607 S Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Sociocultural anthropology; policing, politics, law, security, justice, governance, administration and democracy; China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
B.A in Mathematics, University of Oregon
Ph.D in Anthropology, University of Chicago
ANTH 515 Ethnographic Methods and Sociocultural Theory
ANTH 499 Political and Legal Anthropology
ANTH 499 Police Science and Administrative Technology in China
ANTH 485 Anthropology of Policing
ANTH/EALC 470 Anthropology of Modern China
ANTH 430 History of Anthropology
ANTH/EALC 280 Anthropology of Martial Arts
GEOG199 Ferguson and Beyond: Race, Space, and Policing in 21st-Century America
GCL147 Police, Culture, and Inequality
Additional Campus Affiliations
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Associate Professor, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies
Martin, J. T., & Zhou, L. (2023). Restoring Justice or Maintaining Control? Revolutionary Roots and Conservative Fruits in Chinese Police Mediation. Asian Journal of Criminology, 18(2), 133-153. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-022-09378-3
Martin, J. T., & Hoffman, A. (2023). Staying Cool in a Hot Spot: Epistemology, Ethics and Politics in Police Ethnography. In J. Fleming, & S. Charman (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Police Ethnography (pp. 117-133). Routledge.
Martin, J. T. (2020). Police Work versus Police Action: Justice, Discretion, and Arendt’s Theory of Politics. Society for the Anthropology of Work. https://doi.org/10.21428/1d6be30e.fa89ed05
Martin, J. T. (2020). Weak police, strong democracy civic ritual and performative peace in contemporary taiwan. Current Anthropology, 61(6), 657-685. https://doi.org/10.1086/711997
Martin, J. T. (2019). Sentiment, Reason, and Law: Policing in the Republic of China on Taiwan. (Police/Worlds: Studies in Security, Crime, and Governance). Cornell University Press. https://doi.org/10.7591/cornell/9781501740046.001.0001