I am a wayward researcher and practitioner of scholarly publishing.


BA, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School, 2002

MS, School of Library and Information Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2013

PhD program, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 2003–2005

PhD program, Department of Informatics, University of California–Irvine, 2015–2019

[It’s complicated]

Other Publications

Elfenbein, Timothy. 2014. “Cultural Anthropology and the Infrastructure of Publishing”. Cultural Anthropology> 29, no. 2: 288–303. https://doi.org/10.14506/ca29.2.06.

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    Assistant Managing Editor, Books Division, Duke University Press, 2008–2011

    Managing Editor, Cultural Anthropology, 2013–2015

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