Faculty Mentors

Professor Angelique Haugerud's research specialties include political and economic anthropology, satirical activism, social movements, cultural politics of wealth inequality,neoliberalism, politics of development, land tenure, and political ecology. She has conducted research in both the United States and in East and Central Africa. Her recent ethnographic research focuses on the cultural politics of wealth and satirical activism in the United States. She is author of No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America (Stanford University Press, 2013) and The Culture of Politics in Modern Kenya (1995); co-editor (with Marc Edelman) of The Anthropology of Development and Globalization: From Classical Political Economy to Contemporary Neoliberalism (2005); and co-editor (with M. Priscilla Stone and Peter D. Little) of Commodities and Globalization: Anthropological Perspectives (2000). Professor Haugerud has been awarded research fellowships from the National Science Foundation, Social Science Research Council, American Philosophical Society, and Rockefeller Foundation, among others. She was editor-in-chief of the scholarly journal American Ethnologist (2011-2015) and of Africa Today (1996-1998). She has been elected to the executive boards of the American Anthropological Association's General Anthropology Division (2002-2005), the African Studies Association (1999-2002), the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (1997-2000), and the Society for Economic Anthropology (1992-1995).

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