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Katherine Lemons

Assistant Professor

Ph.D University of California, Berkeley, 2010

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Stephen Leacock Building, Room 830
855 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 2T7

Tel.: 514-398-4295
Fax: 514-398-7476

katherine [dot] lemons [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)


Office Hours

Tuesdays: 14:45-15:45

Research Interests

Cultural anthropology, anthropology of law, rhetoric and law, anthropology of religion, feminist anthropology, kinship, gender, and sexuality, Islam, South Asia.

Representative Publications

Book Chapters:

Forthcoming “When Marriage Breaks Down, How Do Contracts Matter? Marriage Contracts and Divorce in Contemporary North India.” In Shalini Grover, Ravinder Kaur, and Rajni Palriwala (eds.) Marriage in Globalizing Contexts: Exploring Change and Continuity in South Asia. Delhi: Orient Blackswan.
2008 “Gouvernementalität, Religion und soziale Sicherheit im postkolonialen Indien” (Governmentality, Religion and Social Security in Postcolonial India). In Patricia Purtschert, Katrin Meyer, and Yves Winter, (eds.), Gouvernementalität und Sicherheit. Bielefeld, Germany: Transcript Press.