Gregory Feldman

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Gregory Feldman (PhD Syracuse) is a political anthropologist interested in migration and globalization; political action versus technocratic governance; and critical perspectives on security, sovereignty, and subjectivity. His geographic focus is Europe with emphasis on its relations with countries in the Mediterranean Sea region.  Dr. Feldman is completing the ethnographic project titled "The ‘Gray Zone’: Sovereignty and Action among Undercover Police Investigators in a World of Migration" (funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant). His book manuscript, written under advance contract with Stanford University Press, is under review. His previous book is titled We are All Migrants: Political Action and the Ubiquitous Condition of Migrant-hood (Stanford University Press 2015). His first book is titled The Migration Apparatus: Security, Labor, and Policymaking in the European Union (Stanford University Press 2012). His publications appear in American Ethnologist, Comparative Studies in Society and History, Anthropological Theory, and Social Anthropology among journals. Dr. Feldman was the founder and President of the Vancouver Society for the Promotion of the Liberal Arts. He co-founded the Interest Group for the Anthropology of Public Policy (now the Association for the Anthropology of Policy). He is also co-founded and is a steering committee member of the Network of Concerned Anthropologists.


Media event: Expert interviewee. "Roots of African Migrant Crisis" Imaginary Lines with Michael Fox on Telesur. 17 August 2015.

Greg Feldman

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