Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Fatima Mojaddedi


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


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


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

Current Position:

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis