|
|Education Pembroke College, Cambridge|
Books Svinia in Black & White: Slovak Roma and Their Neighbours
David Z. Scheffel is professor of anthropology at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. Scheffel is the author of numerous scholarly articles and books, including In the Shadow of Antichrist (Broadview Press, 1991), a work on the Russian Orthodox breakaway Old Believers sect in Alberta.
Scheffel's efforts to help impoverished Roma rebuild their community in the Slovakian village of Svinia is the subject of a 1998 documentary film, The Gypsies of Svinia.