Personen

Prof. Dr. Nathalie M. Peutz

Affiliierte

Forschungsprojekt: Migration and Impasse in Yemen and the Horn of Africa

Academic Positions

2019
Associate Professor of Anthropology, Program in Arab Crossroads Studies, New York University Abu Dhabi
2010 - 2019
Assistant Professor, Arab Crossroads Studies, New York University Abu Dhabi
2009 - 2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Wayne State University
2008 - 2009
Visiting Instructor, International Studies, Middlebury College

Education

1999 - 2009
Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Anthropology, Princeton University PhD: Heritage and Heresy: Environment, Community, and the State at the Margins of Arabia
1990 - 1994
Bachelor of Arts, History (summa cum laude, with honors), University of Pennsylvania

Fellowship and Awards

2020 Berlin Prize Fellow 2020-2021, The American Academy of Berlin

2020 Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Transregional Planning Grant, with funds provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation ($35,000)

2019 MES Book Award, sponsored by the American Anthropological Association Middle East Section, for Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation in Yemen (Stanford University Press, 2018)

2019 Honorable Mention, 2019 Association for Gulf and Arabian Studies (AGAPS) Biennial Book Award for Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation in Yemen (Stanford University Press, 2018)

2019–20 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship

2019–20 Wolfensohn Family Member, School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ

2019 Academic Writing Fellowship, Bellagio Center of the Rockefeller Foundation Residency, 20 March–15 April.

2016–17 NYU Abu Dhabi Pathways Award: “The Mixed Migration Flows of Refugees, Migrants and Returnees Crossing the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.”

2010–11 Washington Square Faculty Fellow, New York University, New York

2007–08 Fellowship, Council on Middle East Studies, MacMillan Center, Yale University

2004–05 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship: “Citizenship and its Reversals: Emigration, Return and Immobility,” Yemen

2001–02 Social Science Research Council, International Predissertation Fellowship Program, “Citizenship and its Reversals: Emigration, Return and Immobility in Somaliland and Yemen”

2001–02 Center for Arabic Study Abroad Fellowship, American University in Cairo

1999–00 Andrew F. Mellon Foundation, Mellon Fellowship in Humanistic Studies

Publications

2018

  • Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation in Yemen. Stanford,
    Calif.: Stanford University Press.
     
  • Winner, 2019 MES Book Award, conferred biennially by the Middle East
    Section of the American Anthropological Association
     
  • Honorable Mention, 2019 Association for Gulf and Arabian Studies (AGAPS)
    Biennial Book Award


Reviews:
Choice 56 (9); Global Intellectual History (“Speaking above Yemenis: A Reading
Beyond the Tyranny of Experts” Review Essay by Isa Blumi, 11 Dec. 2019);
Jadaliyya, “Essential Readings: Environment and Politics in the Middle East,”
April 2020 www.jadaliyya.com/Details/40999); Journal of the British
Yemeni Society (2019) 27: 80-82 by Helen Lacker; Jemen Report (2019) 50
(1/2): 129-130 by Dana Pietsch; The Yemen Peace Project (August 21, 2019) by
Sabrina Illiana, https://www.yemenpeaceproject.org/blog-x/review-peutz.

Book/Research Exhibit, Art Jameel Dubai, 20 January–28 February 2020
jameelartscentre.org/whats-on/library-circles-nathalie-peutz/.

Interviews with Jadaliyya (New Texts Out Now, 19 September 2019), The
National, UAE (5 January 2019).

 

2010

  • [Editor, with Nicholas De Genova] The Deportation Regime: Sovereignty, Space,
    and the Freedom of Movement. Durham: Duke University Press.
     
  • Winner, 2011 Bronze Award, Association for Borderlands Studies


Reviews:
American Studies 51 (3/4); Annual Review of Anthropology 40 (subject of
review essay by Didier Fassin); Ethnic and Racial Studies 34 (7); Journal of
Ethnic and Migration Studies 38 (7); Journal of the Royal Anthropological
Institute 17 (4); Perspectives on Politics 9 (3); Nations and Nationalism 18 (4);
The Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/arlene-m-roberts/thedeportation-
regime_b_786101.html); Human Rights & Human Welfare
(http://www.du.edu/korbel/hrhw/booknotes/2011/tataryn-2011.html).

Languages

  • English: native
  • Dutch: heritage
  • Arabic: advanced (MSA and Yemeni dialect; intermediate Egyptian dialect)
  • German: advanced
  • French: intermediate