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EDUCATION

Ph.D. (1999)   Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 

M.A. (1995)    Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

M.A. (1993)    Anthropology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 

B.A. (1991)     Anthropology and Chinese, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY Magna Cum Laude, Honors in Anthropology, Phi Beta Kappa


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015               Fellow, Department of Comparative Cultural and Regional Studies, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014-present  Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Department of International Studies (joint appointment), Indiana University, Bloomington IN.

2008- 2014    Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Program in International Affairs (joint appointment), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

2006              Fellow, Center for Agrarian Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

2000-2008     Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Program in International Affairs (joint appointment), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

1999-2000     Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study), Berlin, Germany.


PUBLICATIONS
Books

in preparation Unsettled: Displacement, Aid and the Problem of Existence in Postwar Georgia
Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

2004               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor.  Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  (In Polish translation, Prywatyzujac Polske, 2008, Warsaw: Krytyka Polityczna).  Winner of the 2004 Orbis Prize and the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize. 

2004               Baillie, Caroline, Elizabeth Dunn, and Yi Zheng, (eds).  Travelling Facts. Berlin: Campus.

1996               Hann, Chris, and Elizabeth Dunn (eds).  Civil Society: Challenging Western Models. London: Routledge.


PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES
* denotes co-authorship with student

in preparation Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.   "Humanitarianism or Solidarity?  Poland's Aid to Georgia, 2008-2009."

in preparation Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "Under Pressure: Hypertension and the Critique of Humanitarianism"

in press           *Cowley, Austin, Elizabeth Cullen Dunn and Caitlin Ryan.  "The Fragile Boundary Between State and Mafia in Kyrgyzstan" invited article for Ab Imperio.

2014               Dunn, Elizabeth, and Michael Bobick.  "The Empire Strikes Back: War Without War and Occupation Without Occupation in the Russian Sphere of Influence."   American Ethnologist 41(3):405-413.  (in Romanian translation, Platzforma, 2014).

2014               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen, and Martin Demant Frederiksen.  “Ethnographies of Absence in Contemporary Georgia.”  Slavic Review 73(2).

2014               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "Notes Towards an Anthropology of Nothing: Humanitarianism and the Void in the Republic of Georgia”  Slavic Review 73(2).

2014               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen, and Jason Cons.  “Aleatory Sovereignty and the Rule of Sensitive Spaces.”  Antipode 46(1):92-109.

2012               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "A Gift From the American People" Iowa Review, 42(2):37-48.

2012               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "The Chaos of Humanitarianism: Adhocracy in the Republic of Georgia" Humanity 3(1):1-23.

2011               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "The Pasteurized State"  Endeavour 35 (3): 107-115.

2011               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen, and Katherine Verdery.  "Dead Ends in the Critique of (Post)Socialist Anthropology."  Critique of Anthropology 31(3):251-255.

2011               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "How Shit Happens"  Limn 1(1):14-17.

2008               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  “Postsocialist Spores: Disease, Bodies and the State in the Republic of Georgia.”  American Ethnologist 35 (2): 243-258.  (in Polish translation in Renata E Hryciuk, Joanna Mroczkowska (eds)., Jedzenie:Perspektywa Antropologiczna. Warszawa: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego. 2012).

2007               Dunn, Elizabeth. " Escherichia coli, Corporate Discipline, and the Failure of Audit." Space and Polity 11:35-53.

2003               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Trojan Pig: Paradoxes of Food Safety Regulation."  Environment and Planning A 35: 1493-1511.  Winner of the Ashby Prize.  (Reprinted in S. Elden, ed., 2011, Environment and Planning, London: Sage).

2000               Dunn, Elizabeth. “Management Philosophy, Employee Reciprocity: Gift Exchange and Economic Restructuring in PolandAnthropology of East Europe Review 18 (1):73-80.

1998               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "A Product for Everybody is A Product for Nobody: Niche Marketing and Political Individualism in Polish Civil Society."  Anthropology Today 14 (4): 22-23.

1996               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Managerial Knowledge, Privatization, and Culture Change in Postsocialist Poland."  Ethnologia Polona 19:1-25.

PEER REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS

2015               *Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen, and Austin Cowley.   “Capitalizing on Aid: Postwar Development and State Building in the Republic of Georgia.”  In State and Legal Practice in the Caucasus.  Stephane Voell, and Iwona Kaliszewska, eds.  London: Ashgate.

2011               Schoenberger, Erica, and Elizabeth Cullen Dunn.  "The Genuine and the Counterfeit: Qualitative Methods in Economic Geography and Anthropology"  Trevor Barnes, Jamie Peck and Eric Sheppard, eds.,  The New Companion to Economic Geography.  

2011               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  "The Food of Sorrow: Humanitarian Aid to Displaced People." in Leo Coleman, ed., Food: Ethnographic Encounters. London: Berg.

2009               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  “Turnips and Mangos: Power and the Edible State in Eastern Europe” in Food and Everyday Life in Eastern Europe.  (Melissa Caldwell, ed.).  Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

2009               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen.  “Subjectivity After Socialism: An Invitation to Theory Building in Anthropology” in Changing Economies, Changing Identities: Personhood After Socialism.  (Asta Vonderau and Ingo Schroeder, eds.  Munich: Lit Verlag.)

2008               Dunn, Elizabeth. "Standards Without Infrastructure," in Standards (Martha Lampland and Susan Leigh Star, eds.)  Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

2007               Dunn, Elizabeth.  “Of Pufferfish and Ethnography: Plumbing New Depths in Economic Geography”  In Practice and Politics in Economic Geography (Adam Tickell, Jamie Peck, Eric Sheppard and Adrian Smith, eds.),  pp. 82-93.  London: Sage.

2005               Dunn, Elizabeth.   “Standards and Person Making in East Central Europe," in Global Anthropologies: Governmentality, Technology, Ethics (Aihwa Ong and Stephen Collier, eds.), pp. 173-193. London: Blackwell. (in Turkish translation, 2011, as  "Standartlar ve Orta Doğu Avrupasında Özne-Oluşumu" in E. Kayaalp and F. Altuğ (der.) Standartlar ve Uzmanlar, İletişim Yayınevi: İstanbul.)

2004               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "A Steak Is an Outcome Space: Traveling Facts, Negotiated Meaning, and the Social Construction of Safe Meat," in Travelling Facts (Caroline Baillie, Elizabeth Dunn, and Yi Zheng, eds.), pp. 27-42.  Berlin: Campus.

2003               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Audit, Corruption, and the Problem of Personhood: Scenes from Postsocialist Poland" in Negotiated Universals (Wolf Lepenies, ed.), 127-145. Berlin: Campus.

2002               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Kinship, Consumption and Bindung" in Unraveling Ties (Elisio Macamo and Ivan Krastev, eds.), pp. 160-178,  Berlin: Campus.

2002               Dunn, Elizabeth. "“Accounting for Change” in Critical Approaches to Eastern European Management (Mihaela Kelemen and Monika Kostera, eds.), pp. 8-64.  London: Palgrave Publishers.

1999               Dunn, Elizabeth .  "“Slick Salesmen and Simple People: Negotiated Capitalism in a Privatized Polish Firm,” in Uncertain Transition: Ethnographies of Transformation in the Former Socialist World (Katherine Verdery and Michael Burawoy, eds), pp. 125-150.  Boulder: Rowman and Littlefield.  (in Greek translation, Α. Αγγελίδου (επιμ), 2012, Από τη Μετάβαση στους Μετασχηματισμούς: Οικονομική Ανθρωπολογία και Μετασοσιαλιστική Ευρώπη, Αθήνα, Πατάκης).

1996               Dunn, Elizabeth. “Money, Morality, and Modes of Civil Society Among Mormons,” in Civil Society: Challenging Western Models  (Elizabeth Dunn and Chris Hann, eds.), pp. 27-49.  London: Routledge.


NON-REFEREED BOOK CHAPTERS

2014               Dunn, Elizabeth Cullen, and Katherine Verdery.  “Postsocialism”  in Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, eds, Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

2001               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Carrots, Class and Capital: Privatization and Constructs of Person in Postsocialist Management” in Poland: Social and Cultural Paradigms  (Michal Buchowski and Etienne François, eds.), pp. 260-279. Fribourg: University of Fribourg Press.

1999               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Gummi Bear Socialism: Teaching the Economics of Shortage” in Strategies for Teaching Anthropology  (Patricia Rice and David McCurdy, eds), pp.122-128.  Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.


BOOK REVIEWS

2013               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Thomas Weiss, Humanitarian Business. PoLAR

2013               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Didier Fassin, Humanitarian Reason. PoLAR.

2006               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Paul Kubicek, Organized Labor in Post-Communist States.  Slavic Review, 3:566.

2003               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Jennifer Lynn Roney, Webs of Resistance in a Newly Privatized Polish Firm.  British Journal of Industrial Relations. 41 (4):786

2002               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Petr Pavlinek and John Pickles, Environmental Transitions. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 4: 805.

1995               Dunn, Elizabeth.  Review of Jan Kubik,  The Power of Symbols Against the Symbols of Power, Anthropology of East Europe Review, 13 (1): 79.

1995               Dunn, Elizabeth. Review of Jeffrey Sachs,  Poland's Jump to the Market Economy,  Society for the Anthropology of Europe Newsletter, March.


TECHNICAL REPORTS

2005               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Botulism in the Former Soviet Republic of Georgia: Final Report on Ethnographic Research.”  Report commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.

2003               Dunn, Elizabeth.  "Botulism in the Former Soviet Republic of Georgia: Preliminary Report and Research Agenda."  Report commissioned by the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.

POPULAR PRESS

2009               "Obama i chorzy na zdrowiu."  Interview for Krytyka Polityczna magazine. http://www.krytykapolityczna.pl/Wywiady/Dunn-Obama-i-chorzy-na-zdrowie/menu-id-77.html

2009               "დღეს საქართველოს ადამ მიხნიკ და მისნარები სჭირდება"  ("Georgia Needs An Adam Michnik")  Tbilisi Versia, 16-17 November.


SELECTED PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS

“Corpses and Places: Restructuring World and Afterworld in Postwar Georgia" (2015) Workshop  Reverberations: Violence Across Time and Space, Cambridge University (invited).

Humanitarianism or Solidarity” (2014)  Department of Geography, Indiana University.

“Rethinking Postsocialist Labor” (2013). Institute for East and Southeast European Studies, University of Regensburg, Germany.

“The Chaos of Aid:Humanitarianism in the Republic of Georgia.” (2013)  Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, and Havinghurst Colloquium, Center for Russian and East European Studies, Miami University of Ohio.

“Aleatory Sovereignty and the Rule of Sensitive Spaces.”  (2012) Department of Philosophy, Northeastern University.

"Ontologies of Nothing: Humanitarianism and Sovereignty in the Republic of Georgia" (2012) Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago (invited),  New Europe College Bucharest (invited).

"The Hidden World"  (2011).  American Anthropological Association, Montreal, Canada.

"Humanitarianism of Solidarity?  Poland's Aid to Georgia (2011). Columbia University (invited).  

"Public Health, Public Governance:  Food, Sanitation and Statebuilding" (2010).  University of Southern California (invited).

"Socialist Aftermaths: Papers in Honor of Katherine Verdery" (2008).  Panel organizer. American Anthropological Association, San Francisco.

"Time and Space in the Work of Katherine Verdery" (2008).  American Anthropological Association, San Francisco.

“Author Meets Critics: Alexei Yurchak and Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More.”  (2007) American Association of Geographers, San Francisco.

“Eating Postsocialism: Food, Standards, and New Hinterlands in the Global Economy.” (2007) Institute for International Studies, Princeton University (invited).

“The Limits of the State” (Panel Organizer) (2006)  American Anthropological Association, San Jose.

“Author Meets Critics: Richard Walker and The Geography of Bread.” (2005)  American Association of Geographers, Denver

"Botulism: The Postsocialist Spore" (2005)  Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago.

"Vodka, Forklifts, and Other Field Methods: Finding Effective Ways to Conduct Qualitative Research"  (2003) Department of Geography, University of Wisconsin, Madison. (Invited).

"The Arkansas of Europe"  (2003) EUtopia Conference, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.  (Invited).

"Culinary Anthropology and Food Safety"  (2003) Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta. (Invited).

"Audited Beef: Food Safety Standards and Problems of Production" (2003) American Association of Geographers, New Orleans.

"Standard Fare" (Panel Organizer) (2003) American Association of Geographers, New Orleans.

"Teaching Large Classes: It's All About Style"  (2003) American Association of Geographers, New Orleans.

"The Return of the Material: Papers in Honor of Sidney W. Mintz."  (2002) (Panel Organizer) American Anthropological Association, New Orleans.

"Old Swine in New Bottles: the Return of the Material" (2002) American Anthropological Association, New Orleans.

“Standards and Personmaking in East Central Europe”   (2002) Workshop Oikos and Anthropos, organized by Aiwha Ong and Stephen Collier.  Prague, Czech Republic (Invited).

“Trojan Pig.” (2002)  Slavic Studies Group, University of Colorado

“Isomes.” (2002)  Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Michigan (Invited).

“Corrupting Numbers: Accounting for Change in Eastern Europe.” (2001)   Social Studies of Science, Boston, MA, and American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC.

“Privatized Spaces: Production, Consumption and the Individual in Postsocialist Poland. (2001) Association of American Geographers, New York City

“Negotiated Universals” (2001) Arbeit, Wissen, Bindung Conference, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany (Invited).

“Gender and Consumption: Social Relations in Emerging Market Economies”  (2000) Bindung Conference, Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany.

“Transnational Formations: Governance Beyond the State” (2000) (Conference Organizer).  Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany.

“Audit, Corruption, and the Problem of Personhood: Scenes from Postsocialist Poland.”  (2000) Max Planck Center for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany; Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, University of Colorado, Boulder (Invited).

“Poles Apart: Transnationalism, Labor, and Identity Among Polish Workers.” (1998) AGORA Project Conference, Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin, Germany.

“'We See A Difference': Employee Management and the Production of Possessive Individualism in Poland.” (1997) Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany (Invited).

“Motherhood and Manufacturing: Images of Gender and Kin on the Shop Floor.”  (1997) Center for Polish and East European Studies and the Department of Anthropology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (Invited).

“'A Product for Everybody is A Product for Nobody': Niche Marketing and Political Individualism in Polish Civil Society” (1997) Annual Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, DC.

“Carrots, Class, and Capital.” (1997) Woodrow Wilson Center Junior Scholars' Training Seminar, Aspen Institute, Wye, Maryland.

“Civil Society and Morality.” (1994)  (Panel Organizer).  Annual meetings of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, University of Oslo, Norway.

“Antisemitism, Civil Society and the Nation in Poland.” (1994) Annual meetings of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, University of Oslo, Norway.

“Managed Selves: Privatization and Culture Change in Postsocialist Poland.”(1994)  Institute for Global Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

“Managerial Knowledge and the Transition from Socialism.” (1993) Annual meetings of the American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C.



AWARDS AND HONORS

2006               Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award (2006).  Awarded for excellence in research by the University of Colorado.

2005               Hewett Book Prize. Awarded by the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research for the best book on the political economy of Soviet or post-Soviet states.  Privatizing Poland was the first book written by a non-economist ever to win the award.

2005               Orbis Book Prize.  Awarded by the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies for best book on any aspect of Poland or Polish affairs.

2004               Soyuz Book of the Month.  Awarded by Soyuz, an association of Eastern Europeanist anthropologists, for Privatizing Poland.

2004               Residence Life Academic Teaching Award.  Prize awarded by University of Colorado students.

2003               Ashby Prize.  One of two prizes awarded annually for best paper published in Environment and Planning A, for “Trojan Pig: Paradoxes of Food Safety Regulation.”


GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2015               National Science Foundation.   "Collaborative Research: Chokepoints: A Comparative Global Ethnography."  CO-PI, with Townsend Middleton, PI.  ($21,356, PENDING)

2013               National Science Foundation.  “NSF RAPID: Forced Displacement and Violence Among Chechen Migrants.”  ($25,000)

2010-2011      National Council on Eastern European and Eurasian Research.  "Humanitarianism as Politics: Internally Displaced Persons, Health and Citizenship in the Republic of Georgia."  With Erin Koch, co-PI.  ($55,000)

2010               Council for Research and Creative Work, University of Colorado at Boulder.  Grant in support of conference "Humanitarianism and Migration," $2000.

2009-2010      Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  "Humanitarianism, Politics, and Health: Internally Displaced Persons in Georgia."  With Paul Manning and Erin Koch, PIs. 

2009               International Research and Exchanges Board Fellowship, Republic of Georgia ($14,000).

2008               Fulbright Fellowship, Republic of Georgia ($23,000).

2005               Yale Center for Agrarian Studies, Visiting Fellow.

2003-2005      National Science Foundation, Science and Technology Studies Group. "Food Safety Standards, Scientific Knowledge, and the Moral Economy of Meatpacking" (P.I.).   $125,000.

2003-2005     Wenner-Gren Foundation.  "Food Safety, Scientific Knowledge, and the Micropractices of Meatpacking" (P.I.).  $14,000.

1997               American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Grant. $15,000.  

1997               Woodrow Wilson Center Junior Training Scholarship. 

1996               National Science Foundation Dissertation Research Grant. $10,000.

1995               International Research and Exchanges Board Advanced Research Opportunities Grant. $15,000.

1995               Fulbright Scholarship. (Grant awarded but not accepted due to other funding).

1995               Society for Human Resource Management Foundation Grant.  $2500.

1993               American Council of Learned Societies Predissertation Research Grant. $2500.

1992               Dean's Scholarship, University of Chicago.  $10,000 and tuition waiver.

1991               National Endowment for the Humanities Younger Scholars' Research Grant. $2000.

1989               Harry S Truman Scholarship.  $42,000.


TEACHING
Courses:

Fall 2000:       IAFS 4500, "Post-Cold War World: Eastern Europe After Socialism" (27 students).

Spring 2001:   GEOG 1982, "World Regional Geography" (253 students)
GEOG 4742, "Environments and Peoples: Eastern Europe" (29 students)
GEOG 5100, "Economy and Society" (10 students)

Fall 2001:        GEOG 4742, "Environments and Peoples: Eastern Europe" (21 students)
 IAFS 4500, "Post-Cold War World: Ethnic Conflict" (23 students)
        
 Spring 2002:    GEOG 1982, "World Regional Geography" (242 students)
 GEOG 1982, "World Regional Geography" (243 students)

Fall 2002:         GEOG 1982, "World Regional Geography" (247 students)
  IAFS 4500, "Post-Cold War World: Ethnic Conflict (25 students)

Spring 2003      GEOG 4742, "Environments and Peoples: Food" (21 students)

Fall 2003           On leave: course banking

Spring 2004       On leave: parental leave
   Reading Group:"Governmentality"  (5 students, unpaid volunteered course)

Summer 2004    GEOG 4742, “Environments and Peoples: Food”   (25 students)

Fall 2004            IAFS 4500, “Post-Cold War World: Ethnic Conflict” (25 students)

Spring 2005        GEOG 4742, “Environments and Peoples: Food”  (26 students)
    GEOG 5100, “Governmentality”  (8 students)

Summer 2005     GEOG 4742, “Environments and Peoples: Food” (25 students)

Fall 2005            IAFS 4500: “Post Cold War World: Ethnic Conflict” (13 students)
    IAFS 4500: “Post Cold War World: Ethnic Conflict” (13 students)
    Reading Group: “Beyond Actor Network Theory” (10 students; unpaid overload)

Spring 2006        On leave: research semester
    In residence, Yale Center for Agrarian Studies

Fall 2006            IAFS 4500, “Theories of the State” (23 students)
    GEOG 5722 “Qualitative Methods” (10 students)

Spring 2007        GEOG 4742, “Environments and Peoples: Food” (26 students)
    GEOG 5100, “Understanding the State” (6 students)

Fall 2007            GEOG 4742    “Environments and Peoples:Food” (25 students)
    GEOG 5722    “Qualitative Methods”  (8 students)

Spring 2008        GEOG 4742 “Environments and Peoples:Food” (25 students)

Fall 2008            GEOG 4742  “Environments and Peoples:Food” (25 students)

Spring 2009        On Sabbatical

Fall 2009             On Sabbatical

Spring 2010         IAFS 4500 "The Post Cold War World: Forced Migration and the           Humanitarian Project" (32 students)                   

GEOG 4173        "Undergraduate Research Seminar" (10 students)

Fall 2010               GEOG 4742 "Environments and Peoples: Food" (108 students)

Spring 2011           GEOG 5100    "Special Topics: Humanitarianism" (10 students)
       GEOG 1992    "Introduction to Human Geography" (31 students)    
       IAFS 4500    "Post Cold War World: Humanitarianism" (31 students)

Fall 2011                GEOG 1992    "Introduction to Human Geography" (400 students)
        IAFS 4500     "Post Cold War World: Humanitarianism" (33 students)

Spring 2012           (course banking)

Fall 2012                GEOG 5100 “Introduction to Social Theory”  (17 students)

Spring 2013            IAFS 4500  “Post Cold War World: Humanitarianism”  (35 students)
        GEOG 4742 “Environments and Peoples: Food”  (65 students)


STUDENTS ADVISED

Ph.D. Advisor: Manoela Boerges (2001-2002), Luke Ward (2003-2010),.Nick Sitko (2004-2010), Brendan Soennecken (2005-2006),  Joshua Perdue (2006-2009), Tyler Roberts (2007-2008), Grant Garstka (2009-2011), Caitlin Ryan (2011-present), Chandler Griffith (2011-2014), Austin Cowley (2012-2014), Kaitlin Fertaly (2012-2014).

Masters' Advisor: Shenandoah Pearce-Anderson (2001), Luke Ward (2001-2003), Kellee Tarum (2003-2005), Alisa Zlotoff (2005-2007), Cole Akeson (2008-2013), Austin Cowley (2010-2012), Max Counter (2013-present), Gretchen Lang (2013-present).

Ph.D. Committee: Aloe Luo (2004-2008), James Schechter (2002-2005), Joanna Mishtal (2000-2005), Roberta Martine (2003-2004), Helga Tawil (2001-2002), Christopher McMorran (2002-2008), Amy Zader (2006-2011), Adam Levy (2007-2012), Travis Klingberg (2007-present), Eric Rieff (2013-present), Tetiana Bulakh (2014-present), Alexandra Cotofana (2014-present.

Masters' Committees: Aloe Luo (2003-2004), Christopher McMorran (2001-2002), Andrew Gustafson (2007-present), Kathleen Wiley (2007-2010), Amanda Kass (2010-2011), Ryan Wyeth (2014-present).

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Advisor: Nicole Burns (2000-2001), Katie Holzwart (2000-2001), Abraham Rye (2002-2003), Catherine Bond (2001-2002), Anna Jankowski (2001).

Undergraduate Research Advisor (UROP): Catherine Bond (2001).

McNair Fellowship Research Advisor: Catherine Bond (2001), Omunu Abalu (2006), Melanie Carnahan (2007).

INDEPENDENT STUDIES ADVISED

Graduate Reading Group Advisor: Rebecca Theobald, James Russell, Lucas Ward, Kristi Gibson, Samuel Schueth, Donna Rubinoff.

Graduate Independent Study Advisor: Daniel Trudeau, Kristi Isaeff, Samuel Schueth, Grant Garstka, Cole Akeson, Austin Cowley, Caitlin Ryan, Chandler Griffith, Kaitlin Fertaly, Max Counter.

Undergraduate Independent Study Advisor: Catherine Bond, Paul Glasgow, Denise Rabe, Margaret Waymel, Tanis Leuthold, Julian Katchinoff. Monique DuLac, Helen Van Dam. 
 
 
SERVICE
International Service

2011-Present    Editorial board, International Review of Social Science Research.

National Service

2013-2015        Councilor, Executive Board, American Ethnological Society

2013-2015     Program Chair, American Ethnological Society

2012-2014     Program Chair, Council for European Studies

2013-2014     Senior Panel Reviewer, National Science Foundation

2013-Present  Editorial Board, American Ethnologist

2012-Present  Editorial Board, Gastronomica.

2011-Present  Editorial board, Humanity.

2000-Present  Manuscripts reviewed for Environment and Planning A, American Ethnologist, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Cultural Anthropology, Food and Foodways, Journal of Rural Studies, Geoforum and Political Geography.

2001 and 2004    Grant proposals reviewed for International Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council.

2003-2004     Chair, Special Projects Committee, Society for the Anthropology of Europe.

2003-2004     Series Editor, European Anthropologies in Translation, Berghahn Press.

2003-2006     Consultant (pro bono), Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.

2008-present  Proposals reviewed for the National Science Foundation

2009-2012     Member, Kulczycki prize committee, Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies.

2012-2013      Program Chair, Council for European Studies

University Service

2012-2014      Member, Chancellor’s Research Review Board

2010-2014      Member, Board of Publications, CU Independent (student newspaper)

2007-2014      Director, Central and East European Certificate Program

2007-2009      Member, CU101 Task Force

2007-2014      Chair, Student Affairs Committee, and Member, Executive Committee, Boulder  Faculty Assembly

2007                Researcher/Author, response to Second White Paper on Alcohol Abuse at the  University of Colorado.  Commissioned by Boulder Faculty Assembly

2006                Researcher/Author, White Paper on Alcohol Abuse at the University of Colorado.  Commissioned by Boulder Faculty Assembly

2003-2004       Member, Arts and Sciences Council

SELECTED DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE

2013-2014        Chair, PUEC, (International Affairs)

2013-2014        Member, Executive Board (International Affairs)

2013-2014        Chair, Teaching Committee (International Affairs)

2011-2013        Member, Search Committee (Geography)

2012-2014        Member, Graduate Committee (Geography)

2012-2013        Member, Program Review Committee (International Affairs)

2014-2015        Member, Graduate Committee (Geography), Colloquium Committee                (Geography)

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2003-2005    Member, City of Boulder Alcohol Oversight Group

2003-2005        Board Member, Boulder County Board of Public Health

2002-2007        Foster Parent, Boulder County Department of Social Services (13 children)

2014-2015        Larimer County Women of the Year


LANGUAGES SPOKEN

From most fluent to least:  English, French, Polish, Georgian, Chinese, German