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Dominic Boyer
Professor
Professor of Anthropology
 
e-mail:Dominic.C.Boyer@rice.edu
 
  • M.A. Anthropology (1994) University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • B.A. Anthropology/Literature & Society (1992) Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Ph.D. Anthropology (2000) University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
 
Primary Department
   Department of Anthropology
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of Anthropology
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    Websites
     CENHS website
     
    Research Areas
     Energy and political power; experts, professionalism and cultures of expertise; infrastructure and statecraft; media and knowledge; intellectuals and social movements; late-, post-and neo-socialism; early and late liberalism; journalism and publics; universities and higher education; social theory and philosophy as resources for, and objects of, anthropological inquiry; Europe; Latin America; Germany; Mexico; Iceland.
     
    Teaching Areas
     Media; Social Theory; Cultures of Expertise; Methodology
     
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles
     

    Cymene Howe "An Opening to Imagine the Present: An Interview with Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian." Bad at Sports (popular art blog) (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Aeolian extractivism and community wind in Southern Mexico." Public Culture, 28(2) (2016) : 215-235.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Aeolian infrastructures, aeolian publics." Limn , 7 (July 2016)


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    Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe ""Aeolian extractivism and community wind in Southern Mexico"." Public Culture, 28(2) (2016) : 215-235.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Anthropology Electric." Cultural Anthropology, 30(4) (2015) : 531-539.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Aeolian Politics." Distinktion, 16(1) (2015) : 31-48.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe ""Aeolian infrastructures, aeolian publics"." Limn, 7 (2016) : 4598.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe and Edith Barrera "Los márgenes del Estado al viento: autonomía y desarrollo de energías renovables en el sur de México." Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, Special Issue, “Energy, Transition and Climate Change in Latin America” (2015)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer, Cymene Howe and twelve others "Paradoxical Infrastructures: Ruins, Retrofit, and Risk." Science, Technology and Human Values, 41(3) (2015) : 547-565.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Energopower: An Introduction." Anthropological Quarterly, 87(2) (2014) : 309-334.

     
     

    “Energopower: An Introduction.” Anthropological Quarterly 87(2):309-334, 2014.

     
     

    “Los márgenes del Estado al viento: autonomía y desarrollo de energías renovables en el sur de México” Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology, Special Issue, “Energy, Transition and Climate Change in Latin America.” (with Cymene Howe and Edith Barrera). In press.

     
     

     “Simply the Best: Parody and Political Sincerity in Iceland.” American Ethnologist 40(2):276-287, 2013.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Simply the Best: Parody and Political Sincerity in Iceland." American Ethnologist, 40(2) (2013) : 276-287.

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Logics of the Wind: Development Desires Over Oaxaca." Anthropology News, 52(5) (May 2011)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "News Agency and News Mediation." Social Anthropology, 19(1) (2011) : 6-22.

     
     

    “News Agency and News Mediation.” Social Anthropology 19(1):6-22, 2011.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Digital Expertise in Online Journalism (and Anthropology)." Anthropological Quarterly, 83(1) (2010) : 73-96.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "On the ethics and practice of contemporary social theory: from crisis talk to multiattentional method." Dialectical Anthropology, 34(3) (2010) : 305-324.

     
     

    “Digital Expertise in Online Journalism (and Anthropology).” Anthropological Quarterly 83(1):73-96, 2010.

     
     

    “On the ethics and practice of contemporary social theory: from crisis talk to multiattentional method.” Dialectical Anthropology 34(3):305-324, 2010.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Alexei Yurchak "American Stiob: Or, what late socialist aesthetics of parody reveal about contemporary political culture in the West." Cultural Anthropology, 25(2) (2010) : 179-221.

     
     

    “American Stiob: Or, what late socialist aesthetics of parody reveal about contemporary political culture in the West” Cultural Anthropology 25(2):179-221, 2010. (with Alexei Yurchak)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Thinking through the Anthropology of Experts." Anthropology in Action, 15(2) (2008) : 38-46.

     
     

    “Thinking through the Anthropology of Experts.” Anthropology in Action, 15(2):38-46, 2008

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Conspiracy, History, and Therapy at a Berlin Stammtisch." American Ethnologist, 33(3) (2006) : 327-39.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Gender and the Solvency of Professionalism: Eastern German Journalism before and after 1989." East European Politics and Society, 20(1) (2006) : 152-179.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Ostalgie and the Politics of the Future in Eastern Germany." Public Culture, 18(2) (2006) : 361-381.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Turner’s Anthropology of Media and Its Legacies." Critique of Anthropology, 26(1) (2006) : 47-60.

     
     

    “Conspiracy, History, and Therapy at a Berlin Stammtisch.” American Ethnologist, 33(3):327-39, 2006.

     
     

    “Gender and the Solvency of Professionalism: Eastern German Journalism before and after 1989.” East European Politics and Society, 20(1):152-179, 2006.

     
     

    Ostalgie and the Politics of the Future in Eastern Germany.” Public Culture, 18(2):361-381, 2006.

     
     

    “Turner’s Anthropology of Media and Its Legacies.” Critique of Anthropology, 26(1):47-60, 2006.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Steve Sangren "Introduction to Turner Special Issue." Critique of Anthropology, 26(1) (2006) : 5-13.

     
     

    “Introduction to Turner Special Issue.” Critique of Anthropology, 26(1):5-13, 2006. (with Steve Sangren)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Ulf Hannerz "Introduction: Worlds of Journalism." Ethnography, 7(1) (2006) : 5-17.

     
     

    “Introduction: Worlds of Journalism.” Ethnography, 7(1):5-17, 2006. (with Ulf Hannerz)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Corporeality of Expertise." Ethnos, 70(2) (2005) : 243-266.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Visiting Knowledge in Anthropology: An Introduction." Ethnos, 70(2) (2005) : 141-148.

     
     

    “The Corporeality of Expertise.” Ethnos 70(2):243-266, 2005.

     
     

    “Visiting Knowledge in Anthropology: An Introduction.” Ethnos 70(2):141-148, 2005.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Claudio Lomnitz "Intellectuals and Nationalism: Anthropological Engagements." Annual Review of Anthropology, 34 (2005) : 105-120.

     
     

    “Intellectuals and Nationalism: Anthropological Engagements.” Annual Review of Anthropology 34:105-120, 2005. (with Claudio Lomnitz)

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Foucault, Gay Marriage, and Gay and Lesbian Studies in the United States: An Interview with David Halperin." Sexuality Research and Social Policy , 1(3) (2004) : 32-37.

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Why Did they Tie the Knot?: The Same Sex Wedding Album." American Sexuality , 2(2) (2004)

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Education Policies: What is at Stake in the Debates?." American Sexuality , 1(6) (2003)

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Medical Abortion: Politics, Pills and Perspectives." American Sexuality , 1(7) (2003)

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Sexuality, Policy and Human Rights: New Roles for Anthropology." Anthropology News , 44(8) (November 2003)

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Speaking of Sexual Assault and Rape: More Dialogue, More Action." American Sexuality , 1(3) (2003)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Censorship as a Vocation: The Institutions, Practices, and Cultural Logic of Media Control in the German Democratic Republic." Comparative Studies in Society and History, 45(3) (2003) : 511-545.

     
     

    “Censorship as a Vocation: The Institutions, Practices, and Cultural Logic of Media Control in the German Democratic Republic.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 45(3):511-545, 2003.

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Chicha and the Days of Reflection: The Nicaraguan Elections 2001." Las Noticias Estudiantiles (November 2001)

     
     

    " Foucault in the Bush. The Social Life of Post-Structuralist Theory in East Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg.” Ethnos 66(2):207-236, 2001.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Foucault in the Bush. The Social Life of Post-Structuralist Theory in East Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg." Ethnos, 66(2) (2001) : 207-236.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Media Markets, Mediating Labors, and the Branding of East German Culture at "Super Illu"." Social Text, 68(Fall) (2001) : 9-33.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Yellow sand of Berlin." Ethnography, 2(3) (2001) : 421-439.

     
     

    “Media Markets, Mediating Labors, and the Branding of East German Culture at ‘Super Illu.” Social Text 68(Fall):9-33, 2001.

     
     

    “Yellow sand of Berlin.” Ethnography 2(3):421-439, 2001.

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Loca por/para la noche: The Politics of Drag in Nicaragua." Las Noticias Estudiantiles (August 2000)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "On the Sedimentation and Accreditation of Social Knowledges of Difference: Mass Media, Journalism, and the Reproduction of East/West Alterities in Unified Germany." Cultural Anthropology, 15(4) (2000) : 459-491.

     
     

    “On the Sedimentation and Accreditation of Social Knowledges of Difference: Mass Media, Journalism, and the Reproduction of East/West Alterities in Unified Germany.” Cultural Anthropology 15(4):459-491, 2000. 

     
     

    Cymene Howe "Badge Gazing and the Graduate Student: Some Thoughts on the AES meetings." Anthropology News (April 1999)

     
     Articles
     

    Dominic Boyer, James D. Faubion and Cymene Howe "Editors’ Introduction: Circles not Pyramids." Cultural Anthropology, 30(1) (2015) : 1-5.

     
     

    " Energy, Anthropology of” In The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, J Wright (ed.), Reed Elsevier, 2015.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Reflexivity Reloaded: from anthropology of intellectuals to critique of method to studying sideways." Anthropology Now and Next: Essays in Honor of Ulf Hannerz, C Garsten, T H Eriksen, S Randeria (eds.) (2014) : 91-110.

     
     

    “Experts and Expertise, Anthropological Approaches to” In The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, J Wright (ed.), Reed Elsevier, 2015.

     
     

    “Paul Radin” (with Ian Lowrie) In The Sage Encyclopedia of Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology, J McGee and R Warms (eds.) Sage, 2014.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "On Happiness and Politics: Jón Gnarr’s Best Party (2009-2013)." Perspectives on Europe, 42(3) (2013) : 22-28.

     
     

    “On Business Anthropology” Business Anthropology 1(2):251-4, 2012.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Ostalgie – oder die Politik der Zukunft in Ostdeutschland." Deutschland Archiv, 39(4) (2006) : 690-703.

     
     

    “There are Still Thinkers in Germany” in My Idea of the Land of Ideas: How the World Sees Germany, T Sommer (ed.), pp.44-50. Munich: Droemer Verlag, 2006.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Medium of Foucault in Anthropology." The Minnesota Review, 58-60 (2003) : 265-272.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The African Crisis in Context: Comparative Encounters with Educational Rationalization." African Studies Review, 45(2) (2002) : 205-218.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Impact and Embodiment of Western Expertise in the Restructuring of the Eastern German Media after 1990." Anthropology of East Europe Review, 19(1) (2001) : 77-84.

     
     Books
     

    Dominic Boyer and George E. Marcus (eds.) "Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions."  (2019) Submitted

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Tim Morton "Hyposubjects: Politics of the Ecological Emergency (Human Language Edition)."  (2019) Submitted

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Imre Szeman (eds.) "Energy Humanities: An Anthology."  (2017) : 595.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer, James Faubion and George E. Marcus (eds.) "Theory can be more than it used to be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition."  (2015) : 285.

     
     

    Energopolitics (single authored volume of a collaborative ‘duography’ with Cymene Howe titled Winds of Desire: Anthropology in the Anthropocene)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era."  (2013) : 248.

     
     

    The Life Informatic: Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013 (248p.)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Understanding Media: A popular philosophy."  (2007) : 103.

     
     

    Understanding Media: A popular philosophy. Chicago: Prickly Paradigm Press, 2007 (103p.) 

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Spirit and System: Media, Intellectuals, and the Dialectic in Modern German Culture."  (2005) : 323.

     
     

    Spirit and System: Media, Intellectuals, and the Dialectic in Modern German Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005 (323p.)

     
     Editor of books
     

    Energy Humanities: A Reader, with Imre Szeman (eds.) New York: Wiley. Invited and in preparation.

     
     

    Theory can be more than it used to be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition, Part II, with James Faubion and George Marcus (eds.) Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Under review.

     
     Book chapters
     

    Dominic Boyer and Alexei Yurchak "Hypernormalization, Collaborative Analytics and the Making of “American stiob”." Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions (2019) Submitted

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "An account of the Cultures of Energy podcast as collaboration— offered in podcast form, of course." Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions (2019) Submitted

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and George E. Marcus (eds.) "Introduction: Collaborative Anthropology Today." Collaborative Anthropology Today: A Collection of Exceptions (2019) Submitted

     
     

    J Niewöhner (ed.) "Our post-post-truth condition." After Practice: Thinking through matter and meaning relationally (2019) Submitted

     
     

    M Nielsen and N Rapport (eds.) "Composing American stiob." The Composition of Anthropology (2018) : 156-168.

     
     

    N Anand, H Appel, and A Gupta (eds.) "Infrastructure, Potential Energy, Revolution." The Promise of Infrastructure (2018)

     
     

    I Szeman and D Boyer (eds.) "Introduction: On the Energy Humanities." Energy Humanities: An Anthology (2017) : 1-13.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Energopolitics." Fueling Culture: Energy, History and Politics, I Szeman (ed.) (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Revolutionary Infrastructure." Infrastructures and Social Complexity (2016) : 174-186.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Revolutionary Infrastructure, P Harvey, C Bruun Jensen, A Morita (eds.)." Infrastructures and Social Complexity (2016) : 174-186.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Necessity of Being a Writer in Anthropology Today." The Anthropologist as Writer: 21-32.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Necessity of Being a Writer in Anthropology Today." The Anthropologist as Writer, H Wulff (ed.) (2016) : 21-32.

     
     

    Cymene Howe, Dominic Boyer and Edith Barrera "Wind at the Margins of the State: Autonomy and Renewable Energy Development in Southern Mexico." Contested Powers: The Politics of Energy and Development in Latin America, J-A McNeish, A Borchgrevink and O Logan (eds.) (2015) : 92-115.

     
     

    D Boyer, J Faubion and G Marcus (eds.) "Afterword: On the Need to Reinvent Anthropological Teaching and Training in Theory." Theory can be more than it used to be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition (2015) : 233-240.

     
     

    D Boyer, J Faubion and G Marcus (eds.) "Introduction: New Methodologies for a Transformed Discipline." Theory can be more than it used to be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition (2015) : 1-11.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Portable Analytics and Lateral Theory." Theory can be more than it used to be: Learning Anthropology’s Method in a Time of Transition, D Boyer, J Faubion and G Marcus (eds.) (2015) : 15-38.

     
     

    “Energopolitics” In Fueling Culture: Energy, History and Politics, I Szeman (ed.) Fordham University Press, 2014.

     
     

    “The Necessity of Being a Writer in Anthropology Today” In The Anthropologist as Writer, H Wulff (ed.) University of Chicago Press, forthcoming.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Postcard from Berlin: Rethinking the Juncture of Late Socialism and Late Liberalism in Europe." The Soviet Society in the Era of Late Socialism, 1964-1985, N Klumbytė and G Sharafutdinova (eds.) (2013)

     
     

     “Postcard from Berlin: Rethinking the Juncture of Late Socialism and Late Liberalism in Europe” In The Soviet Society in the Era of Late Socialism, 1964-1985, N Klumbytė and G Sharafutdinova (eds.) Lexington, 2013.

     
     

     “Media Anthropology and the Anthropology of Mediation” In The ASA Handbook of Social Anthropology, R Fardon (ed.) Sage, 2012.

     
     

    R Fardon (ed.) "Media Anthropology and the Anthropology of Mediation." The ASA Handbook of Social Anthropology (2012)

     
     

    “Parody and Sincerity in Western Political Culture.“ In The Democratic Imaginary in the Era of Globalization, C Mendes (ed.) Educam Editora Universitária Candido Mendes, 2011.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Biopower." Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment, F Mascia-Lees (ed.) (2011)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "European Media and the Culture of Europeanness." Media, Nationalism and European Identities, M Sukösd and K Jakubowicz (eds.) (2011)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Parody and Sincerity in Western Political Culture." The Democratic Imaginary in the Era of Globalization, C Mendes (ed.) (2011)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "The Institutional Transformation of Universities in the Era of Digital Information." Making the University Matter, ed B Zelizer (2011)

     
     

    “Biopower.” In Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment, F Mascia-Lees (ed.) Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

     
     

    “The Institutional Transformation of Universities in the Era of Digital Information” In Making the University Matter, B Zelizer (ed.) Routledge, 2011.

     
     

    “European Media and the Culture of Europeanness” (with Miklós Sükösd) In Media, Nationalism and European Identities, M Sükösd and K Jakubowicz (eds.) Central European University Press, 2011.

     
     

     “Professionalism between Cooperation and Competition.” In Travail Social a l’Epreuve des Coopérations Ouvertes et des Coopération Fermées, H Khabbache (ed.) Fes-Saiss Imprimerie, 2010.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "From Algos to Autonomos: Nostalgic Eastern Europe as Postimperial Mania." Postcommunist Nostalgia, M Todorova and Z Gille (eds.) (2010)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Professionalism between Cooperation and Competition." Travail Social a l’Epreuve des Coopérations Ouvertes et des Coopération Fermées, H Khabbache (ed.) (2010)

     
     

    “From Algos to Autonomos: Nostalgic Eastern Europe as Postimperial Mania.” In Postcommunist Nostalgia, M Todorova and Z Gille (eds.) Berghahn, 2010.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Making (sense of) News in the Era of Digital Information." The Anthropology of News and Journalism: Global Perspectives, SE Bird (ed.) (2009)

     
     

    “Making (sense of) News in the Era of Digital Information.” In The Anthropology of News and Journalism: Global Perspectives, SE Bird (ed.) Indiana University Press, 2009.

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Of Dialectical Germans and Dialectical Ethnographers: notes from an engagement with philosophy." Ways of Knowing, M Harris (ed.) (2007)

     
     

    “Of Dialectical Germans and Dialectical Ethnographers: notes from an engagement with philosophy.” In Ways of Knowing, M Harris (ed.), Berghahn, 2007.

     
     Book reviews
     

    Review of Divided in Unity: Identity, Germany, and the Berlin Police by Andreas Glaeser. Chicago: U Chicago Press, 2000. Ethnography 4(4):556-560, 2003.

     
     

    Review of Integral Europe: Fast-Capitalism, Multiculturalism, Neofascism by Douglas R. Holmes. American Ethnologist 29(4):1034-5, 2002.

     
     

    Review of Liquid Modernity by Zygmunt Bauman. Malden, MA: Polity, 2000. Modernism/Modernity 9(2):354-6, 2002.

     
     Dictionary or Encyclopedia Entries
     

    Dominic Boyer "Energy, Anthropology of." The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, J Wright (ed.) (2015)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer "Experts and Expertise, Anthropological Approaches to." The International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, J Wright (ed.) (2015)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Ian Lowrie "Paul Radin." The Sage Encyclopedia of Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology (2014)

     
     Other
     

    Dominic Boyer "Crisis of Liberalism." Hot Spots, Cultural Anthropology website

     
     

    “Attack on Titan” CENHS YouTube May 6, 2014. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uRVDQbLyR4)

     
     

    “Interview with Ulf Hannerz” Public Culture 26(1):187-199, 2014.

     
     

    “On the Anthropology of Infrastructure” (with Ian Lowrie) CASTAC blog March 3, 2014. (http://blog.castac.org/2014/03/dominic-boyer-on-the-anthropology-of-infrastructure/)

     
     

    "The Rise of Energy Humanities” (with Imre Szeman) University Affairs March:40, 2014.

     
     

    “A Gallery of Prototypes: Ethnographic Terminalia 2010” Visual Anthropology Review 27(1):94-6, 2011.

     
     

    “A tragédia sincera da política americana” Folha de S. Paulo, 9 August 2011: A3.

     
     

    “Energopolitics and the Anthropology of Energy.” Anthropology News May:5,7, 2011.

     
     

    " Divergent Temporalities: On the Division of Labor Between Journalism and Anthropology” Anthropology News April:6,9, 2010.

     
     

    “What is driving university reform in the age of globalization?” (debate with Elizabeth Rata). Social Anthropology 18(1):74-82, 2010.

     
     

    “Why not Neosocialism?” Savageminds.org (http://savageminds.org/2010/02/16/why-not-neosocialism/). Originally posted February 16, 2010.

     
     

    “Postsocialist Studies, Cultures of Parody and American Stiob” (with Alexei Yurchak) Anthropology News November:8-9, 2008.

     
     

    “Do the Humanities Have to be Useful?” in Do the Humanities Have To Be Useful?, GP Lepage, C Martin, and M Mostafavi (eds.), pp.1-6. Ithaca: Cornell University Office of Publications, 2006.

     
     

    " Welcome to the New Europe.” American Ethnologist 32(4):521-523, 2005.

     
     

    “Vitaler Stau.” Zeitschrift für KulturAustausch 55(3+4):89-91, 2005.

     
     

    “Productivity, Professionalism, and the Academic Labor Market in Anthropology” (with Vilma Santiago-Irizarry) Anthropology News 44(4):20-21, 2003.

     
     Recordings
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Arlie Russel Hochschild (Populism & Environmental Contamination) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Cultures of Energy 6 (Selections from the Symposium) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Daniel Barber (Architecture and Solar Homes) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "David Hughes (Trinidad and Tobago, Oil Extraction) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "EDGI (Environmental Data Governance Initiative) (Data protection w/Nick Shapiro & Michelle Murphy) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Gabrielle Hecht (Nuclear Imaginaries) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Geoffrey Bowker (Infrastructures and Expertise) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Hannah Appel (Politics of Oil in Africa) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jaskiran Dhillon (Standing Rock Forever)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jessica Barnes (Egypt, Irrigation and Gluten) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Joe Dumit (Nuclear Futures)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jón Gnarr (Parody and Climate Change)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Kate Aronoff and Daniel Aldana Cohen (The Great Climate Pod Summit) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Lisa Messeri (Exoplanets & Human Colonization of Space) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Matthew Taylor (Literature and Petroleum) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Nicholas Kawa (Amazonia and Anthropocene) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Saskia Sassen (Cities and Globalization) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Stephen Gardiner (Ethics of the Future & Climate Paradoxes) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Timothy Mitchell (Carbon Democracy and Petropolitics) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2017)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Albert Pope (Architecture and the Future of Cities)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Amitav Ghosh (The Great Derangement) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Andrew Mathews (Forests and Biofuel) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Anna Galkina (Platform London) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Anna Tsing (Feminism, Environment & Ethnography) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Annemarie Mol (Ontology and Health) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Annise Parker (Cities and Environment) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Benedikt Erlingsson (Film and Environment) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Bron Taylor (Religion and Environment) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Cindy Eisenhour (Swedish Carbon Emissions & Re-Use) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Cultures of Energy 5 (Keywords for the Anthropocene)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Dale Jamieson (Ecospirituality) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Diane Nelson (Quantification, Genocide & Mining) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Dipesh Chakrabarty (Revisiting the Climate of History) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Douglas Rogers (Russia, Oil and Environmental Politics) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Elizabeth Povinelli (Geontology) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Fred Stenson (Sour Gas Extraction, Alberta) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Frederick Albritton Jonsson (Literary History and Environmentalism) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Giorgos Kallis (Degrowth) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Iceland! (Environment and Policy) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Imre Szeman (Petrocultures) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jan Zalasiewicz (Anthropocene Working Group Declaration) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jaskiran Dhillon and Nick Estes (Standoff at Standing Rock I) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Jeff Vandermeer (Speculative Fiction) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "John Hartigan (Multispecies Ethnography) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Judy Natal and Marina Zurkow (Climate Art) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Karen Pinkus (Fuel and Literature) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Katharine Hayhoe (Climate and Christianity) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Kristen Simmons and Nick Estes (Standoff at Standing Rock II) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Laura Watts (Energy Art) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Lawrence English (Environmental Sound Art) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Naomi Oreskes (Climate Disinformation) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Natasha Myers (Planthropocene) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Paige West and JC Salyer (PNG, Climate Refugees & Oil) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Paolo Bacigalupi (Climate Fiction and Literature) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Richard R. Johnson (Sustainability in Universities) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Roy Scranton (Learning to die in the Anthropocene)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Shannon Lee Dawdy (Hurricane Katrina Redux) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Stacy Alaimo (Feminist New Materialisms) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Stefan Helmreich (Alien Oceans) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Stephanie LeMenager (Living Oil) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Sunila Kale (Electricity in India)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Tania Mouraud and Allison Myers (Everyday Ogres) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Thomas Hylland Erikson (Speed and Heating)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Timothy Morton (Object Oriented Ontologies & Dark Ecology) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Toby Jones (Oil and Water in the Middle East) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Vanessa Agard-Jones (the Chemical Turn) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Veronica Strang (Water) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Woody Clark (IPCC Participation)." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
     

    Dominic Boyer and Cymene Howe "Michael Hathaway and Brit Winthereik (Wind in China and Denmark) ." Cultures of Energy podcast (2016)

     
    Presentations
     Invited Papers
     

    XXIII Conference of the Academy of Latinity (2011), Annenberg School University of Pennsylvania (2007, 2009), Central European University (2005, 2007), Columbia University (2008), EHESS-Marseilles (2003), Cornell University (2001), Durham University (2014), German Chancellor Fellowship Program Alumni Meeting (2013), Göttingen University (2012), Humboldt University Berlin (2010, 2012), Johns Hopkins University (2002), London School of Economics (2014), Manchester University (2012), McGill University (2004), Miami University of Ohio (2009), New York University (2004), New School University (2005), Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (2011), Reed College (2000), Rice University (2005, 2008), SOYUZ Postsocialist Cultural Studies Conference (2008), Stockholm University (2003, 2007, 2008, 2009), Syracuse University (2005), Temple University (2014), Trinity College (2009), University College London (2013), University of California-Berkeley (2007, 2008, 2012), University of California-Irvine (2007, 2007), University of California-San Diego (2008), University of Chicago (2004, 2005, 2014), University of Fes (2010), University of Frankfurt (2008), University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign (2006), University of Michigan (2006), University of Oslo (2011), University of St. Andrews (2005, 2006), University of Utrecht (2009), Yale University (2003, 2014), ZFP-Wiesbaden Fortbildungsseminar (1998).

     
     Other
     

    "Nerd Nite, Austin. This performance, co-elaborated by myself, Dominic Boyer and Daniel Aldana Cohen built upon an idea the three of us had been developing on “low carbon leisure and low carbon pleasure.” ." (2017)

     
     

    "Not Ok. 40-minute ethnographic documentary film ." (Forthcoming)

     
     

    "Cultures of Energy Podcast, 108 hour long episodes  ." (2016)

     
     

    "Aeolian Politics. An ethnographic/interactive art installation at the Emmanuel Gallery, Denver, CO (November), in collaboration with Dominic Boyer and the Ethnographic Terminalia Collective." (2015)

     
     Panelist
     

    2013    Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago IL: Panel organizer, Anthropology Electric. November.

     
     

    Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco CA: Panel co-organizer, Energopower and Biopower in a Time of Transitions. November, 2012.

     
     

    Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans LA: Panel co-organizer, Exploring Digital Liberalism. November, 2010.

     
     

    European Association of Social Anthropologists Conference, Maynooth, Ireland. Panel co-organizer, Intermediate Categories.

     
     

    Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington DC: Panel co-organizer, Fantasies of Im/mediation: Unraveling media and desire in the contemporary world. November 2007.

     
     

    Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Jose CA: Panel co-organizer, Why has Socialism Failed? November 2006.

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editor, Cultural Anthropology. American Anthropological Association. (2017 - 2017)

     Other, Critical Discourse Studies. (2003 - 2003)

     Editor, Cultural Anthropology. American Anthropological Association. (2015 - 2018)

     Editor, Cultural Anthropology. (2015 - 2018)

     Series Editor, Expertise: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge. Cornell University Press. (2010 - 2010)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special issue of Critique of Anthropology (26:1) “For a Critique of Pure Culture: Essays in Honour of Terence Turner” (with Steve Sangren). (2006 - 2006)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special section of Anthropological Quarterly “Energopower and Biopower in Transition". (2014 - 2014)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special issue of Ethnography (7:1) “Worlds of Journalism” (with Ulf Hannerz). (2006 - 2006)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special issue of Ethnos (70:2) “Revisiting the Anthropology of Knowledge". (2005 - 2005)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special section of Anthropology News (May) “Energy and Energopolitics” (with Cymene Howe). (2011 - 2011)

     Editor for Special Issue, Special section of American Ethnologist “Parody and Sincerity in Political Culture Today” (with Angelique Haugerud). (2013 - 2013)

     Editor for Special Issue, nternational Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences. (2014 - 2014)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Signale: Modern German Letters, Cultures, and Thought series. Cornell University Press. (2007 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, American Ethnologist. (2011 - 2011)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Business Anthropology. (2011 - 2011)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Dialectical Anthropology. (2008 - 2008)

     Member of the Editorial Board, “World Anthropologies” Section of American Anthropologist. (2013 - 2013)

     Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Higher Education in Africa. (2003 - 2008)

     Other, Various. (2014 - 2014)

     Other, Ethnos. (2006 - 2010)

     Editor, Cultural Anthropology. American Anthropological Association. (2015 - 2018)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     National Science Foundation Research Grant #1417570, “Energy Futures of the High North”, National Science Foundation (2014-2018)

     National Science Foundation RAPID Grant, “Recovery, Relocation, and Alluvial Awareness in Post-Harvey Houston”, National Science Foundation (2017-2018)

     Energy Futures of the High North, National Science Foundation Research Grant #1417570 (2014)

     Rice University Arts Initiative Fund, “The Art of Energy”, Rice University (2015)

     International Senior Research Fellow , Durham University Institute for Advanced Studies

     Fulbright Senior Specialist, 2009-2014, with grants awarded to visit Morocco and New Zealand

     Fulbright Senior Specialist, Fulbright (2009-2014)

     International Senior Research Fellow, Durham University Institute for Advanced Studies (May - June 2014)

     Faculty Leadership Award, Rice Energy and Environment Initiative (2014)

     National Science Foundation Research Grant #1127246, “The Political Culture of Wind Power Development in Southern Mexico”, National Science Foundation (2012-2013)

     Social Science Research Institute Seed Grant, Rice University (2010)

     Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship,

     Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship, Humboldt Foundation (2006)

     Faculty Research Grant, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University (2005)

     Faculty Research Grant, Institute for European Studies, Cornell University (2003)

     International Research Collaboration Grants, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University (2002)

     Faculty Fellowship, Society for the Humanities, Cornell University (2002)

     Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Extension Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2002)

     William Rainey Harper Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Chicago (2000)

     Starr Lectureship, University of Chicago, Department of Anthropology (1998)

     Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Berlin Program Fellowship, Social Science Research Council (1996)

     Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Bundeskanzler Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (1996)

     Fulbright-IIE Full Maintenance Grant, Fulbright (1996)

     Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Small Grant, Wenner-Gren Foundation (1995)

     Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD) Summer Language Grant for German Study, Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (1993)

     University of Chicago Century Fellowship, University of Chicago (1992)

     Brown University Bennett Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Anthropology, Brown University (1992)