Ph.D., Duke University, 1997
Professor of Anthropology
At UW-Madison since 1999
Affiliations: Center for East Asian Studies and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Research interests include Globalization, Development, Cultural Change, Political Economy, Media Politics, Environment, Political Ecology, Nationalism, Ethnicity, Tourism, Drugs, Cyberspace, and China (Especially southwest China and Tibetan areas).
Anthro 900 Fundamentals in Anthropological Theory
Anthro 919 Globalization and Transnational Culture
Anthro 528 Anthropology of Drugs
Anthro 300 Theory and Ethnography
Anthro 358 Anthropology of China
Anthro 104 Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity
2006 Historicizing Online Politics: Telegraphy, the Internet and Political Participation in China. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.
1999 Anti-Drug Crusades in Twentieth-Century China: Nationalism, History and State Building. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
2005 Living on the Cyber Border: "Minjian" Political Writers in Chinese Cyberspace. Current Anthropology, Vol. 46 (5): 779-803.
2005 Informed Nationalism: Military Websites in Chinese Cyberspace. The Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 14 (44): 543-62.
2000 Social Capital and Power: Entrepreneurial Elite and the State in Contemporary China. Policy Sciences, Vol. 33, (3 & 4): 323-40.
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