Sarah Muir

Sarah Muir

Assistant Professor and Deputy Chair, Department of Anthropology, Gender Studies, and International Studies, City College, CUNY
Affiliated Faculty, Linguistic Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center

Sarah Muir is Co-Director of the Unpayable Debt working group and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the City College of New York and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her research is situated at the intersection of linguistic, political-economic, and historical anthropology and grounded in ethnographic fieldwork and archival research in Argentina. Thematically, her work examines the practical logics of economic investment, ethical evaluation, and political critique, with a particular focus on financial crisis and social class. Her work has appeared in Comparative Studies in Society and History, Cultural Anthropology, Current Anthropology, and ANUAC (Journal of the Italian Society of Cultural Anthropology) and her book on the 2001-2002 Argentina financial crisis is forthcoming from the University of Chicago Press.

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