Faculty » Anthony Russell Jerry
Anthony Russell Jerry holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.His primary research interests are in theorizing the relationships between race and citizenship and investigating the influence that regional discourses of race and racism have on citizenship practices and overall access to citizenship. He is the recipient of a Fulbright Garcia Robles Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, and a University of California Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship. He has worked in the Costa Chica Region of Mexico for over 10 years. His work also explores the impacts of issues of migration, immigration, racism, and citizenship on first generation youth and youth of color in the U.S./Mexico border region.