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Zoltán Glück

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, American University

Zoltán Glück is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC. His research focuses on issues of security, cities, development, postcolonialism, environmental crisis and racial capitalism in East Africa. He is currently working on a book manuscript titled, Recolonizing Security, which is an ethnographic study of the war on terror in Kenya. Zoltán was previously an Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and International Affairs at Northeastern University. He is also an Editor of Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology.

He received his PhD and MPhil in Anthropology from the CUNY Graduate Center, MA in Sociology from Central European University, and BA in Philosophy from Bard College.


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    Assistant Professor of Anthropology, American University