Mark Drury

Lecturer in Anthropology
Email Address:
Office Location: 
309 Aaron Burr Hall
Office Hours: 
12:30 am-2:30 am

ZOOM / Aaron Burr 309

Teaching (Fall 2021)
Political Anthropology (ANT 304)


PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Short Bio
Mark Drury is a political and legal anthropologist whose research addresses sovereignty and self-determination, human rights and political conflict, and borders and mobility. Through fieldwork conducted in Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, and the disputed territory of Western Sahara, his work examines the legacies of unresolved decolonization across northwest Africa, focusing on three, distinct periods: the 1950s, 70s, and the contemporary moment. He has also provided expert testimony for asylum cases pertaining to the Western Sahara conflict in US immigration court.