The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room
James Scott, Sterling Prof Political Science; Acting Dir Agrarian Studies; Prof Sch of For & Env Stu and Anthropology and Inst Soc Pol Studies
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James Scott is the Sterling Professor of Political Science and Professor of Anthropology and is Director of the Agrarian Studies Program. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, has held grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Guggenheim Foundation, and has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Science, Science, Technology and Society Program at M.I.T., and the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. His research concerns political economy, comparative agrarian societies, theories of hegemony and resistance, peasant politics, revolution, Southeast Asia, theories of class relations and anarchism. He is currently teaching Agrarian Studies and Rebellion, Resistance and Repression.
This event was organized by Max Mishler and is sponsored by Society of Fellows in the Humanities.