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Phone Number
607-431-4987
Department
Anthropology
Areas of Expertise

Economic development, artisan and peasant economies, globalization, Latin America.

Education
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Jason Antrosio

Professor of Anthropology and Department Chair, Interim History Department Chair

 Recent courses taught:

  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Cultural Ecology
  • Latin America & the Caribbean Peoples & Cultures
  • Bolivia: Culture, Colonialism & Modernity
  • Linguistic Anthropology

Selected publications:

  • Fast, Easy, and In Cash: Artisan Hardship and Hope in the Global Economy (2015) with Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
  • “Risk-seeking Peasants, Excessive Artisans: Speculation in the Northern Andes” (2014) with Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld. Economic Anthropology 1:124-138.
  • “Cultural Anthropology: Global Transformations, Human Nature, Public Debates” (2014). Teaching Anthropology: SACC Notes 20:12-15.
  • “Peasants and Pirámides: Consumer Fantasies in the Colombian Andes” (2012). In Consumer Culture in Latin America. Anna Cristina Pertierra and John Sinclair, eds. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • “Disappearing Act: Race and the Neo-Liberal State” (2006). In Nationalism’s Bloody Terrain: Racism, Class Inequality, and Politics of Recognition. George Baca, ed. New York: Berghahn Books.
  • “Inverting Development Discourse in Colombia: Transforming Andean Hearths” (2002). American Anthropologist 104:1110-1122.

College service and professional affiliations:

  •  Anthropology Department Chair
  • Society for Economic Anthropology, Board Member
  • Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology
  • American Anthropological Association
  • Editor, Open Anthropology for the American Anthropological Association
  • American Association of University Professors