Jeffrey Juris

Associate Professor of Anthropology
Northeastern University

What He Studies

The issues, strategies, and tactics that inspire and shape emerging forms of radical social movement activism—paying particular attention to how activists use new digital technologies to build innovative networks that are locally rooted yet globally linked.

in the news

Academia Occupied by Occupy

Scholars in disciplines with a long tradition of participant-observer research say that direct involvement can offer a better understanding of a movement’s internal dynamics.
— The New York Times


College Students Echo Occupy Wall Street With Protests

"Students and recent graduates who may be underemployed or unemployed, who have the impetus and the time to be involved, are among the groups at the forefront of this," said Jeffrey Juris.
— Reuters



Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Northeastern University
215N Renaissance Park
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-373-3857

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