Julia Elyachar

by JCE February 8, 2015

Julia Elyachar is Director of the Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. Her first book, Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State (Duke University Press 2005) won the first book prize from the American Ethnological Association. She is the author of numerous academic articles on Egypt, the Middle East, financial crisis, social theory, and economic anthropology, published in journals such as Comparative Studies in Society and History, History and Anthropology, American Ethnologist, Public Culture, Cultural Anthropology, and Valuation Studies and is the co-editor of ‘Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Egypt a Year after the January 25th Revolution’ in Cultural Anthropology.