Globalization

Specialists

    • Ralph Litzinger
    • Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Women's Studies; Faculty Director of Global Semester Abroad; Coordinator, Duke Undergraduate Initiatives in China; Director, Duke Engage, Beijing
    • I received my doctorate in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of Washington in Seattle. My early research focused on the culture and politics of the ethnic borders in China. I have published on Marxist nationality theory in China, on ethnic and indigenous revitalization in the post-Cold War global order, on gender and ethnic representation, ...
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    • Anne-Maria Makhulu
    • Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African & African American Studies
    • Anne-Maria Makhulu is an Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago in 2003. Her research interests cover: Africa and more specifically South Africa, cities, space, globalization, political economy, neoliberalism, the ...
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    • Orin Starn
    • Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History
    • Orin Starn is Professor of Cultural Anthropology and History. He has wide-ranging interests including Latin America, Native North America, social movements and indigenous politics, the history of anthropology, activist anthropology, and, more recently, sports and society. His newest book, "The Passion of Tiger Woods: An Anthropologist Reports on Golf, Race, and ...
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    • Ara Wilson
    • Director of the Study of Sexualities; Associate Professor of Women's Studies and Cultural Anthropology
    • My work contributes to the feminist ethnography of globalization by providing theoretically engaged descriptions of transnational sites and processes. My approach combines attention to political economy, critical studies of culture, and post-colonial critiques of Eurocentrism. I use long term fieldwork in Bangkok, Thailand to explore how sexuality, ...
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