Gareth Barkin

Professor of Anthropology

Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Asian Studies Program (Henry Luce Foundation position on Muslim Societies in Southeast Asia)

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

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, Intercultural Competence.

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

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