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Jeffrey Cohen
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Affiliation: Ohio State University, Department of Anthropology

Department: Anthropology

Location: Columbus, OH, UNITED STATES

ORCID: http://www.orcid.org/0000-0002-3556-1401

Website: http://anthropology.osu.edu/people/cohen.319

Twitter: osucultanth

Biography: I am a cultural anthropologist and my research focuses on Migration and Refugees; Economics and Development; Nutrition and Research Methodology with work in the USA, Mexico, Turkey and China. Since the early 1990s I have studied migration from communities in Oaxaca, Mexico to the US with support from the National Science Foundation. In collaboration with Ibrahim Sirkeci (Regent's University, London) we have developed a model of insecurity and migration. I also conduct comparative research on global migration patterns. My work on entomophagy (eating insects) in Mexico was supported by the National Geographic Society. I have served as an expert witness on several criminal and immigration/refugee cases, consulted on marketing and cultural issues with Fortune 500 companies and the World Bank. In my latest book, EATING SOUP WITHOUT A SPOON: ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY AND METHOD IN THE REAL WORLD, I explore how to conduct research. You can learn more at: http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/cohen-eating-soup-without-a-spoon My most recent work is with the Bhutanese Community of Central Ohio - Bridging the Divide: A Collaborative Exploration of the Bhutanese Community Response to COVID-19, https://research.osu.edu/first-round-awardees-for-the-seed-fund-for-racial-justice-announced/

Degrees:

PhD, Indiana University , 1994

Subfield: Cultural Anthropology

Job Type: Academic

Geographic Areas of Expertise:
Latin America and the Caribbean
Europe
Middle East
South-East Asia
North America

Languages:

Spanish

Interests/Specialty Areas:

Migration/Immigration/Diaspora

My latest research is: Bridging the Divide: A Collaborative Exploration of the Bhutanese Community Response to COVID-19, https://research.osu.edu/first-round-awardees-for-the-seed-fund-for-racial-justice-announced/ Entomophagy in the rural diet in Mexico

My favorite text is: Currently reading Decolonizing Ethnography, it is super!