Feldman (PhD Syracuse) is a political anthropologist interested in migration
and globalization; political action versus technocratic governance; and
critical perspectives on security, sovereignty, and subjectivity. His geographic focus is on
Europe, the Mediterranean Sea region, Central Africa, and Canada.Dr.
Feldman's latest book is titled The Gray Zone: Sovereignty, Human Smuggling, and Undercover Police Investigation in Europe
(Stanford University Press 2018). His second book is titled We
are All Migrants: Political Action and the Ubiquitous Condition of
Migrant-hood (Stanford University Press 2015). His first book is titled
The Migration Apparatus: Security, Labor, and Policymaking in the
European Union (Stanford University Press 2012). His publications
appear in American Ethnologist, Comparative Studies in Society and
History, Anthropological Theory, and Social Anthropology among
journals. Dr. Feldman was the founder and President of the Vancouver
Society for the Promotion of the Liberal Arts. He convenes the Hannah
Arendt reading group in Vancouver, BC. He co-founded the Interest Group
for the Anthropology of Public Policy (now the Association for the
Anthropology of Policy). He also co-founded and is a steering committee
member of the Network of Concerned Anthropologists.
Media event: Expert
interviewee. "Roots of African Migrant Crisis" Imaginary Lines with
Michael Fox on Telesur. 17 August 2015.
Photo by Martin Dee
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