Associate Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D., 2004, Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Jeffrey S. Juris is associate professor of anthropology in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University. He received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of Networking Futures: the Movements against Corporate Globalization (Duke University Press, 2008), Global Democracy and the World Social Forums (co-author, Paradigm Press, 2008), and numerous articles on social movements, transnational networks, new media, and political protest in Spain/Catalonia, Mexico, and the U.S. He is also a co-editor of Insurgent Encounters: Transnational Activism, Ethnography, and the Political (Duke University Press, 2013), and has published on Occupy Boston, including a widely read piece in American Ethnologist called “Reflections on #Occupy Everywhere: Social Media, Public Space, and Emerging Logics of Aggregation.” He is currently writing a book regarding media and autonomy based on fifteen months of ethnographic research about “free” or pirate radio activism in Mexico City and beyond.
- Juris, Jeffrey S., Erica G. Bushell, Meghan Doran, J. Mathew Judge, Amy Lubitow, Bryan MacCormack, and Christopher Prener. 2014. Movement Building and the United State Social Forum, Social Movement Studies 13(3): 328-348.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. and Alex Khasnabish, eds. 2013. Insurgent Encounters: Transnational Activism, Ethnography, and the Political. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2012. Reflections on #Occupy Everywhere: Social Media, Public Space, and Emerging Logics of Aggregation, American Ethnologist 39 (2): 259-279 (The most-downloaded article in American Ethnologist in 2012, and the second-most-downloaded article in the entire Anthrosource database in 2012).
- Juris, Jeffrey S., Michelle Ronayne, Firuzeh Shokooh-Valle, and Robert Wengronowitz. 2012. Negotiating Power and Difference within the 99%, Social Movement Studies 11 (3-4):434-440.
- Feixa, Carles, Inés Pereira, and Jeffrey S. Juris. 2009. Global Citizenship and the ‘New, New’ Social Movements: Iberian Connections, Young 17(4): 421-442.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. and Geoffrey H. Pleyers. 2009. Alter-Activism: Emerging Cultures of Participation among Young Global Justice Activists, The Journal of Youth Studies 12(1):51-75.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2008. Networking Futures: the Movements against Corporate Globalization. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press.
- Smith, Jackie; Marina Karides; Marc Becker; Dorval Brunelle; Christopher Chase-Dunn Donatella della Porta; Rosalba Icaza; Jeffrey Juris; Lorenzo Mosca; Ellen Reese; Peter (Jay) Smith; and Rolando Vasquez. 2008. Global Democracy and the World Social Forums. Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm Press (Second Edition Published in 2014).
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2008. Spaces of Intentionality: Race, Class, and Horizontality at the United States Social Forum, Mobilization 13(4): 353-372.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2008. Performing Politics: Image, Embodiment, and Affective Solidarity during anti-Corporate Globalization Protests, Ethnography 9(1): 61-97.
- Juris, Jeffrey S., Giuseppe Caruso, and Lorenzo Mosca. 2008. Freeing Software and Opening Space: Social Forums and the Cultural Politics of Technology, Societies without Borders 3(1): 96-117.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2005. Violence Performed and Imagined: Militant Action, the Black Bloc, and the Mass Media in Genoa, Critique of Anthropology 25(4): 413-432.
- Juris, Jeffrey S. 2005. The New Digital Media and Activist Networking within Anti-Corporate Globalization Movements, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 597: 189-208.
Awards and Honors
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Institute for Social Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico (2008-2009)
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, USC Annenberg School for Communication (2004-2005)
- Simpson Memorial Fellowship in International and Comparative Studies, University of California, Berkeley (2002-2003)
- Dissertation Research Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (2001-2002)
- Dissertation Research Fellowship, Wenner-Gren Foundation (2001-2002)
- Graduate Research Travel Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2000)
- Center for German and European Studies Research Travel Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (1997)
- Gaspar de Portola Catalonian Studies Program Research Travel Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley (1997
- Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (1996-1997, 1999-2001)
- Fellowship in Humanistic Studies, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (1995-1996)
- Herbert H. Hyman Prize for best thesis on a sociological topic, Wesleyan University (1993)
- High Honors & Phi Beta Kappa, Wesleyan University (1993)
- American Ethnologist
- Social Movement Studies
- Resistance Studies Magazine
- American Anthropological Association
- Society for Cultural Anthropology
- American Ethnological Society
- Society for Urban, National, and Transnational/Global Anthropology
- Society for Political and Legal Anthropology
- Sociologists without Borders