Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1977
Professor Galaty's research interests include 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.
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.