Mark Drury

Lecturer in Anthropology
Phone: 
609-258-7369
Email Address: 
mdrury@princeton.edu
Office Location: 
309 Aaron Burr Hall
Office Hours: 
Wednesday:
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Also by appointment.

Teaching (Fall 2020)
Political Anthropology (ANT 304)

Degrees: 

PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY

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.