Joshua Craze

Collegiate Assistant Professor, Social Sciences
Core: Power, Identity and Resistance

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Joshua Craze was born in London, Britain, and has lived in Cambodia, Egypt, France, Kenya, the Netherlands, South Sudan, and the US. He was educated at St Peter’s College, University of Oxford, l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales-Paris, the University of Amsterdam, and received a Ph.D. in socio-cultural anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2014. He has taught political philosophy at Science-Po, Paris, and anthropology at Berkeley, and in San Quentin State Prison, California. His doctoral thesis is based on 18 months fieldwork in the Sudan-South Sudan border zone. He works on the relationship of ethics and politics in war photography, humanitarian work, and in anthropology. He is also currently a UNESCO 2014 Laureate Artist in Creative Writing, and writes fiction and essays. His work is available at