Artemis Takes Aim

Arjun Appadurai


Arjun Appadurai is a socio-cultural anthropologist with specializations in globalization, public culture, and urban studies. His major accomplishment has been the construction of anthropological frameworks for the study of global media, consumption, and migration. His current work focuses on poverty, violence, and social inclusion in mega-cities with a special focus on Mumbai (India). His present work is on extreme actions, of war and violence

He consults with the World Bank and the UN. He has conducted anthropological research on globalization; ethnic violence; consumption; space and housing; international civil society; urban South Asia. He does fieldwork in India, the Philippines, and South Africa.

John Dewey Professor in the Social Sciences.
New School for Social Research, New York City

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Diana L. Ascher, PhD, MBA, is a principal at Stratelligence and a co-founder of the Information Ethics & Equity Institute. Her lifelong interest in knowledge and decision making has focused on the evaluation, classification, organization, communication, and interpretation of information, and motivates her work in the fields of behavioral science, finance, higher education, information studies, journalism, law, leadership, management, medicine, and policy. She brings more than two decades of experience as a writer, editor, media director, and information strategist to her work.

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