Engseng Ho

Engseng Ho

Professor of Cultural Anthropology

External address: 
205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90091, Durham, NC 27708-0091
(919) 684-4544


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., The University of Chicago 2000

  • M.A., The University of Chicago 1990

  • B.A., Stanford University 1986

Selected Grants

Global Religion Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships awarded by University of Notre Dame (Principal Investigator). 2018 to 2019

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Alternative Models of Care for Refugees Seeking Political Asylum awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

Doctoral Disseration Research: Azerbaijan: Oil, Islam, and Imperial Rivarly in a Volatile Borderland awarded by National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Ho, E. “Inter-Asian Concepts for Mobile Societies.” Journal of Asian Studies, vol. 76, no. 4, Nov. 2017, pp. 907–28. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0021911817000900. Full Text

Ho, E. “Black-Gold Rescues US Dollar Hegemony.” Current Anthropology, vol. 55, no. 2, Jan. 2014, pp. 145–46. Scopus, doi:10.1086/675498. Full Text

Ho, E. “The china-africa axis in relation to other regional axes.” Middle East Report, vol. 44, no. 270, Jan. 2014, pp. 14–17.

Ho, E. “Afterword: Mobile law and thick transregionalism.” Law and History Review, vol. 32, no. 4, Jan. 2014, pp. 883–89. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0738248014000480. Full Text

Ho, E. “FOREIGNERS AND MEDIATORS IN THE CONSTITUTION OF MALAY SOVEREIGNTY.” Indonesia and the Malay World, vol. 41, no. 120, July 2013, pp. 146–67. Scopus, doi:10.1080/13639811.2013.790179. Full Text