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Neni Panourgiá

Academic Advisor
Justice in Education Initiative

Neni Panourgiá is an anthropologist, Adjunct Associate Professor at the Prison Education Program, Psychology Department, and Academic Adviser at the Justice in Education Initiative at Columbia University. Her essays on anthropology, ethnography, critical theory, art and architecture, critical medical studies, and politics can be found in MousseDocumenta, American Ethnologist, Ethos, Anthropological Quarterly, angelaki, and many edited volumes. Her book publications include Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity. An Athenian AnthropographyEthnographica Moralia (co-edited with George Marcus); Dangerous Citizens. The Greek Left and the Terror of the State, and a new edition of Paul Radin’s Primitive Man as Philosopher. Her new book ΛέροςΗ γραμματική του εγκλεισμού (Leros: The Grammar of Confinement) (published in Greek by Εκδόσεις Νεφέλη) is forthcoming in English. She most recently curated the special issue on COVID-19 and incarceration for Synapsis: A Journal of Medical Humanities: https://medicalhealthhumanities.com/2021/01/22/justice-in-education-program-special-issue-covid-19-auto-ethnographies-of-incarceration-introduction/