Edited Volumes

Setha Low and Zoltán Glück (eds). Producing States of Security. special issue in Anthropological Theory 17(3): 281-425.  [with contributions by Joseph Masco, Catherine Besteman, Manissa Maharawal, Kristin Monroe, Setha Low and Catherine Lutz]

Peer-Reviewed Articles and Book chapters

Camps and Counterterrorism: Security and the Remaking of Refuge in Kenya” (with Hanna Brankamp) Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 40(3), 528–548. https://doi.org/10.1177/02637758221093070

Occupy Wall Street: Finance Capital and its Discontents” (with Manissa M. Maharawal) in Revolting New York: How 400 years of Riot, Rebellion and Uprising shaped a City. Eds. Neil Smith and Don Mitchell. University of Georgia Press. (pp. 286-300)

“Security Urbanism and the Counterterror State in Kenya”  Anthropological Theory 17(3): 297-321. 2017

“A Sociospatial Framework for the Anthropology of Security”  (with Setha Low) Anthropological Theory 17(3): 281-296, 2017.

“Piracy and the Production of Security Space” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 33(4): 642-659.  2015.

The Homeless Question of Occupy Wall Street” (with Christopher Herring) in Occupy! Scenes from Occupied America. Edited by Sarah Leonard, Sarah Resnick, Astra Talyor, Keith Gessen, et al. Verso, 2011.

”Maritime Piracy, Capital and Securitization: The Case of Somalia.” in The African State in a Changing Global Context: Breakdowns and Transformations. Edited by István Tarrosy, Lorand Szabo and Goran Hyden. LIT Verlag: 2011.

Short Articles & Public Scholarship

Organizing Against Empire: Struggles over the Militarization of CUNY” in Berkeley Journal of Sociology vol. 58:51-58, 2014

“Free CUNY! Towards a University Run By and For the People” in Opportunities for a new New York. Planners Network NYC, Spring 2014

“Race, Class, and Disaster Gentrification” in Tidal Magazine, March 2013

Indignation is only the first step: A Conversation with Camila Vallejo and Noam Titleman” in Berkeley Journal of Sociology vol. 58, 2014.

Hidden in Plain Sight: The Education Movement” in Tidal, Vol.4. 2013 (With Conor Tomás Reed, Isabelle Nastasia, and Manissa M. Maharawal). (Reprinted in the CUNY Advocate)

“Neil Smith,” encyclopedia entry. 2013. Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology, eds. R.Jon McGee, Richard L. Warms, George E. Marcus, et al. Sage Press.

Between Wall Street and Zuccotti: Occupy and the Scale of Politics” in Cultural Anthropology (Hot Spots Online Forum), August 2012:

How Students are painting Montreal Red” (with Manissa M. Maharawal) on Waging Non-Violence, May 25th 2012. (Reprinted in OccupyWallStreet.net, Common Dreams, The Indypendent, Tikkun, Alternet, Clarion):

Occupy Ethnography: Reflections on Studying the Movement” (with Manissa M. Maharawal) in Possible Futures: A Project of the Social Science Research Council, March 14th 2012

“From Berkeley to New York: Re-articulating the Struggle for education” (With Christopher Herring) in N+1 Occupy Gazette, December 2011.

“Occupiers: We’re already changing politics” (With Caitlin MacLaren) Op-Ed in USA Today, Friday November 18 2011.

“A Day in The Movement” (with Manissa McCleave Maharawal) N+1 (online) November 17 2011.

“‘After Midnight’ – Or, The Digital Logic of Time Fragmentation in Inland Empire” in Munitionsfabrik, Summer Issue 2008.

“New Directions in the Critique of Ideology: Lefebvre and the Critique of Space,” Bard Journal of the Social Sciences 16(2) 2007.


Spatial Scales and Social Control” (with the CUNY Findings Collective) Anthropology Now 8(2): 81-89.

Bodies and Violence” (with the CUNY Findings Collective) Anthropology Now 8(1) 67-77.

Thinking through Policing and Community: Tensions and Contradictions” (with the CUNY Findings Collective) Anthropology Now 7(3): 54-60.

Mapping the (Anti-)Colonial Contemporary: A Review of Recent Findings” (with the CUNY Findings Collective Anthropology Now 7(2): 56-61.

Review of The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations, by Daniel Heller-Roazen, in The CEU Political Science Journal 6(2): 317-320.


Here are a selection of interviews I’ve conducted with scholars and activists on themes of political organizing, identity, and political formation in recent years:


Interviewing David Harvey for Focaal, 2014