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Jeffrey Witsoe

CASI Spring 2012 Visiting Scholar
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Union College

February 1, 2012 to February 29, 2012

Jeffrey Witsoe is a political anthropologist who studies caste empowerment and national politics in Bihar Province, in southern India. He has done research on the impact of globalization and state policies on rural economic development and on caste and ethnic conflict created by electoral politics in India. He earned his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge.