Alexei Yurchak

Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies
Website
yurchak@berkeley.edu

My interests and areas of expertise include Soviet history and the processes of post-socialist transformation in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; political institutions and ideologies in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia; political philosophy and language philosophy; the interface between language/discourse and power; comparative studies of communism and capitalism anthropology of media; visual anthropology; experimental artistic scenes (especially, Russia and US); urban geography and anthropology of space. I am both an Associate Professor in the UC Berkeley Department of Anthropology as well as a Core Faculty member in the graduate program at the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies at UC Berkeley.

last updated: November 30th, 2011