1987 …2018
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Harrison has published extensively on the gendered division of labor within Jamaica’s urban informal economy; the interplay of gangs, crime, and politics in Jamaica; the impact of neoliberal globalization on everyday life in Jamaica, Cuba, and the United States; racism, antiracism, and human rights in the global context; and critical race feminist methodology as a tool for global research.

Education/Academic qualification

Anthropology, B.A., Brown University

… → 1974

Anthropology, Ph.D., Stanford University

… → 1982

Anthropology, M.A., Stanford University

… → 1977

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Research Output 1987 2018

Anthropology Interrogating Power and Politics

Harrison, F. V., 2018, UNESCO-Encyclopedia of 10 Life Support Systems: Ethnography, Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology. Barbaro, P. (ed.). Paris: UNESCO

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)

Harrison, F. V., 2018, The International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Callan, H. (ed.). John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Engaging Theory in the New Millennium

Harrison, F. V., 2017, Companion to Contemporary Anthropology. Coleman, S., Hyatt, S. B. & Kingsolver, A. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 27-56 (Routledge Companions)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Alice Walker

Harrison, F. V., 2016, Encyclopedia of Postcolonial Studies. Ray, S. & Schwartz, H. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Activities 2010 2017

  • 12 Invited talk
  • 3 Editorial activity

Contested Meanings, Memories, and Narratives: A Perspective on Public Places, Heritage, and Belonging (or Not Belonging)

Faye V Harrison (Keynote speaker)
Sep 17 2014Sep 18 2014

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Fire!!! (Journal)

Faye V Harrison (Editorial board member)
2011 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Afro-Diasporic Women Navigating Race, Gender, & Sexuality on Dangerously Uneven Terrain

Faye V Harrison (Speaker)
Apr 6 2017

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Afrocubanas and Cyberfeminism: Debating Race, Gender, and Citizenship

Faye V Harrison (Speaker)
Nov 5 2014

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Press/Media