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John Galaty

Associate Professor

Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1977

John Galaty

Stephen Leacock Building, Room 724
855 Sherbrooke Street West                      
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Tel.: 514-398-1336
Fax: 514-398-7476

john [dot] galaty [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)



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Research Interests

Pastoralism, rangeland development, wildlife and community conservation; legal anthropology, property and land tenure; social conflict and violence; nationalism, ethnicity and identity; ritual and age-organization, psychological anthropology; culture and semiotics, ethnohistory; eastern Africa.

Representative Publications

Double-voiced violence in Kenya, in Violence and Belonging: the Quest for Identity in Post-Colonial Africa, V. Broch-Due (ed.), London, Routledge, 2005, pp. 173-194.

States of violence: ethnicity, politics and pastoral conflict in East Africa. Geography Research Forum, v. 25, 2005, pp. 105-127.