Global Studies Staff

James Hevia

Program Director

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James Hevia's research deals with nineteenth century European empire building and its impact on Asia. His most recent book is The Imperial Security State: British Colonial Knowledge and Empire-building in Asia (Cambridge University Press, 2012).  His current research deals  with pack animals, colonial warfare and veterinary medicine.


Larisa Jasarevic

Senior Lecturer (On Leave Until January 2018)

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Larisa Jasarevic is an anthropologist with interests in popular medicine, bodily and care practices, and informal economies. Her ethnography is grounded in post-war, post-socialist Bosnia-Herzegovina. Her previous writings turned to debt instruments, to popular science communities, to exchange of medicinal mushrooms. She is currently conducting a field-research on bees, local apicultures, and metaphysics of nature. 


Joshua Oxley

Program Administrator

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Joshua Oxley arrived at Global Studies via the University of Chicago's Divinity School, from which he received a Master of Divinity degree. His research interests include game studies, modern religious movements, secularism(s) and other topics.