Ohio University

Matt Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen, portrait
Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Bentley Annex 113

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Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 2014

Courses Taught

  • ANTH 1010: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 3010/5010: Visual Anthropology
  • ANTH 4560/5560: Ethnographic Methods and Field Research
  • ANTH 4720/5720: History of Anthropological Thought

Research & Expertise

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Methods
  • Anthropology of Art and Literature
  • Cities and Urbanism
  • Visual and Media Anthropology
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Europe

Awards & Grants

Ohio University Research Committee Award

Humanities Research Fund, College of Arts & Sciences, Ohio University

Melikian Center Fellows Award, Arizona State University

Dr. Elaine H. Berkowitz Albanian Award

Ohio University-Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College Partnership Grant

National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

IIE-Fulbright, Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship

Dr. Walter A. Eberstadt Dissertation Fellowship, New School for Social Research

American Institute of Indian Studies, Advanced Language Fellowship

Selected Publications

Rosen, Matthew. 2019. “Between Conflicting Systems: An Ordinary Tragedy in Now-Capitalist Albania.” Anthropological Journal of European Cultures 28, no. 2 (September 2019): 1–22.

Rosen, Matthew. 2019. “Reading Nearby: Literary Ethnography in a Postsocialist City.” Anthropology and Humanism 44, no. 1 (June 2019): 70–87.

Rosen, Matthew. 2018. “Accidental Communities: Chance Operations in Urban Life and Field Research.” Ethnography 19, no. 3 (September 2018): 312–335.

Rosen, Matthew. 2015. “Ethnographies of Reading: Beyond Literacy and Books.” Anthropological Quarterly 88, no. 4 (November 2015): 1059–1084.