Racialized Policing, Violence and Latinas/os

On December 8, 2014, outgoing US Attorney General Eric Holder announced the long awaited release of the Justice Department’s Guidance on racial profiling in federal law enforcement. The 2014 Guidance represents an improvement over the 2003 Guidance in so far as it expands the protected categories to include gender identity, national origin, religion, and sexual […]

On Mentorship: Because Another Anthropology Is Possible

I’ll never forget my first impressions of what anthropology really looked like after attending my first AAA meeting. This must have been in the early 1990s, when I was a student at CUNY’s Graduate Center, where my cohort—thanks to an open PhD admissions policy that allowed non-matriculated students to attend PhD classes (since terminated)—was overwhelmingly […]