Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in the Humanities - Class of Fall 2018
Rosalind Morris is Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University, where she has served as director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender and associate director of the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. She completed her BA at the University of British Columbia, MA at York University, and PhD at the University of Chicago. Morris has held fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study, in South Africa; Weimar Institute for Cultural Technologies and Media Philosophy; and a Bellagio residency from the Rockefeller Foundation, among others. Her many publications include The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea (with Daniel Leonard; Chicago, 2017) and Accounts and Drawings from Underground: East Rand Proprietary Mines, 1906 (with William Kentridge; Chicago, 2014), and she is the editor of Can the Subaltern Speak? Reflections on the History of an Idea (Columbia, 2010).