Academic Editing


Association for Political and Legal Anthropology
PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Current Copyeditor

John Conley and Justin Richland, Editors
Elizabeth Mertz, Former Editor

(see Testimonials and Recent Projects)

American Bar Foundation
Law and Social Inquiry, Former Managing Editor (six years)

Christopher L. Tomlins, Former Editor
John P. Heinz, Former Editor
Howard S. Erlanger, Current Review Section Editor

(see Testimonials)

Sample Law and Social Inquiry Articles:

"Reasonable Grounds Evidence Involving Sexual Violence in Darfur"
John Hagan (see Testimonials), Richard Brooks, and Todd Haugh

"Born unto Brothels—Toward a Legal Ethnography of Sex Work in an Indian Red-Light Area"
Prabha Kotiswaran (see Testimonials)

"Under the Law: Legal Consciousness and Radical Environmental Activism"
Erik D. Fritsvold (see Testimonials)

"Reason for Hope? The Spotted Owl Injunctions and Policy Change"
Brendon Swedlow (see Testimonials)

"Russian Legal Culture: An Analysis of Adaptive Response to an Institutional Transplant"
Marina Kurkchiyan (see Testimonials)

"Who’s Running the Road? Street Railway Strikes and the Problem of Order in Liberal Capitalist Canada, 1886—1914"
Eric Tucker (see Testimonials)

Sample Work:

Published Articles

"Development Mobilities: Identity and Authority in an Angolan Development Programme"

Rebecca Warne Peters
Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

"Grandpa Wen: Scene and Political Performance"

Bin Xu
Ph.D. Student, Northwestern University, Department of Sociology

Proposed Articles

"The Whole World Was Watching: Theatre, Chicago, and 1968"

Catherine H. Gleason
University of Missouri, Department of Theatre

(see Testimonials)

“Skin Color and the Criminal Justice System: Beyond Black-White Disparities in Criminal Sentencing"

Traci Burch
Northwestern University, Department of Political Science

Published Books

(See Recent Projects)

Having People, Having Heart: Charity, Sustainability, and Problems of Dependence in Central Uganda
Chicago University Press

China Scherz
Reed College, Department of Anthropology


Cultures of Legality: Judicialization and Political Activism in Latin America
Cambridge University Press

Alexandra Huneuus, Javier Couso, and Rachel Sieder, eds.


Essential Writings of Thorstein Veblen
Francis & Taylor Press

Charles Camic and Geoffrey M. Hodgson, eds.

(see Testimonials)

The Unwieldy American State: Administrative Politics after 1945
Cambridge University Press

Joanna L. Grisinger
Northwestern University, Department of History


Other Work

"Beyond the 'Pragmatism–Radicalism Dialectic' in the Study of Local Politics: Privatizing Locality, Professionalizing Community, and Vulgarizing Scale in Revolutionary Cairo" 
Cambridge University Press

Paul Amar
University of California, Santa Barbara

Chapter 4 in Local Politics and Contemporary Transformations in the Arab World
Malika Bouziane, Cilja Harders, Anja Hoffmann, eds.


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Dissertations & Theses

(See Recent Projects)

A Case Study of a Mixed Methods Study Engaged in Integrated Data Analysis
Cambridge University Press

Daniela Marie Schiazza
Loyola University, Program in Research Methodology


Linked In: The Software and IT Services Sector in India’s Economic Growth Development, 1980-2011

Grace Kite
University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Department of Economics

(see Testimonials)


Political Economy of Consumer Debt in Developing Countries: Evidence from Turkey

Elif Karacimen
University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Department of Economics


The Legal Framework for Foreign Direct Investment in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Theory and Practice

Mohammed Al Sewilem
University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, School of Law


More Myself

Karin L. McKie
San José State University, Department of English

(see Testimonials)


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