University Museum Room 335
ANTH002 The Anthropological Study of Culture
ANTH116 Caribbean Culture and Politics
ANTH334/634 Feminist Ethnography
ANTH587 Race, Nation, Empire
ANTH617 Contrmporary Approaches to the Study of Culture and Society
ANTH640 Race, Diaspora & Critique
ANTH655 Methods and Grantwriting for Anthropological Research
Ph.D. New York University 2000
Political Anthropology; Sovereignty; Violence; The Afterlives of Imperialism; Transnationalism and Diaspora; Race and Gender; Performance and Popular Culture; Culture and Political Economy; Popular Culture; the Caribbean.
2016. “Time and the Otherwise: Plantations, Garrisons and Being Human in the Caribbean.” Anthropological Theory 16(2).
2015. “What Development Feels Like: Politics, Prophecy, and the International Peacemakers in Jamaica.” In Contradictory Existence: Neoliberalism and Democracy in the Caribbean, Ed. Dave Ramsaran. Kingston: Ian Randle Press.
2015. “Cox’s America: Caste, Race, and the Problem of Culture.” Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies 39(3):364-381.
2013. “The Problem with Violence: Exceptionality and Sovereignty in the New World.” Journal of Transnational American Studies 5(1).
2013. “Globalization and Race: Structures of Inequality, New Sovereignties, and Citizenship in a Neoliberal Era.” Annual Review of Anthropology 42:305-325 (with Kamari Clarke).
2013. “Caribbean Studies, Archive Building, and the Problem of Violence.” small axe 17(2):27-42.
“Violence.” Oxford Bibliographies Online (2012).
“The Violence of Diaspora: Governmentality, Class Cultures, and Circulations.”Radical History Review 103:83-104 (2009).
“Caribbean Studies, Anthropology, and U.S. Academic Realignments,” with KarlaSlocum. Souls 10(2):123-137 (2008).
“Gendering Diaspora: Transnational Feminisms, Diaspora, and its Hegemonies,with Tina M. Campt, Introduction to Special Issue of Feminist Review,“Gendering Diaspora,” 90:1-8 (2008).
“Walmart, ‘Katrina,’ and Other Ideological Tricks: Jamaican Hotel Workers inMichigan.” Special Issue of Feminist Review (Co-Edited with Tina M. Campt),“Gendering Diaspora,” 90:68-86 (2008).
“Locality in Today’s Global Caribbean: Shifting Economies of Nation, Race, andDevelopment,” with Karla Slocum, Introduction to Special Issue of Identities,“Caribbeanist Anthropologies at the Crossroads: Revisiting Themes, RevisingConcepts,” 14(1-2):1-18 (2007).
“Blackness Across Borders: Jamaican Diasporas and New Politics of Citizenship.”Identities 14(1-2):111-133 (2007).
“Public Bodies: Virginity Testing, Redemption Songs, and Racial Respect inJamaica,” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 11(1):1-31(2006).
“Rethinking Global and Area Studies: Insights from Caribbeanist Anthropology.”American Anthropologist 105(3):553-565, with Karla Slocum (2003).
“Democratizing Dance: Institutional Transformation and Hegemonic Re-Ordering inPostcolonial Jamaica.” Cultural Anthropology 17(4):512-550 (2002).
Anthropology Department Faculty; Secondary Appointment, Graduate School of Education; Affiliated Faculty, Africana Studies; Core Faculty, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies; Graduate Group Member, Department of English; Graduate Group Member, School of Social Policy and Practice.