Gareth Barkin

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Asian Studies

Director, Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment (LIASE) Southeast Asia Symposium

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology & AnthropologyAsian Studies Program (Henry Luce Foundation position on Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia)

Research Interests: Visual and Media Anthropology, Southeast Asian Area Studies, Indonesian Studies, Representations of Islam, Technology and Ethnographic Methods, Commercial Islam,  Global Media Markets, Transnational Culture Flows, Islam and New Media, Ethnographic Filmmaking, Short-term Study Abroad, Ethnography of Élites.

B.A., University of California
A.M., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

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