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Matt Rosen

Dr. Matt Rosen

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Sociology & Anthropology
Bentley Annex 113

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

Research & Expertise

  • Visual and media anthropology
  • Theory in sociocultural anthropology
  • Ethnographic methods
  • Reading practices
  • Community formation
  • Postcolonial cities
  • South Asia

Courses Taught

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

Awards & Grants

Ohio University-Gopikabai Sitaram Gawande College Partnership Grant

National Science Foundation, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

IIE-Fulbright, Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship

Eberstadt Dissertation Fellowship, New School for Social Research

American Institute of Indian Studies, Advanced Language Fellowship (Marathi Language Program)

Selected Publications

2017 “Accidental Communities: Chance Operations in Urban Life and Field Research.” Ethnography. First Published Aug.24, 2017.

2015 “Ethnographies of Reading: Beyond Literacy and Books.” Anthropological Quarterly 88 (1): 1059-1084.

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