Laurie N McIntosh

Laurie N McIntosh

Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology


Laurie McIntosh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Harvard University. Professor McIntosh specializes in the anthropology of Europe, migration, critical race and gender studies, and film and visual studies. Her research explores the ethics and politics of immigrant integration policies, state governance and moral experience, the epistemology of global aging, and the ideological mainstreaming of extremist political movements. Her ongoing projects investigate multiculturalism in Norway, the detention and expulsion of asylum-seekers in Spain, and a comparative exploration of elder subjectivity and sociality, transborder citizenship, and the politics of care amongst aging populations in Europe and Canada.

Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 2009

Selected Grants

PIIRS (Visiting Research Scholar 2016-17) awarded by Princeton University (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2017

McIntosh, A., and L. McIntosh. “He's not broken-he's alex: Three perspectives.” Willard and Spackman’s Occupational Therapy: Twelfth Edition, 2013, pp. 117–25.

McIntosh, L. “Impossible presence: race, nation and the cultural politics of ‘being Norwegian’.” Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 309–25. Scopus, doi:10.1080/01419870.2013.868017. Full Text

McIntosh, L. “Before and after: Terror, extremism and the not-so-new Norway.” African and Black Diaspora, vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 2014, pp. 70–80. Scopus, doi:10.1080/17528631.2013.858921. Full Text