Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Fatima Mojaddedi

Education:

B.A., Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Cultural Anthropology, Columbia University; M.Phil., Cultural Anthropology, Columbia University; Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, Columbia University

Dissertation:

Ground Wars: Thoughts for the Times on Representation and Economy in Afghanistan

Thesis Advisor:

Rosalind C. Morris, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University

Research Topic:

Afghanistan, Contemporary warfare, linguistic and symbolic transformation, natural resources, toxicity, poison and radioactive effects of bombs, psychoanalysis, cultural theory, literary theory

Mentor:

Stefania Pandolfo, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley