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Jeffrey Juris

Assistant Professor of Anthropology



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3Qs: Trump and the rise of the ‘alt-​​right’

The so-​​called “alt-​​right,” defined by The Asso­ci­ated Press as a “white nation­alist move­ment,” has expe­ri­enced a surge of noto­riety in the wake of Donald Trump’s elec­tion. We asked Jef­frey Juris, an expert on social move­ments and protests, to explain how much influ­ence the group, which har­nesses the power of social media to spread its mes­sage, could have on the president-elect’s policy agenda over the next four years.


3Qs Live launches with discussion on Occupy Wall Street movement

Jef­frey Juris, asso­ciate pro­fessor of anthro­pology, fielded ques­tions via social media about how the move­ment has evolved and its out­look for the future.


3Qs: Walking out for financial and social change

Jef­frey Juris, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of anthro­pology in Northeastern’s Col­lege of Social Sci­ences and Human­i­ties, researches social move­ments and protests, often by embed­ding him­self with pro­testers for an extended period of time. We asked him to talk to us about the new Occupy Wall Street move­ment, which has spread to cities across the United States – even prompting marches on Northeastern’s campus.

Jeffrey Juris

Stewart/​Colbert rallies: Are these guys serious?

This weekend, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart and The Col­bert Report’s Stephen Col­bert will host the Rally to Restore Sanity and the March to Keep Fear Alive, respec­tively, at the […]

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Global Citizenship and the ‘New, New’ Social Movements: Iberian Connections

(with Feixa, Carles and Inés Pereira) Young 17(4): 421-442.


Alter-Activism: Emerging Cultures of Participation among Young Global Justice Activists

(with Geoffrey H. Pleyers) The Journal of Youth Studies 12(1): 51-75

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