Dr. Jessica Greenberg

Contact Information

109 Davenport Hall
607 S. Mathews Ave
M/C 148
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Hours

  • On Leave
Associate Professor
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Research Interests

  • Anthropology of democracy, legal anthropology, postsocialism, youth, social movements, revolution, Serbia/Balkans, Europe

Education

  • B.A. in Women's and Gender Studies, Columbia University; 2002 M.A. in Anthropology, University of Chicago; 2007 PhD in Anthropology, University of Chicago

Distinctions / Awards

  • 2016-2017 LAS Study in a Second Discipline, Law

External URLs

Selected Publications

Books

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After the Revolution: Youth, Democracy and the Politics of Disappointment in Serbia Palo Alto Stanford University Press 2014. SUP.

Journal Articles

Gaming the System: Semiotic Indeterminacy and Political Circulation in the New Age of Revolution Language & Communication 32 4 2012, p. 372–385. Academia.edu.
On the Road to Normal: Negotiating Agency and State Sovereignty in Postsocialist Serbia American Anthropologist 113 1 2011, p. 88-100.
There’s nothing anyone can do about it”: Participation, Apathy and “Successful” Democratic Transition in Postsocialist Serbia Slavic Review 69 1 2010, p. 41-64.
’Goodbye Serbian Kennedy:’ Zoran Đinđić and the New Democratic Masculinity East European Politics and Societies 20 1 2006, p. 126-151.
Nationalism, Masculinity and Multicultural Citizenship in Serbia Nationalities Papers 34 3 2006, p. 321-341.
Noć Reklamoždera: Democracy, Consumption, and the Contradictions of Representation in Post-Socialist Serbia Political and Legal Anthropology Review 29 2 2006, p. 181-207.

Book Contributions

Greenberg, Jessica, and Andrea Muehlebach The Old World and its New Economy: Notes on the Third Age in Western Europe Today Generations and Globalization edited by Jennifer Cole, edited by Deborah Durham. The Old World and its New Economy: Notes on the Third Age in Western Europe Today Edited by Jennifer Cole, Edited by Deborah Durham, Bloomington Indiana University Press 2007.
Being and Doing Politics: Moral Ontologies and Ethical Ways of Knowing at the End of the Cold War Impulse to Act. A New Anthropology of Resistance and Social Justice Being and Doing Politics: Moral Ontologies and Ethical Ways of Knowing at the End of the Cold War Bloomington Indiana University Press 2016.