Peer-Reviewed Articles

 

“Waste-to-Energy: Garbage Prospects and Subjunctive Politics in Late-industrial Baltimore.” 2019. American Ethnologist 46(3): 328–42.

 

“‘It’s exhausting to create an event out of nothing.’ Slow Violence and the Manipulation of Time.” 2018. Cultural Anthropology 33(1): 142–71. Available at https://journal.culanth.org/index.php/ca/article/view/3489.

 

“Accountable Talk: ‘Real’ Conversations in Baltimore City Schools.” 2017. Anthropology and Education Quarterly 48(1): 77–97. Available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aeq.12184/abstract.

 

“‘…And That’s Why I Teach For America’: American Education Reform and the Role of Redemptive Stories.” 2016. Text & Talk 36(2): 111–31. Available at https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/text.2016.36.issue-2/text-2016-0006/text-2016-0006.xml/.

 

“Teach For All: Storytelling ‘Shared Solutions’ and Scaling Global Reform.” 2015. Education Policy Analysis Archives 23(45): 1–27. Available at http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/1784.

 

“Cultural Adaptation and Translation of Outreach Materials on Autism Spectrum Disorder.” 2015. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 45(8): 2329–36. With Roy R. Grinker, Christina Kang-Yi, Rinad Beidas, Adrienne Lagman, and David Mandel. Available at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25758819.

Book Reviews

 

“Define and Rule: Native as Political Identity by Mahmood Mamdani.” 2013. Anthropological Quarterly 86(3): 927–33. Available at http://www.jstor.org/stable/43652642?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents.

Public Scholarship

“America’s Post-industrial Futures.” Photo essay for SAPIENS. November 28. Available at https://www.sapiens.org/culture/post-industrial-futures-america/.

“Trump’s Slogan: More About the ‘Make’ Than the ‘Great.’” 2017. Op Ed for Sapiens. April 25. Available at http://www.sapiens.org/language/trump-economics-america-great/. With Vincent Ialenti.

 

“The Incinerator Does Not Exist: Sensory Engagement with Toxic Potentials.” 2017. Part of a series called “Sensory Engagements with a Toxic World.” Chisato Fukuda, ed. Second Spear, Medical Anthropology Quarterly. March 29. Available at http://medanthroquarterly.org/ 2017/03/29/the-incinerator-does-not-exist-sensory-engagement-with-toxic-potentials/.

 

“On Not Being Seen.” 2016. Part of a series called “Ethnographer as Advocate.” Haley Bryant and Emily Cain, eds. Anthropology News. February 17. Available at http://www.anthropology-news.org/index.php/2017/02/17/now-you-see-me-now-you-dont/.

 

“Curtis on the Bay: Failed Development and the Mythology of Trump.” 2016. Part of a series called “Crisis of Liberalism.” Dominic Boyer, ed. Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology. November 30. Available at https://culanth.org/fieldsights/curtis-on-the-bay-failed-development-and-the-mythology-of-trump.

 

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