Spring 2013 Office Hours:
Tuesdays 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Jerome (“Jay”) Levi (M.Phil. Cambridge, A.B., Ph.D. Harvard) has enduring interests in the anthropology of the Greater Southwest and Mesoamerica, having associated with Native Americans since childhood. He has conducted research among Navajo and Yuman peoples and also with the Tzotzil-Maya in Chiapas and Tarahumara (Rarámuri) of Chihuahua, as well as in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Israel and the West Bank. He has prepared Congressional testimony on the Hopi-Navajo Land Dispute, appeared on National Geographic’s program Taboo speaking about traditional healing, and recently served as a consultant to the World Bank on the global indigenous movement, with some of his findings being presented at the United Nations. He teaches and publishes widely on anthropological approaches to the study of ethnicity, religion, economics and indigenous rights. He is the editor of The Anthropology of Dialectical Observations: Essays by and in Honor of David Maybury- Lewis (2009) and (with Bartholomew Dean) At the Risk of Being Heard: Identity, Indigenous Rights, and Postcolonial States (2003).
To view a bibliography of Jay's work, click here.
Office: Leighton 227