Publications




Book

When the State Meets the Street: Public Service and Moral Agency. Forthcoming with         Harvard University Press in September 2017 (link)


Peer-Reviewed Articles

“Fieldwork in Political Theory: Five Arguments for an Ethnographic Sensibility,” British Journal of Political Science, published online in June 2017 (link) (With Lisa Herzog)

“Adhocracy, Security, and Responsibility: Revisiting Abu Ghraib a Decade Later,” Contemporary Political Theory, 15, 38-57, 2016 (link)

“Travel as Ethos: Spatial Exercises in the Work of Tony Chakar,” Grey Room, 50, 46-65, 2013 (link)

“Abu Ghraib, the Security Apparatus, and the Performativity of Power,” American Ethnologist, 37 (2), 203-211, 2010 (link) (With Steven Caton)


Book Reviews

“Going out in Dahiya,” review of Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi’ite South Beirut, by Lara Deeb and Mona Harb, The Legal Agenda (2015, March 17)

Review of Every Twelve Seconds: Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight, by Timothy Pachirat, Contemporary Political Theory, 13 (2), 2014 (link

“The Two Bodies of the Bureaucrat,” review of The Bureaucrat and the Poor, by Vincent Dubois, Public Administration Review, 72 (2), 302-305, 2012 (link)


Other Publications

“Security” in the International Encyclopedia of Anthropology, ed. Hilary Callan. Forthcoming in 2018.