Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

January 2014: Ph.D. Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

August 2003:   B.A. Anthropology and German, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis

 

PUBLICATIONS 

Journal Articles

(Revise and ResubmitWhen Cash is the tie that binds – Denominating Affective Monetary Attachments in Germany and the Euro Zone (at Anthropological Quarterly)

Book Chapters

2017 Between Memorialization and Monetary Re-Valuation: The 1990 Currency Union as a Site of Post-Unification Memory Work. Money in the German-Speaking Lands, Mary Lindemann and Jared C. Poley (eds.) Spektrum Series. New York: Berghahn Books http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/LindemannMoney/recommend

2017 A Question of Value(s): Money, Currency Unions and the Re-Making of Post-Unification Identities. Deutschland seit 1990: Perspektiven auf die Vereinigungsgesellschaft. Thomas Großbölting and Christoph Lorke (eds.). Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag http://www.steiner-verlag.de/titel/61141.html

2016 Riding the Rails of Mobile Payments: Financial Inclusion, Mobile Phones, and Infrastructure. With Stephen C. Rea, Taylor Nelms, and Bill Maurer. Part 7: Infrastructures. In The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography. Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway and Genevieve Bell, (eds.) New York: Routledge, (December 2016). https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Companion-to-Digital-Ethnography/Hjorth-Horst-Galloway-Bell/p/book/9781138940918

Reviews

2016 Review of History, Time, and Economic Crisis in Central Greece, by Daniel M. Knight. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. American Anthropologist (118) 4 pp. 920-921

2016 Review of Gambling Debt: Iceland’s Rise and Fall in the Global Economy, by E. Paul Durrenberger and Gisli Palsson (eds.) Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2014. American Ethnologist (43) 4 pp. 763-764

2015 “Modeling the Economy with Words,” book review of Economy of Words: Communicative Imperatives in Central Banks, Douglas Holmes (Chicago 2014). Current Anthropology (56) 2 pp. 293-294

 

Other Writing

 “The Euro in the Making.” Newsletter of the European Union Center of Excellence at UC Berkeley Spring/Summer 2013 https://www.academia.edu/12359676/The_Euro_in_the_Making

 

Policy White Papers

2017 Keeping Cash: Assessing the Arguments about Cash and Crime. IMTFI White Paper for Cash Matters.

Related Media: IMTFI Blog, “Cash is not a Crime;” Cash Matters Paper Launch; Cash Matters Q&A with Author

 

Publicly Engaged Writing for The Institute for Money, Technology, & Financial Inclusion

2017 Introducing a New Blog Series on Demonetization in India, from The Institute for Money, Technology, and Financial Inclusion. Socializing Finance Blog. March 3, 2017.

https://socfinance.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/introducing-a-new-blog-series-on-demonetization-in-india-from-the-institute-of-money-technology-and-financial-inclusion/

2017 Special Perspectives Series on Demonetization in India – Insights, Challenges, and Ways Forward, with Nima Lamu Yolmo and Janaki Srinivasan. IMTFI Blog. February 22, 2017

http://blog.imtfi.uci.edu/2017/02/special-perspectives-series-on_22.html

2016 Review Post: Monetary Practices of Traditional Rural Communities in Ethiopia: Implications for New Financial Technology Design. IMTFI Blog. September 19, 2016. Summary Review of Mesfin F. Woldmariam et al. article in Human-Computer Interaction 31(2016): 473-517

http://blog.imtfi.uci.edu/2016/09/review-post-monetary-practices-of.html

2016 IMTFI Synthesis, Trust and Money: It’s Complicated. Writing (original draft; conceptualization, writing and design of content), with Bill Maurer, Jenny Fan, Mrinalini Tankha, Nandita Badami, Nima L.Yolmo,Taylor Nelms

http://www.imtfi.uci.edu/files/articles/2017/TRUST%20Book-final-Aug-9-17.pdf

2016 Consumer Finance Research Methods Toolkit. Erin B. Taylor and Gawain Lynch, with Ursula Dalinghaus. Contributing author, editorial assistance, manuscript design and layout.

http://www.imtfi.uci.edu/files/consumer_finance_research_methods_project/IMTFI%20Consumer%20Finance%20Research%20Methods%20Toolkit_beta%20version_Reduced%20size.pdf

2016 Going to Where the Women Are: Insights from the Making Finance Work for Women Summit in Berlin, Germany. IMTFI Blog. January 25, 2016.

http://blog.imtfi.uci.edu/2016/01/going-to-where-women-are-insights-from.html